Blog Archives

Create interactive web content with H5P

With H5P you can quickly and easily design your teaching and learning scenarios with interactive content. At Chemnitz University of Technology, the Wordpress plugin is available for the creation – the content can then be integrated into OPAL offers as well as on the website.

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Extension of Phone Power Saving Measures: Backlight on Only During Core Working Hours

The times when the phone’s screen is active have been reduced to the core working hours Monday to Friday, 9:00 – 15:00. Outside of this time window, the phone switches to sleep mode, but remains fully operational during this time.

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Encourage Exchange Through Surveys and Evaluations

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Various tools are available to design and evaluate your teaching with live feedback, opinion polls or detailed surveys. We provide a brief overview.

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Opening Hours: Computer Education Pools and User Services in Winter Semester 22/23

The University Computer Centre manages a total of 12 education pools at different locations. The PC workstations there have a broad portfolio of application software that can be used free of charge. They are available for the implementation of practical

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Maintenance work on the Raabestraße data network on 19.09.2022

On 19.09.2022, maintenance work will take place on the central building node in the Raabestraße part of the university between 6 and 7 pm. A software update on the backbone routers is planned. According to the manufacturer, the update will be uninterrupted due to router redundancy.

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Data protection information on the TUCapp

Please install the latest version of the TUCapp ( > 2.0.31 ) in a timely manner. It was discovered that previous versions of TUCapp unfortunately transmit data to third parties. With the latest update, the transmission has been disabled.

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MariaDB database service: certification change

On 31.08.2022, there will be a change in the MariaDB database server certification process to “dehydrated”. This will be accompanied by changes to the certificate provider and the certificate chain.

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Protection against dangerous or unsolicited e-mail with DFN-Mailsupport

The defence against e-mails with dangerous or unwanted content is intended to protect our users. Read about our experiences with switching this protection to DFN-Mailsupport and what you can do to improve the situation.

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For our web authors: Graphics on TU websites

Graphics are used in many places on our websites – whether as eye-catchers with a purely decorative function, content-expanding infographics or illustrative elements. When providing the images, there are various aspects to consider that have an influence on the user experience.

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Spring cleaning in our BigBlueButton system

Starting on 01.06.2022, we plan to delete unpublished recordings of older conferences from the system.

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