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General Technology Resources

Penn State's Secure Server - change your access account password, edit your directory info, and forward e-mail.
PASS (pdf) - accessing and using your Penn State network file storage space.
ITS Faculty Services Page - a complete list of Faculty Services offered through Information Technology Services.
IDS Technology Handouts handouts for a variety of procedures and applications, including Angel, Blogs, ePortfolios, etc.

Resources for New Faculty

ITS Faculty Guide - guide to Penn State Information Technology Services.
New Instructor Orientation-  provided by Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence.  Includes online tutorials and links to resources and support.

Teaching and Learning Resources

Teaching and Learning with Technology - tools and ideas to help integrate technology into teaching and learning.
Educational Technology Services - a unit within Teaching and Learning with Technology whose mission is to "provide leadership and support in the appropriate use of technology for teaching, learning, and research"
Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence - provides support for faculty and students as well as links to many learning tools.
Schreyer Institute's resources for writing syllabi - provides information on how to prepare well-written syllabi
SRTE Web site - University Testing Services information about SRTE's, including an FAQ, a list of all questions and links to your results by semester.
iStudy for Success - Modules on many basic study skills (test anxiety, note-taking, etc). 
Research Project Calculator - from University Libraries - help students organize and plan research projects.


Academic Integrity Form (.pdf) - use if a faculty member believes a student has engaged in behavior covered by the PSU Code.


Teaching and Learning with Technology's cyberplagiarism detection and prevention - includes a link to a great student page
Penn State Support site for Turnitin.com - Penn State instructors can use this Web plagiarism detection tool.
Plagiarism.org - a new resource sponsored by the makers of Turnitin.


Copyright Perspectives- Covers many aspects of copyright, including Fair Use, Creative Commons, Teach Act.
Unique Resources for Copyright Education
- a great site from the Association of College and Research Libraries.

If you have questions about these resources, please contact Deborah Sillman.


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