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Home to the Faculty Technology Center, Academic Technology provides training and support for learning technologies at CSUN, including:

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Using Multi-Factor Authentication with Duo

March 23, 2021

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Since the onset of the pandemic and our shift to virtual online modalities, there has been a sharp increase in threats and attempts to gain access to the accounts of faculty, staff and students at educational institutions across the country, including at CSUN and other campuses in the CSU. These increasingly sophisticated and coordinated attacks use frauds and scams to steal passwords and often attempt to gain access to your confidential financial information or use your password to gain unauthorized access to other CSUN systems, including those with faculty research data. Read more about Using Multi-Factor Authentication with Duo

Native Video Player Now Available in Zoom

Enhance Your Virtual Classroom with Portfolium

March 23, 2021

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Portfolium is an online portfolio and professional social media platform developed to display academic work and enhance career achievementsCSUN faculty and students have access to this platform at no cost, and there are over 75 active CSUN faculty users already on Portfolium. Read more about Enhancing Your Virtual Classroom with Portfolium

Canvas Tips for March - Backing Up Your Course

Can You Read This? Using Color Contrast in Universal Design

What's Your Personal Fuel Strategy?

March 23, 2021

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A dear friend sent me an inspiring YouTube link about race car driver Danica Patrick. In 2008, Patrick became the first woman to win a major league IndyCar event. Patrick took the lead in the Indy Japan 300, finishing almost six seconds ahead of the next driver, who ran out of fuel in the final turns of the track.

What’s interesting to note is that in 2006, Patrick ran out of fuel with three laps to go in the Firestone Indy 400.  In Japan, Patrick elected to refuel before she needed to, a strategy that allowed her to win the race.  

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