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Project Updates

Educational Technology Intern Project

Thu, 02/16/2012 - 3:57pm

The NY Six Education Technology directors have developed a prototype for an ed. tech. intern program for students on the New York Six campuses which will provide practical, hands-on, educational technology experiences in an IT environment at our liberal arts institutions. The primary goals of the internship are to: 

  • Implement an internship model within an educational technology / IT services organization at a NY6 institution.
  • Offer practical, skill-based experiences in...

Network Security Assessment

Thu, 02/16/2012 - 3:51pm
  • NY Six institutions entered shared contract for network security assessments, which were completed in December 2011.
  • Workshop to discuss findings and best practices from the assessments was held on February 9.
  • Common policy templates to help fill in gaps in campus policies are being developed.

ConnectNY Update

Thu, 02/16/2012 - 3:48pm
  • Launch delayed by issues with upload of databases from new member libraries.
  • Current plan is to phase the launch on a campus-by-campus basis, in order to focus resources of the vendor on one implementation at a time.  Skidmore will launch first in Feburary 2012.

Feb. 2012 MediaShare Update

Thu, 02/16/2012 - 3:46pm
  • Policy development underway, including criteria for identifying deteriorating videotapes.
  • Copyright policies and procedures being developed in consultation with legal counsel.
  • Discussing new direction for streaming: live streaming of campus speakers/events to all six campuses (with permission)

July 2011 MediaShare Update

Thu, 09/15/2011 - 11:26am
  • Connect NY negotiations complete.
  • Joint CNY/NY Six working group created to begin implementation.
  • MediaShare meeting held on June 9.  All projects on course.  Key issue to be addressed now is copyright.
  • Amy has consulted with copyright expert at Bond, Schoeneck and King (George McGuire).  He will prepare an initial advisory memorandum for us, outlining the key legal issues and precedents.