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Simmons TechNews

Each month, TechNews previews new technology and gives the entire Simmons community insight into the projects we’re working on to provide you with the best possible service and support.

Recent TechNews Articles

Streaming Course Content with Tegrity

When School of Nursing and Health Sciences professor Karen Teeley prepares for each new semester, she draws on twenty-five years of nursing experience and more than twelve years of experience teaching blended courses. Recently, Professor Teeley has expanded her toolkit by adding a set of short, reusable introductory videos that help to engage new students. […]

The Internet of Things

What, exactly, is the Internet of Things? It’s a catchall term for the increasing connectivity between devices of all kinds. Find out more below. Click for larger version. If you’d like to further explore the Internet of Things, check out thisbrief yet thorough introduction from consulting firm McKinsey.

New Telephone System: Pilot Testing & Voicemail to Email

Simmons Technology continues the behind the scenes work necessary to installing the College’s new telephone system. Pilot Testing The project is proceeding on time and the next major step is to begin a pilot test in early March. This testing period will involve a small scale rollout of new equipment to the Technology department. Team […]


Simmons Technology offers several options for training. Instructions for many of the most popular applications at Simmons are available in our How-to Articles. Below are direct links to a few Simmons sites focused on academic, collaboration and continuous learning.

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