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The Provost’s office has published its report on campus IT reorganization, and have opened a comment period through September 30. CASIT employees and services will be transferred to Central IS or to UO Libraries. CAS faculty, staff and GTFs with questions about the reorganization are asked to contact Hal Sadofsky, Associate Dean, Natural Sciences.Link to report Link to comment form
REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture), a secure, web-based application for building and managing online research surveys and databases, is a premier tool for supporting UO research efforts with the goals of better collaboration and easier data management. REDCap can be used to rapidly develop projects via a point and click interface or by creating a “data dictionary” template file in Microsoft Excel that can easily be uploaded into the application. We offer REDCap as a free resource for UO researchers and their external team members.
REDCap is a preferred data...
Developers and website administrators incur risk when they collect sensitive data, such as student data, through web forms, and when they use web-based applications to analyze and display this data.
CASIT employs and recommends the following security practices when web forms are used for sensitive data:
TrainingCASIT strongly recommends that all users of web forms that collect sensitive data or site administrators of sites that work with such data undergo training both in basic online security awareness and in the responsible use of UO sensitive data. We will post information on training ...
The Canvas LMS now has a plagiarism detection tool: Vericite–a cloud-based technology that identifies plagiarized and improperly cited text. This service works as an external tool integrated within Canvas and will allow instructors instant access to scanned submissions and will also check papers and essays against the ever-growing online repository of materials with campus-wide databases of materials.
The specific details of how it works within the UO Canvas instance can be found here.