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Month: August 2014

Multi Media Classroom Updates

  Posted on: August 26, 2014

Multi Media Classroom Upgrades It has been a busy summer for Media Services with new projector upgrades in many of the classrooms. There were 31 new projectors installed throughout the Kamloops and Williams Lakes campuses with full room upgrades in 4 of the locations. Next on the list is the Barber Center where new screens…

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Lecture Capture Update

  Posted on: August 12, 2014

The Chronicle of Higher Education magazine recently reported on the technologies that students wished their instructors would use either more or less in their classes. Rated at number one, students overwhelmingly wished their professors would more often record their lectures to be viewed or listened to at a later time (71.5%) This year we are…

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TRU Telephone system now HD (High Definition) Voice (Staff)

  Posted on: August 12, 2014

The TRU Telephone system went through an upgrade in July 2014. Some of you may have noticed that it sounds different when talking on the phone. The reason is that we are now in HD (High Definition) Voice. Here is a more complete explanation. HD (High Definition) Voice, also known as Wide-band Audio, extends the…

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Outlook mailbox space increased (Staff)

  Posted on: August 12, 2014

In order to provide staff with capacity to save important emails, we have increased the size of the Outlook mailbox to 2 GB. Outlook mailboxes should be archived so that only the most current and important information is using space allocated for your main mailbox. When you archive your mail that is older than 1…

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Network data space has increased (TRU Staff)

  Posted on: August 11, 2014

IT Services strongly recommends that faculty and staff keep their important TRU data (including anything student related) on your H:\drive on the network and to encourage you to do so we have increased the size of that space to 5 Gb. There is always a risk when data is saved on a local hard drive that…

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REMINDER – Weekend Changes to TRU-ID accounts and student email

  Posted on: August 8, 2014

This is a reminder that August 8-9th is the weekend when everyone will have a TRU-ID that starts with a “T”. Work for this change will start Friday evening and continue all day Saturday. This is also the weekend that we will introduce a new email system (Outlook) for students. Information about the email change will be…

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Computer Screen Locking (Staff)

  Posted on: August 5, 2014

The Information Security Committee has mandated automatic screen locking in order to protect access to student and client data on TRU computers starting Tuesday, August 5th. Automatic screen lock controls on will be implemented for you this week, so that after 15 minutes of no mouse or keyboard activity, the screen will go black. In order…

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