Scheduled Outage: MATC Internet Services October 10th

Please Notice, Per the IT Department:

On Friday October 10th, 2014, from 1:00 AM to 6:00 AM (Central), Midwest Fiber Networks will be performing scheduled maintenance on MATC’s Internet connectivity.

During this time, Internet services to and from MATC websites, such as Blackboard and INFOnline, will be unavailable.

Future of Video Accessibility According to Google

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Future of Video Accessibility According to Google

One of Google’s top objectives is to make information universally accessible. YouTube has embraced this directive by making video accessibility a priority from the top down. In this recorded session, Google provides insights into the future of accessible video, why universal accessibility is important to Google, and how captions and subtitles enhance content discoverability (Google even reveals test results showing the SEO benefits of captions).

Future of Video Accessibility According to Google

Watch this recording to learn:

  • How Google is building accessibility into YouTube
  • Google’s test results showing the SEO benefits of captions
  • Future of YouTube’s automatic captions
  • Why YouTube creators should caption their videos
  • How to take advantage of YouTube’s international growth through translation and subtitles
  • How Google is addressing the challenges of accessible mobile video

McGraw Hill Connect Scheduled Maintenance – Saturday October 11th

McGraw-Hill Connect will be performing a scheduled maintenance update on Saturday October 11th from 4AM to 9AM (Central Time).  During that time, McGraw Hill Connect content will be temporarily unavailable at their website and in MATC’s Blackboard.  Be sure to visit the Connect Blog following the update for more details.

No other services will be affected.

McGraw Hill Connect Scheduled Maintenance – Saturday September 27th.

McGraw-Hill Connect will be performing a scheduled maintenance update on Saturday September 27th from 4:00 AM to 9:00 AM (Central Time).  During that time, McGraw Hill Connect content will be temporarily unavailable at their website and in MATC’s Blackboard.  Be sure to visit the Connect Blog following the update for more details.

No other services will be affected.

West Allis Campus to Host Blackboard Workshops Soon!

Faculty working at the West Allis campus who have questions about Blackboard or Google Apps are highly encouraged to attend these workshops in September and October, provided by your faculty peer support representative  Erin Dischler! No registration is required.

Archive Process

Come to this session to learn how to perform the archive process to save a copy of your courses from last fall. This is important because last fall’s courses will be permanently deleted from Blackboard on September 30th at 8AM (CST)

Ask the Trainer: Blackboard & Google Apps

Come to this open session to get your questions about Blackboard or Google Apps answered.