Monthly Archives: May 2015

Canvas Tip of the Week: Finding Help

Need Help With Using Canvas? We have 24/7 chat, phone and web-based support from Canvas 365 days a year. All you need to do is click the “Help” tab located in the top right corner of your user dashboard. There, you

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Canvas Updates – May 2015

We have a few courses running during May Term in Canvas and then all of the Summer courses onward will be in Canvas.  The buttons that linked to Blackboard on the Current Students and Faculty and Staff E-Town websites will

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Summer Learning with Atomic Learning

Before you head out for break, join Atomic Learning’s Summer Session! Created especially for faculty and staff, this free informational email series begins mid-June, and includes weekly emails focused on helping you learn something new this summer—like using Google Maps

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Canvas Tip of the Week: Due Dates

Managing Due Dates in Canvas So, you want to assign due dates, but you’ve chosen not to because it becomes a challenge to continually update them for each class? Worry no more! In Canvas, if you set dates in your

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Insert a Symbol or Diacritical Mark in Word

Symbols such as hearts, arrows, diamonds, triangles such as ♥ → ♦ Δ or diacritical marks such as Ᾱ may be easily inserted in Word on a PC or Mac. The symbol is inserted at the cursor in a line of text and acts

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Reasons to Use Styles in Word

15 minute Webinar from Microsoft Office Blogs Presented by Doug Thomas, August 19, 2013 “Yes, you can format headlines with different fonts, but using Styles allows you to do so much more. In this week’s webinar, you’ll learn the benefits

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Congratulations to Our Graduating ITS Student Workers

This year, we have three of our ITS student workers who are graduating.  Want to know more about them and what they will be doing after graduation?  Need a break from studying or grading?  Check out this fun video that

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Canvas Tip of the Week: Announcements

Sending Announcements Versus Emails Announcements on Canvas are a great way to virtually communicate with your whole class. Canvas allows users to reply to any announcements that are sent,  so you may want to consider using Announcements for all course-related communication and save

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Using Presenter View in PowerPoint

16 Minute Webinar from Microsoft Office Blogs Presented by Doug Thomas “If you give presentations, you need to know about the tool in PowerPoint that offers you a second screen to give you more control over your talk. In this

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Three Favored Students to Graduate

Elizabethtown College is proud to announce the graduation of three of the most beloved and well-known students on campus, Bb Fake Student 1, 2, and 3. Attending classes completely online certainly was a challenge for these plucky undergrads but they

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Your Devices, Electronic Boogeymen

Commonly known but often ignored, electronic screens before bed time have a negative impact on your health. However, that “one more episode,” which turns into three, could be slowly killing you. Light-emitting screens can be electronic boogeymen by keeping you

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Student Password Change

Before You Leave Now that finals week is upon us, it’s a good time to change your account password on the school network. Why? Because you’ll have enough time to get used to the new password before summer hits and

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Excel – Multiple Sheets, Add ‘Em Up on a Summary Sheet

Keeping track of a budget by department or ledger number using Excel? And you want to put each department or ledger category on separate worksheets? Now how do you add up all that information by department on a summary sheet?

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