Yearly Archives: 2014

Netiquette

Netiquette is definitely a relatively new concept and it can be hard to tell how you’re supposed to address others online (especially your professors) and what the rules are for communicating. In general it is best to be polite and

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Etown’s Top 10 Apps for Students

Whether you’re taking notes in class or reviewing for a quiz, apps can be very useful for helping you learn. Here’s Etown’s 2014 List of Top 10 Apps for Students: Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus  This handy app not only offers

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VPN from Home

VPN, or Virtual Private Network, allows users to access their network folders and files from off campus by using remote access. Resources you can access include public/private folders, Jenzabar, and class folders. By using an encrypted channel to communicate with

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Office 2013 at Home (For Faculty and Staff)

Office 2013 is now available for full time college employees who already use Office programs on their  office work computers  and would like to use it at home. This special offer allows for the download of Office 2013 on a

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Etown’s Top 10 Apps for Instructors and Staff

Whether you’re making notes for a lecture or using a virtual whiteboard in class, apps can be very useful for helping you teach. They can also be helpful when working in office. Here’s Etown’s 2014 List of Top 10 Apps

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Posted in Home Page, Teaching and Learning

Excel – Zoom In and Out of Worksheet View

Are you having trouble seeing the data in your Excel worksheet? There’s an easy solution. If you’d rather see as much of the worksheet as possible on one screen, there’s a solution for that too. Zooming in and out can

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Posted in Computer Tips, Home Page, Office 2013

Sympodium Workshop

The Sympodium workshop, held in Esbenshade 163, will help faculty and staff learn how to utilize  Sympodiums in classrooms. Sympodiums, or “Smart Podiums”, are located in multiple classrooms across campus and have special features which allow instructors to “write” on

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Word 2013 – Edit PDFs in Word

Did you know that with Word 2013 you can edit unprotected PDFs? No longer do you have to use an outside program like Adobe Acrobat. Now you can fill out PDF forms and create your own PDFs from Word. Useful

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Posted in Computer Tips, Home Page, Office 2013

Hide Courses in Blackboard

Did you know that you can hide previous or cluttered course listings from your list on Blackboard? This doesn’t delete the courses; it only hides them from view. This can unclutter your landing page and make it easier to navigate

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Word 2013 – Missing Ruler Features

While working on a Word document, you discover that your indent markers are missing! Now that you look at it, so is the tab selector. What’s going on? How can you fix it? In a recent Office update, Microsoft caused

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Posted in Computer Tips, Home Page, Office 2013

Wireless Connection Assistance Schedule

Link to Schedule Prior to requesting assistance, follow the steps for connecting your computer or other devices. The Elizabethtown College ITS student staff will be available for assisting students in connecting their computers to the college’s wireless network. Monday, August

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Posted in Home Page, New Student Tips

Word 2013 – Read Mode

Word 2013 has several useful new features including the brand new Read Mode. This viewing mode is useful for reading long documents and is comparable to reading a magazine online. Read Mode features two pages of a document side by

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ITS Resources and Services

Did you know that Etown ITS has many resources and services available to faculty, staff, and students? From online 24/7 tech support to equipment available for all your academic needs, ITS has it all! For more information on what’s available

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Posted in Home Page, Training

Password Change (For Students)

It’s that time of year again! Before heading back to school make sure to change your password, not only on your email but on your mobile devices as well. One of the most common reasons students get locked out of

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Posted in New Student Tips, Web Tips

Printing Options

Web Printing  Students can now send printing jobs to the printer across campus from the comfort of their own dorm room. Using PaperCut, students can easily send a print job to a printer and pick it up from a print station

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Posted in Computer Tips, New Student Tips