Welcome to the UNIT Updates webpage where UNIT will display monthly updates on services and solutions, projects, new UNIT Initiatives and relevant UNIT information for the Villanova Community. Please let us know if you have any comments or ideas for future issues.
UNIT’s has installed a new version of Nolij Transfer, Version 6.2. The upgraded tool allows automation of data uploads into Banner and documents into Nolij Web. The first project that utilized the new version of Nolij Transfer was our integration of Intelliworks and Banner. Another project that was converted to Nolij Transfer 6 was the Common Application processing. In an automated process, the applications are read in and pushed into Banner and the documents are moved into Nolij Web. By keeping Nolij Transfer at current releases, the departments across the University are able to take advantage of time saving efficiencies, along with increased interoperability with the Nolij Web product.
UNIT has updated and created content to communicate our services towards the Prospective, Incoming, and Enrolled student population. You may find the information at the following link:http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/unit/studentservices.html
The UNIT & University Communication website development team is pleased to announce that the next-generation Villanova University website (www.villanova.edu) launched Jan. 15. To address the increasing trend of websites on mobile devices (phones & tablets), the Villanova website now features responsive design technology, which directs villanova.edu to automatically configure to the different screen sizes of desktops, tablets and smartphones, while providing an optimal user experience on each device.
Faculty can now record video & audio lectures directly from their laptop and quickly share these recordings with their students. Using their laptop’s built-in camera and microphone, faculty can create rich multimedia recordings. The Mediasite Desktop Recorder allows you to record your voice, video, and whatever you are displaying on your computer screen. Recordings can then quickly and easily shared with your students by simply sending them a weblink (via email, Blackboard, etc). If you are interested in learning more about the desktop recorder please contact the Instructional Technologies group (http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/unit/instructionaltech/audiovideo/lectcapture.html).
In the Bartley Technology Center and Driscoll 221, you can now wirelessly connect your laptop to the projector. You will no longer need to plug in a VGA cable into your laptop or worry about bringing the right adapters. You'll simply connect to the projector over a wireless connection, and your laptop will automatically display on the projector. This gives you the freedom to take your laptop anywhere in the room and display it on the projector. Your laptop doesn't need to be physically on the podium. You can also display documents and pictures from Apple & Android mobile devices on the projector