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  • Parents, family of incoming students use Hotseat to reinforce information during STAR
    An assessment specialist for the Office of Institutional Research, Assessment and Effectiveness is using Purdue’s backchannel discussion and polling platform — called Hotseat — to poll parents of incoming students on questions related to advising and registration. The exercise helps reinforce parents’ understanding of how Purdue operates and exposes them to experiences their children may have in large lectures.  

  • ITaP retiring old PAL 2.0 wireless system at end of July
    ITaP is retiring the old PAL 2.0 wireless system on July 31 because it is slower, less secure and not as compatible with current-generation devices as the newer PAL 3.0, available at Purdue since 2012. Faculty, staff and students who still use PAL 2.0 should switch to PAL 3.0 before Aug. 1. 
  • Purdue faculty, campus units getting state-of-the-art storage system for research data
    The Research Data Depot is a new service from ITaP Research Computing (RCAC) that provides a high-capacity, fast, reliable and secure data storage system designed, configured and operated for the needs of Purdue researchers and campus units in any field and shareable with both on-campus and off-campus collaborators.
  • Professor gets students to apply course concepts using Gradient
    By using Gradient, an online writing and peer assessment tool developed by ITaP, agricultural economics Professor Larry DeBoer can now incorporate writing assignments into his large lecture course.

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