Current Issues with Pilot Access Through Mobile App
Currently, some users of the Wright State App are experiencing intermittent connection issues to Pilot through the app. CaTS is aware of this situation and is working to resolve the issue. If you have any questions please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827 or toll free at 1-888-775-4827.
Current Issues with Live Video Streaming
The CaTS video streaming service is experiencing technical issues today, November 13. Currently, we are working with our streaming provider to correct the issue. CaTS will notify the university when streaming services are again available. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. If you were trying to watch the Staff Open Forum, please look for it on the Video-On-Demand area of the PEG channel early next week.
For questions, please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827 or toll free at 1-888-775-4827.
Information About WINGS Portal Replacement
CaTS will be replacing our existing WINGS portal platform with a new Drupal-based portal. Many of you may know that Drupal was used to rebuild the university’s websites over the past few years. The primary reason for this WINGS portal platform replacement is that the existing platform is antiquated, inflexible and costly.
Course Studio, which is built directly into the current WINGS portal, will not be available in the new Drupal-based portal. Many have felt for some time, including sentiments frequently expressed by students, that consolidation into a single Learning Management System would be beneficial. The Center for Teaching and Learning has a plan to help transition Course Studio users to Pilot. This plan includes the availability of a simplified course home page, along with relevant training and workshops. The CTL will be providing more information on this plan soon.
Currently, CaTS anticipates releasing a beta version of the new WINGS portal in early 2015. Both the existing WINGS portal with Course Studio and the new portal will be available through 2015 Spring Semester. No Course Studio classes will be generated for the 2015 Summer Semester. The old WINGS platform will be retired during the Summer Semester, allowing faculty and anyone with a group in Group Studio to collect any content of value. Once WINGS is retired, the content in Course Studio and Groups will no longer be available. CaTS will soon be announcing a new collaborative platform that can serve as a replacement for WINGS Groups.
Finally, CaTS and CTL will be soliciting feedback from the campus community over the coming months. We hope that you will actively participate, helping us to make this transition as easy as possible for all of you.
Reminder: Sign Up for Microsoft Lync 2013 Training
CaTS wants to remind you that we have upcoming training sessions for Microsoft Lync 2013. Our instructors will guide you through the Lync software and show you how to chat, share files, and use Lync as both a remote location meeting tool and as a way to interview prospective employees or students.
Here is a list of upcoming sessions, along with their availability:
-Thursday, November 13; 10:00 – 11:30am – Only a few seats left!
-Tuesday, November 18; 2:00 – 3:30pm – Only a few seats left!
-Tuesday, December 2; 2:00 – 3:30pm – Plenty of seats left to fill.
-Wednesday, December 10; 10:00 – 11:30am – Plenty of seats left to fill.
Sign up now and take advantage of all that Lync has to offer! To register for a session visit this website:
To learn more about Microsoft Lync visit http://wright.edu/information-technology/services/microsoft-lync. If you’ve got any questions about Microsoft Lync or our training sessions, please give the Help Desk a call at (937) 775-4827 or toll free at 1-888-775-4827.
WrightBuy System Currently Unavailable
Due to system updates from the vendor, the WrightBuy system will be unavailable until Noon on Sunday, November 2.
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