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Student Device Ownership

Student Device Ownership

October 2, 2014

Eighty-eight (88) percent of St. Norbert College students own and actively use two or more Internet-capable devices, with 45 percent owning more than three such devices. This is up from last year, when 85 percent of students reported that they owned two or more devices, and 38 percent reported owning three or more. What might those […]

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Student Printing

Student Printing

February 4, 2014

1806 students printed an astonishing 79,309 pages between December 1 and December 14, 2013 — the two week period surrounding finals for the Fall 2013 semester. The vast majority of those prints were black and white, with only six percent of the pages being printed in color. If all pages were printed double-sided, the default setting, […]

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LMS Usage & Growth

LMS Usage & Growth

December 6, 2013

The number of “active” courses in the SNoodle learning management system (LMS) increased from 49 in Fall 2012 to 176 in Fall 2013, an increase of 259 percent! For analysis purposes, courses were deemed “active” if they had more than 10 components, including links, documents, handouts, discussions, quizzes, etc. In total, 88 percent of students […]

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Did You Get My Ticket?

Did You Get My Ticket?

November 1, 2013

Yep, we got it — along with over 3,000 others! Between August 1 and October 31, 3,348 tickets were opened through the ITS Service Desk, requesting technology-related services and support. We all know that the first weeks of school are the busiest time of year. Here are some more fun facts about ITS tickets during […]

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Are You a Hacker’s Target?

Are You a Hacker’s Target?

October 4, 2013

Here’s a not-so-fun fact: nearly three out of every four people in the world  – 69 percent — will fall victim to cybercrime in their lifetime, according to data published by Solera Networks earlier this year. Wow, and not in a good way. This interesting infographic, “Are You a Hacker’s Target“, on hackers and cybercrime […]

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

August 28, 2013

Ninety-nine (99) percent of St. Norbert College students own a laptop computer, according to two surveys we conducted in spring 2013. This compares to 85 and 75 percent laptop ownership among faculty and staff, respectively. Nearly 600 students responded to the surveys — 362 to the MISO survey, conducted by leading liberal arts colleges to […]

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