Google Groups, a tool for a team of users to quickly collaborate with one another either via email, or any of Google's various applications, is available with Google Apps for the University of Minnesota, effective Oct. 1.
As units at the U work to reduce costs while enhancing services as part of President Kaler's Operational Excellence initiative--or, what he calls "a new way of functioning at the U"--the status quo is being challenged. The effort is also fostering new partnerships.
The University of Minnesota student Mobile App Challenge is back for a second year! Undergraduate students have the opportunity to work in development teams to imagine, pitch, and develop a mobile app.
On-the-go access to Moodle courses just got easier. The May 13 upgrade to Moodle 2.2 added a mobile interface that enables students to access Moodle course content and perform tasks on their mobile devices (limited to mobile-friendly file formats).