Monthly Archives: September 2015

Adjusting Privacy Settings on Facebook

Social media, while a popular way to connect with friends and an excellent means of communicating, has its dangers. Without the proper privacy settings, information and content can be seen by coworkers and friends that is potentially damaging or harmful.

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Posted in Home Page, Web Tips

Canvas Tip of the Week: Adding Multiple Files to a Module All At Once

Canvas is great for loading content files that we need students to access without having to print them out on paper.  But adding lots of files to a module doesn’t have to be terribly time consuming.  Thanks to Tam Humbert

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Posted in Canvas, Home Page

How to Improve your Wi-Fi: Banned Devices

Wi-Fi not working as fast as you’d like? Believe it or not, there are reasons your Netflix account isn’t streaming too fast. The signal quality is affected by a number of things, all of which you can control. Wireless printers

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Recent Updates to Canvas 9/19/15

The latest update to Canvas has some really nice feature enhancements. Check out this brief video to learn more. Some highlights include: Recurring events in the calendar Polling available in the Conferences tool

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Posted in Canvas, Home Page

Canvas Tip of the Week: Suggested Browsers

While Canvas works better than Blackboard did in different browsers, it still works best in Firefox or Chrome. Did you notice that all of the desktop shortcuts on computer lab and classroom podiums for Canvas launch it in Firefox?  To read about

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Mapping Drives for Student Use

The network drives allow students to save and access information from any computer in a secure way, so long as the computer is also connected to the network. Your public folder is used to store files anyone can open, while

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Posted in Computer Tips, Home Page

Canvas Updates – September 2015

With the semester in full swing, and everyone using Canvas now on campus, all students, faculty and staff are getting comfortable with the new learning management system.  As with any technology change, there are things about Canvas that are different

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Email Attachments in OWA: Not possible on Chrome and Edge

Attaching files to emails can no longer be done using the Outlook web app in Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge web browsers. Unfortunately, updates to Chrome and Edge makes sending attachments no longer possible via these web browsers. This can

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For Faculty: Free Canvas Course about Flipped Learning

Teaching Flipped gives university faculty an introduction to the ins and outs of teaching with a flipped, hybrid, or online MOOC-type classroom. The course will examine what is known versus what is not known in the literature, and where these learning

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Posted in Canvas, Home Page, Teaching and Learning, Training Tagged with:

Etown Email: Setting Up on your Smartphone

Setting up your Etown email on your smartphone is simple, and will allow you to easily access your email on the go. Click the link below for your device and find out how. Instructions for iPhones Instructions for Android Devices

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Posted in Home Page, Phone Tips

Out with the Old, In with the New: Nicarry’s Renovations

The first-floor of Nicarry has received some new additions and changes to the classrooms, offering exciting opportunities for both teachers and students. Nicarry 101: This Seminar room is designed for video conferences and small training sessions. Fitted with a large

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ITS Help Desk: New Year, New Look

Summer can be a time for change, and nothing changed more on campus than the Etown ITS department. As Nicarry goes through a multi-year renovation, The Help Desk got a full makeover, new furniture, and a new location.    

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Office365: Features and Programs

Word Online: Word Online is a web-based version of Microsoft Word to create and edit word documents. Multiple users can also work on the same document at once, once it has been shared with others. For full functionality, documents can

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Etown Email: Adding “Flagged Mail” to your Folder

When it comes to your email, nothing is more frustrating than an unorganized mailbox. With the mountain of emails that we get each day, it’s easy to lose track of important ones, even if they’ve been flagged as important. The

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Posted in Home Page, Office 2013