CSUSB’s Information Technology Services (ITS) presented an OktoberTech! event that ran from Oct. 17-20, showcasing different technological resources and devices available to students. OktoberTech! began with an ITS Tech Fair and Download Party on Tuesday, Oct. 17 near the Technology Support Center on the main campus. Attendees were allowed to visit tech-based booths that featured virtual reality, artificial intelligence gadgets like Alexa and Google Home, and software downloads useful to students. One booth on display was the Assistive Technology & Accessibility Center (ATAC), where students were provided with instructions on how to create audio versions of their textbooks and … [Read more...] about OktoberTech! 2017
By Erika Aguilar |Staff Writer| CSUSB is celebrating its fifth Homecoming and its second Bash, previously known as the Kick off on Oct. 17-22. To commence this week, on Monday, the Spirit Storm , coordinated by Student Engagement, will be taking place at the Library Walkaway and Jack Brown Hall. “I think it’s great that they plan an event like this. Seeing the CSUSB community get together and have these fun activities on campus will get more people to see how great this campus is,” stated student Sandra Gonzalez. "I encourage students to attend the events since it is a great opportunity to meet people with same interests such as same major and could help build connections … [Read more...] about The ins and outs of Homecoming!
By Melissa Benton |Staff Writer| More than 5,000 eTextbooks are to be made available in the fall at CSUSB. CSUSB will launch the use of eTextbooks, or digital rental textbooks. These will be offered at a discounted price of up to 60 percent less than the price of purchasing a new printed version of the same text. The Coyote Bookstore has yet to determine which classes will utilize the eTextbooks. The eTextbooks and other digital materials will be available through desktops, laptops, tablets, e-readers and other various devices. They will be able to be accessed online and offline, and will offer other capabilities such as highlighting and note-taking. This upcoming spring, … [Read more...] about Textbooks face evolution