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Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The Syllabus Enthusiast │Big News This Month: Partnership & New Feature
eNews from the
Syllabus Geeks :: Issue 4
Alliances in Higher Ed
Geeks partner with mighty academic leader
Combine the experience and passion
of established education leaders with the power and simplicity of the
Syllabus Geeks and you've got yourself a league of campus crime
fighters that are relentless in their pursuit to ensure your
institution improves performance and assures academic excellence.
Intellidemia is proud to announce
the first member of the Syllabus Geek Alliance, Jenzabar, Inc,
a leading provider of software, services, and strategies for higher
With a reputation for being the "good guys" of education
technology, Jenzabar brings end-to-end solutions that keep the entire
campus community connected. Our partnership with Jenzabar
represents a shared vision to develop new ways that streamline
workflows for academic administrators and faculty, while improving
The Syllabus Geeks are helping
Jenzabar extend its academic portfolio as well as its learning
management system, e-Racer, by providing clients with new tools that
help simplify the syllabus management process and enhance
collaboration with constituents.
Have a syllabus worth sharing? Send us the link and we'll feature it.
Syllabus Geeks at RCCC
Many of you know what it's like trying
to manage thousands of syllabi from semester to semester.
Collecting, reviewing, revising, approving, archiving, copying,
posting, distributing...it's a tedious and time consuming, yet
absolutely essential process.
At RCCC, this burden fell on the shoulders of mainly one individual in
the Office of Academic Programs. That's when a band of syllabus
pioneers concluded, "there has to be a better way." They were
Grab yer chaps and shine yer boots,
'cause the Geeks are headed to Dallas. Yee-haw.
Now that we've officially announced our partnership with Jenzabar,
we're happy to be participating in our first ever JAM; the Jenzabar
Each year JAM brings the Jenzabar community together to share innovative
ideas, participate in "how-to" sessions, and have fun with
We would love to connect with any budding Syllabus Geeks at JAM. Here's
how to find us. >>
The introduction of Linked Templates
did not receive the ovation composer Giuseppe Verdi did after the 1887
premier of Othello, but it was exciting enough to bring a room full of
administrators, ITs, and instructors upright with applauds. True story!
The development of our latest feature came at the request of schools
tasked with managing several "tiers" of templates, from the
institutional level all the way down to course sections.
The Syllabus Geeks are thrilled to announce our latest feature and we
put together a short video walk through. Enjoy. >>
Syllabus Geek vs. arch nemeses Faculty Resistance and Budget
Constrictor. The Epic Tour
The Syllabus Enthusiast, a monthly
publication, is brought to you by Intellidemia, the Syllabus Geeks.