Welcome to the first Tech Update of 2024. In this month’s edition we highlight the new Teams transcription feature for faculty and staff, new drop-in sessions to help enhance the Global Learning Spaces (GLS) teaching experience, data privacy, and more.
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Teams transcription now available for faculty and staff
If you’ve accessed Microsoft Teams in the last few weeks, you may have noticed a new feature—Teams transcription. This new capability allows you to download and share a written record of what was said during Teams meetings making your classes and meetings more inclusive.
Data Privacy Day best practices
Whether it’s ensuring information is securely stored and transmitted or updating your own personal privacy practices, Data Privacy Day is a great opportunity for you to promote privacy and data protection best practices.
Attention GLS faculty—New GLS drop-in sessions scheduled
If you haven’t yet, make sure to join an in-person or remote drop-in session to make the most of your Global Learning Spaces (GLS) classroom technology experience and get your questions answered. Registration is not required.
Experiential learning on display
During the self-paced Khoury Graduate Career Preparation course, graduate students were required to prepare an online portfolio to showcase their work and experiences to potential employers. Students were able to share their portfolios online using the free, easy-to-use templates provided by Sites at Northeastern.
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