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Ten new collaboration conference spaces supporting External Education went online on April 3rd. The rooms are capable of sharing content locally and with collaborators and students around the world.
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Education Computing visited the Harvard Center Shanghai which included a facility tour, WebEx training and technology management sessions. Two different languages are being interpreted during any live class. Three staff members are needed to oversee the technology for the events.
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Course and student enrollment data now syncs from OASIS to Canvas three times a day. The integration automated 96 courses, 343 sections, 1471 enrollments and 36 users saving 39 Education Computing staff hours since the April launch.
Coming Soon: PollEverywhere for everyone!  This audience polling tool was used in the March 28th Town Hall Meeting.
NBME shelf exam scores are now able to be uploaded and displayed to students in their OASIS gradebook. Clerkship Directors can also view students shelf scores and supplemental files.
HMS has partnered with the OASIS vendor to roll out new security features for an evaluation auto login.
Drop-in Ed Tech clinics have been scheduled through May- no registration required. Learn more...
The Global Surgery Student Alliance hosted the Boston Global Surgery Symposium on March 4th. This symposium gave students across the U.S. the opportunity to learn about global surgery from many of the leaders in the field. AVC fully managed service for this multi-audience/multi-site, live web streamed and video-on-demand event. More information can be found at: globalsurgerystudents.org

Audio Visual Communications introduced advanced “Proximity” capability to teaching and conference spaces. You can now wirelessly share content from your Mac or PC laptop to the in-room displays and view presentations on your portable device. Learn more about which rooms have these enhanced capabilities and how you can start using this feature.

 

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