Monthly Archives: March 2016

Tech Tip: Sign Out of Microsoft Account

Office 2013 allows a user to sign in using a Microsoft account that links all of your Office work to an account. Signing in and out of your account is a pretty simple task thanks to the new Office. Signing

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Tech Tip: PowerPoint Slide Master

Slide Master allows the user to edit the entire document’s design and the effects at one time. With slide master, you can set effects such as transitions for an entire PowerPoint presentation at once. To start, open PowerPoint, and select

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It Could Happen to You

Identity Theft. It’s a scary thought. 17.6 million US Residents experienced identity theft in 2014 according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Have you ever thought about what you are doing to prevent identity theft? You might be unintentionally leaving

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Social Media Security

Social Media Security With Spring coming, I bet you’ll be taking tons of pictures of yourself and your friends. Before you even think about posting those pictures to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or wherever else, stop and check your security settings.

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Tech Tip: Customize the Ribbon in Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office has easy access tabs for commands. Some of these commands are useful, others are rarely used, and some commands you might need are not shown. To customize what commands are displayed in the ribbon, first open the Office

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Don’t Be a Wi-Fi Monster

Wi-Fi not working as fast as you’d like? Believe it or not, there are reasons your internet takes forever to load, and it’s not your computer’s fault. Going wireless is not faster for anyone. The signal quality is affected by

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Recent Updates to Canvas – March 2016

There are some useful updates and new features in Canvas that were recently deployed.  Check out some of these new features in the screencast or read the details in the release notes.  Some highlights for faculty include: Course analytics are

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Make the Most of Your LinkedIn

Your LinkedIn Checklist There are hundreds of articles floating around the web about how to make the most of LinkedIn. There’s one by Virgin Mobile, one by Business Insider, and even one from Dartmouth University. Here you’ll find a combination

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Tech Tip: Ignore Email Conversations

In Outlook, you can ignore unwanted email conversations, including reply all messages. To do this, first open Outlook. Then navigate to the message you wish to ignore. Click the Home Tab, then click Ignore beside the large Delete button. This button

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Tech Tip: Malicious Email Attachments

A new hybrid virus threat is using infected document attachments in emails. When you, the user, opens the attachment then the virus infects your computer. The first and best line of defense is to delete emails from addresses you don’t

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