October 2018 Faculty Technology Town Halls

Faculty town hall

Published October 3, 2018

UB educators joined UB Information Technology staff in early October for two faculty town halls to learn about the latest instructional technology and security standards. Presenter slides and a recording of the 10/3 session can be found at buffalo.edu/ubit/townhall.

North Campus: Wednesday, 10/3/18 from 2-5 p.m. in Clemens 120

To watch this previously recorded session or view presenter slides, visit buffalo.edu/ubit/townhall

  • 2:00 - 2:25 p.m.: Webex demonstration
  • 2:25 - 2:40 p.m.: Recording with Panopto Q&A
  • 2:40 - 3:00 p.m.: UB’s Security Standards
  • 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.: Top Hat classroom response demo & discussion with Top Hat’s UB faculty experts:
    • Scott Ptak, Department of Geography
    • Troy Wood, Department of Chemistry
    • Jessica Kruger, Department of Community Health and Behavior
  • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.: Top Hat Roadmap Discussion and Q&A

South Campus: Thursday, 10/4/18 from 2-4 p.m. in Diefendorf 4

  • 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.: Webex demonstration
    Webex is UB’s newest tool for online collaboration between faculty, students and staff. See first-hand how you can use Webex to host online office hours, connect with colleagues off-campus, organize virtual conferences and more.

  • 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.: Recording with Panopto Q&A
    Find out how UB educators can use Panopto on their personal devices to capture, edit, caption and share engaging instructional content that students can view, search and annotate from anywhere.

  • 3:00 - 3:30 p.m.: UB’s Security Standards
    Research grants increasingly include security requirements for handling digital data. In collaboration with faculty, UB has developed a set of minimum security standards for desktops, laptops, mobile devices and servers. Discover what UB’s new standards entail, and how you can be compliant.

  • 3:30 - 4:00 p.m.: Update on Top Hat and Open Forum
    Learn about the Top Hat classroom response system, which UB students can purchase at a discount. Afterwards, UBIT will open the floor to general questions and discussion.