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Sakai 11 is Almost Here!

March 21st, 2017

On May 12th, Loyola’s learning management system will be upgrading to Sakai 11. Per this upgrade, you will discover a few changes within Sakai. Some of these changes include: A new Gradebook tool Anonymous forum discussions More customization options for lessons A new Hot Spot question type within exams We will be introducing the new […]


New Evening Drop-In Time for Spring 2017

February 2nd, 2017

This spring, ITRS is adding two evening drop-in times on Tuesday and Wednesday nights starting January 17th. We will be available from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in person and online. Evening drop-in times are Tuesdays at the Water Tower Campus, Corboy Law Center Room 732 and Wednesdays at the Lake Shore Campus, Information Commons […]


2nd Annual Information and Technology Showcase

January 24th, 2017

The 2nd Annual Loyola Information & Technology Showcase will be held on Thursday, February 23rd from 9am to 1pm in the Information Commons and adjacent Donovan Reading Room. Come learn about existing library and technology resources through breakout sessions or visit some resource tables.  There are returning vendors such as Top Hat, Panopto, and SimplyMap, […]


Hoonuit, Atomic Learning new online learning framework

Hoonuit, Atomic Learning new online learning framework

October 12th, 2016

Atomic Learning now offers a new learning framework, hoonuit. Hoonuit Online Learning Framework, works to personalize online learning through four components: Learn It, Do It, Share It, and Prove It. Learn It is comprised of the traditional learning videos in which users discover a new concept through watching short videos. Do It then provides an […]


Zoom Into Fall

September 7th, 2016

This fall, Loyola is unveiling a new conferencing solution called Zoom. It is considered the primary platform for administrative and large group meetings, but it has the flexibility to be so much more. The only hardware requirements are a computer, webcam, and USB microphone. Zoom allows for robust audio, video, file and screen sharing, collaborative […]


Panopto “My Folder” Update

August 19th, 2016

Panopto is Loyola University Chicago’s lecture capture software. Panopto allows users to create sessions using a combination of audio, video, slides, and screen capture. As of August 1st, all Loyola faculty, staff, and students now have access to a “My Folder” in Panopto. This will allow users to create, edit, share, and store sessions within […]


Video Equipped Classrooms

June 1st, 2016

While it’s possible to record with Panopto from any campus computer just by bringing in a microphone and/or web cam, there are a number of classrooms equipped to record video, audio, and screen capture with no additional equipment. In these video equipped rooms, you are able to use controls built into the touch panel to […]


Create an iTunes U Course!

April 11th, 2016

iTunes U is a section within the iTunes Music Store that allows users to upload educational audio and video files for others to download on their computers and mobile devices. This gives faculty the opportunity to create an asynchronous course for their students, allowing them to view the courses in their own time. You would […]


Wireless Capabilities in the Classroom

March 4th, 2016

Some classrooms are equipped with technology that allows you to wirelessly connect your mobile devices to the projected screen without having to use a cable. It provides you the ability to move around the classroom with ease and you wouldn’t be constrained to the front of the classroom. There are currently two different systems connected […]


Introducing Panopto 5.0

February 8th, 2016

Panopto is a lecture capture platform used at Loyola to provide users with the ability to capture screen content, audio, and video simultaneously. Panopto can serve many purposes for instructors including allowing instructors to record their lectures in the classroom or to pre-record their lectures. Pre-recording lectures allows instructors to “flip their classroom” and use […]