Many of Adobe's products are migrating to cloud versions and annual subscription models, which will affect products UAB users purchase. Specifically, updates for Creative Suite will be available only by subscription and under Creative Cloud by fall. See how to provide feedback at www.uab.edu/it.
The new agreement covers its Creative Cloud — comprising products such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver — and Acrobat Pro, plus improved home-use rights. Order details are online.
Canvas launched May 5 for some and will start June 2 for the 10-week term and June 23 for the Summer B Term. Students will be enrolled in Canvas for courses included in the pilot; all others will remain in Blackboard until fall. Register for training, technical support, request a feature and more on the Canvas Success Site.
UAB IT recommends that employees, staff and students who conduct personal business using the Internet change those personal passwords to protect themselves against fraud, identity theft and other cyber-crimes.
Only weeks left until your Canvas course for the summer session will launch, and UAB Online can help ensure you are ready with online, day and evening training through May 15. Register on the Training Calendar page of the Canvas Success Site.
UAB will be upgrading students to Microsoft Office 365, a new cloud-based platform, April 30-June 30, to provide more email space and file storage, plus access to Word, PowerPoint and Excel from laptops, tablets and other mobile devices using a single Web interface.
Walk-in labs will be offered 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each Friday in the Center for Teaching and Learning to help faculty rebuild online courses. Find additional training opportunities and other support on the Canvas Success Site.