Monthly Archives: October 2014

Halloween Tech Villains

We’ve all had a moment when we sat at our computers, wondering why it was running slower than it did when we first bought it. When you take it in to ITS to find out why, they ask if you’ve

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Posted in Computer Tips, Home Page, Web Tips

Door Access Control Project

Collaboration from ITS, Facilities and Campus Security helped bring to life this multi-faceted project which not only provides more security on campus, but also provides easier and more secure building access for students and faculty. The project includes installing door proximity card readers, door position sensors, electric strikes, surveillance cameras, and

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Ask the Phone for a Number

Avoid looking up a phone number. Instead ask the phone for the number!  Don’t even pick up the handset! Dial extension 1100. When asked, say the name of the person you are trying to call and you will be connected.

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Posted in Home Page, Phone Tips

BlackBoard Rubric Work Around

Using the blog or journal tools in Blackboard, although useful, can be frustrating when it comes to grading. Many instructors have had problems with the single grade you can input for the entire tool, regardless of how many posts there

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Posted in Computer Tips, Home Page, Teaching and Learning, Web Tips

Turnitin Student Success Week

When was the last time you attended a webcast or online activity orientated on student success in the classroom? If you can’t remember when (or even if you can) make sure to check out Student Success Week put on by

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Posted in Home Page, Teaching and Learning, Training