Over the past year, OCIO’s Data Analytics team has been tackling difficulties associated with one of the most sought after resources at Ohio State – physical space. Classrooms, meeting rooms and event spaces are plentiful, yet it can be difficult to find open spaces that will suit particular needs at a specific time.
You may be familiar with the Affordable Learning Exchange (ALX), the program that funds and supports faculty members to help them replace expensive textbooks with open educational resources (OER). But did you know how it’s funded?
Accessible software is good for everyone, not just people with disabilities. Keeping that in mind, and to remain true to our commitment to diversity, our approach to accessibility is strongly related to universal design. Universal design means creating products that are usable by people with the widest possible range of abilities, operating within the widest possible range of situations.
Are you getting ready to travel for spring break? You’ve probably thought about measures for your own personal safety, but don’t forget the safety of your mobile devices! Be sure to pack the sunscreen for yourself and the encryption software for your smartphone.
Have you ever received a strange message from a “friend” on Facebook, asking you to share a password or join their new business venture? Maybe they asked some seemingly innocent questions, like your current address, first pet’s name, mother’s maiden name, father’s middle name… if this sounds familiar, you may have been a target of social engineering.