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- Office of Admissions uses Passport badges for diversity, presentation and teamwork training
Purdue’s Office of Admissions is using ITaP’s digital learning platform, Passport, to strengthen and streamline training and onboarding initiatives. Six badges on topics such as relationship building, diversity and presentation skills were launched in 2014. Badges that will help train new Student Ambassadors to give campus tours are set for release in August.
- Revamped Purdue Data Digest provides more visual and interactive user experience
Purdue’s Data Digest, which provides official information about all the University’s campuses, now offers a highly interactive and visual set of information related to students, faculty, staff, instructional activity, and more.
- Purdue again leads the nation in supercomputing systems for campus research
Purdue’s new Rice community cluster is on the latest list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers and Purdue has three machines listed overall. The Rice, Conte and Carter clusters give Purdue the best collection of high-performance computing resources for any campus in the country.
- Tools from ITaP help professors connect personally with students, gather useful feedback
With assistance from Purdue’s IMPACT program and ITaP teaching and learning tools, education and engineering instructors are finding new ways to connect to students and to gather student feedback that can help foster classroom success.
- Most students, some faculty and staff now need to change Purdue passwords only once a year
Most students and some faculty and staff will now change their Purdue passwords every 365 days instead of every 180 days. In conjunction with this change, recommended by two campus committees, faculty and staff may now take advantage of Purdue’s two-factor authentication service known as BoilerKey, a smartphone app that generates secondary login credentials for extra security.