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Take measures to prevent repetitive strain injuries
June 10, 2013It’s estimated that at least 10 percent of the MIT community has some form of repetitive strain injury (RSI). But there are ways to prevent it.
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Workshop helps Facilities employees improve computer skills
March 4, 2013ESL volunteers develop Computer Basics workshop for MIT Facilities staff who aren’t native English speakers.
IS&T addresses concerns about MIT’s network
February 5, 2013Information Services & Technology sheds light on recent service interruptions, as well as steps taken to mitigate risks to the MIT network.
MIT admits 650 talented and diverse students through early action
December 19, 2012Changes in admissions process keep pace with rise in applications.
MIT Connect: explore the world of MIT through social media
December 3, 2012Want to know what’s up at MIT? Check out MIT Connect, an innovative social media portal recently launched by MIT’s Communication Production Services in collaboration with the News Office.
OEIT's role in fostering open education: an interview with Vijay Kumar
October 31, 2012The director of MIT's Office of Educational Innovation and Technology discusses OEIT's role.
Open Education on the Move: An Interview with Vijay Kumar
September 20, 2012Director of MIT's Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT) discusses some of the key concepts propelling the open education movement.
Also labeled: Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Alumni/ae, Chemistry and chemical engineering, Education, teaching, academics, Educational Innovation and Technology, EdX, Faculty, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Massive open online courses (MOOCs), MITx, Open access, Open Learning Enterprise, OpenCourseWare
New application expedites student appointment process
August 22, 2012
Macintosh and Windows Users: Keeping Current with Microsoft Office
July 16, 2012IS&T plans to end support for Microsoft Office 2007 for Windows and Microsoft Office 2008 for Macintosh at the end of 2012. Upgraded versions offer better performance, integration, and compatibility.
Online courses help you learn MIT applications
July 12, 2012The beauty of online courses is that you can pick up skills as needed, anytime and anywhere. Recognizing this, IS&T’s Training Team has been full steam ahead, creating web-based courses to help community members learn and use MIT applications.
Wiki archiving process under way
June 6, 2012As part of an effort to improve the performance and usability of the MIT Wiki Service, IS&T will begin an annual archiving of wiki spaces starting this summer.
ARTEMiS brings art to teaching of science and engineering concepts
June 4, 2012ART for Engineering, Mathematics, and Science an initiative launched last summer through MIT’s Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT).
Set for launch: student hourly appointment application
June 1, 2012Web-based application that automates creating and making changes to hourly paid student appointments at MIT goes live on June 6.