Category: News

February 19, 2016 eyork

Director of ISUComm Foundation Courses, Dr. Barb Blakely, has recently announced plans to make Sites the standard platform for eportfolios in English 150 and 250 courses. Dr. Blakely says Sites will help foster 21st-century digital literacies while at the same time serving programmatic goals.

April 16, 2015 eyork

We’ve created an ePortfolio reflection prompt that includes ideas for generating critical self-reflection on the electronic aspect of WOVE Communication, especially as it relates to the ePortfolio itself. You can view the prompt on this page.

April 16, 2015 eyork

To help us build a better platform, please complete the Authorization and Release Form. As we approach the end of our second full semester piloting this ePortfolio project, we are hoping to gather excellent examples of ePortfolios created by students to share with other students and to help us create an even better platform for…

January 13, 2015 eyork

Thanks to its growth and success, ISUComm Sites is getting a new contact email address, beginning Jan. 1st, 2015. Now you can reach support and services at sites@iastate.edu. You can email about anything, but especially if you experience technical difficulty, if you’d like to make a request for a theme or plugin, or if you…

September 1, 2014 eyork

We’re pleased to unveil our Quick Start pages. These how-to articles have been written specifically for teachers and students using our system, and they provide step-by-step instructions on how to do everything from creating new pages to building menus, to embedding and linking to media. Right now, we are planning additional articles, so if you…

May 30, 2014 eyork

ISUComm Sites is getting its first redesign. Aside from a new look and new functionality, there is also a ton of new content planned. We expect to launch the redesign during the second week of August, in advance of the Fall semester.

April 11, 2014 eyork

On Monday afternoon (April 7th), news broke of a widespread security vulnerability, known as Heartbleed, that affected the majority of websites on the internet, worldwide. By the morning of Tuesday, April 8th at 7:30 am, our servers were patched, and since then our sites have been reissued valid security certificates, which means network traffic is…