Archive for the ‘Web Applications’ Category
MapBox makes creating custom maps a breeze. From the website you can easily create a map that can be embedded in a webpage, but that is just the beginning. There are endless possibilities of what you can do with the MapBox tool.
About Teacher Evaluations Teacher evaluation responses should provide useful feedback on teachers’ performance that helps instructors improve their teaching skills. Also, these responses may help decision makers make important decisions about development, tenure, promotion, compensation and awards. Teacher evaluation results may be used by future students to gain more insight on a course as they […]
The new online catalog is now available at http://catalog.olemiss.edu . If you have any concerns or notice any issues, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Following are some of the features we would like to highlight: We have two catalogs in an academic year, Fall and Spring. While the catalog defaults to the current catalog, you can view […]
Do you ever send a document back and forth between people making corrections each time? It is my experience, that it is usually hard to be sure which copy is the “good” copy. Box Collaboration allows users to work on a single document and save it each time so that the entire group can […]
Instead of editing your document on your desktop then uploading to Box, you can edit it with Box Edit. Using this application through Box allows you to edit your document and save in two places, on the cloud and on your desktop, with one click. With Box Edit, you can: – Create new documents: Create […]
Sai Kiran Vudutala is a computer science graduate student whose goal was to make searching the university’s website better and easier. The new Search application, available on the UM home page, is better than ever. Until now, it was often difficult to find specific things on the UM Website because the old search relied […]
Transcript requests have recently been added to the mobile-friendly version of the myOleMiss portal. Students can conveniently request official and unofficial transcripts on their mobile devices by visiting myOleMiss and selecting the request a transcript link in the list of mobile friendly myOleMiss services available to them. This service is consistent with the transcript request […]
In June 2011, a committee was formed to consider a University of Mississippi (UM) partnership with Google to offer Google Apps for Education to students. Google Apps for Education offers email, document creation, calendar services and home pages to use in private and collaborative projects. In September 2011, the committee requested input from the university community […]
A new Event Calendar lets people both enter their events and announcement them through UM Today, all in one step.
As noted in an earlier TECHNews article, the University of Mississippi’s (UM) Office of Information Technology (IT ) is a ramp-up site of a new technology from SAP, SAP NetWeaver Gateway (NG). As part of this ramp-up, Errol Sayre, Systems Analyst III, was part of the project team that delivered an iPad application for UM Admissions Counselors. These counselors […]