Access IT Tips for Higher Education Online
It just got easier for information technology employees, and anyone else working at the University of Arizona, to tap into an online resource that tracks how higher education institutions across the country are dealing with a variety of IT issues, such as Internet security, wireless access, e-mail systems, online learning management systems like the UA's D2L, spending on hardware and software, and much more.
University employees can now use their UA NetID to access the resources – including surveys, studies and publications – provided by the nonprofit association EDUCAUSE.
The mission of EDUCAUSE, as stated on the organization's website, is "to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology."
"You can get a great perspective on what other institutions are doing," said Liz Taylor, the UA's deputy chief information officer, adding that many members of the campus IT community have attended EDUCAUSE conferences. read more »