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IT Night at the Spikes

The second IT Night at the Spikes was a huge success, with a total of 859 people (including 362 staff) registered for the August 8 Spikes game. Along with a great view of Mount Nittany and a Spikes win, those attending enjoyed a picnic buffet, great conversations, and a lot of laughs.

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Peer-reviewed questions available for some large, entry-level courses

Peer-reviewed questions available for some large, entry-level courses
Penn State’s Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) is prepared to assist faculty who need help with exam questions and assessments during the remote teaching period. One of several ways TLT plans to support faculty through assessment strategies will be by providing access to a database of peer-reviewed questions developed for large, entry-level courses.

Office of Information Security offers tips to avoid scams exploiting COVID-19

As the Penn State community shifts to working and learning online, cybercriminals worldwide have begun to exploit the fear and anxiety experienced in the wake of the novel coronavirus. Penn State’s Office of Information Security has seen a surge in malicious activity, a trend expected to continue in the coming weeks. You can avoid these scams and the risk they pose by learning to recognize them.

Virtual office hours offer remote teaching help

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To continue supporting Penn State faculty’s remote teaching, Teaching and Learning with Technology is offering virtual office hours each day during the week of March 16. During these sessions, instructors can get help with transitioning their courses from a residential format to remote.