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October 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

UBC renews plagiarism-prevention tool Turnitin

UBC will continue to support Turnitin as its primary plagiarism-prevention tool, following the final recommendations of the Plagiarism Tools Working Group.

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Posted in Turnitin


August 16, 2021 at 1:58 pm

Changes to iClicker—end of UBC support for Classic and student remotes

UBC is no longer offering central support for iClicker Classic and the associated student remotes (or ‘clickers’). This change does not impact iClicker Cloud.

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Posted in iClicker Cloud


June 24, 2021 at 3:50 pm

Collaborate Ultra access turned off June 30

As part of UBC's move away from Collaborate Ultra, your access to Collaborate Ultra recordings in Canvas will be turned off on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. This removal is in preparation for UBC's access to Collaborate Ultra and all stored recordings officially ending on July 31, 2021.

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Posted in Canvas, Collaborate Ultra


April 13, 2021 at 4:53 pm

Recommendation against using Zoom with LockDown Browser for invigilation

Based on recent technical issues, we now recommend against using Zoom and LockDown Browser together for invigilation.

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Posted in LockDown Browser, Zoom


March 31, 2021 at 4:11 pm

Microsoft Teams personal chats removed after 90 days

Starting April 30, 2021, UBC will adopt a schedule of removing instant chat messages in Microsoft Teams after 90 days.

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Posted in Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft Teams