Monthly Archives: April 2016

Tech Tip: Styles and Themes in Excel

Themes allow a user to format an entire document with a certain look. This includes fonts and colors. Editing Themes in Excel can make data easier to read and organize. To edit Styles or Themes, first open a document, then

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Recent Canvas Updates: April 2016

The latest updates to Canvas include some extremely useful new features that many faculty and students have been hoping to see.  Check out the screencast that details some of these features or read the full release notes for all of

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Have you enjoyed reading the Newsletter articles this year? Do you want to continue reading articles and Tech Tips over the summer? Subscribe to the ITS blog and receive notifications whenever an article or Tech Tip is posted! It’s easy.

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Tech Tip: Scale for Printing in Excel

Printing in Excel can be a little complicated. When working with Excel, the document can become large, and sometimes you may need to scale a large document before printing. To start, open the document you would like to print in

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What Happens for Grads?

When you graduate a lot in your life changes. Everything can be very overwhelming. What happens to your network folders? What happens to your email? How do you forward emails? What do you do with Symantec now that you’re graduating?

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Canvas Tip of the Week: Keyboard Shortcut for Lengthy Discussions

If you are reading a long discussion thread and need to quickly get back to the top of the page to look at the original post, use the keyboard shortcut  “CTRL + HOME” to scroll up in a discussion board.

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End of Year Information

Leaving your office for the summer requires some planning. There are a few things that you should keep in mind before heading out for a well-deserved break. Out of Office Email Response Setting your email to automatically reply is an

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For Faculty: Ideas for the Last Day of Class

The end of the semester is fast approaching.  How can you maximize learning and tie up all of the loose ends the last day of class?  This Faculty Focus article has some interesting activities to make the last day of

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Tech Tip: Office 365 Multiple User Edits

Multiple users can edit a single Office 365 document at one time. You can share editing with both Etown network users, and non-Etown network users. First navigate to “portal.office.com” in a web browser such as Google Chrome. Open the document

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Guard Your Privacy Online & Offline

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: use long, complex passwords to secure your online accounts. Use different passwords for different sites, and change them regularly. There is no better way to ensure your online security, than to

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Can Microwaves Interfere with Wi-Fi Signals?

Can microwaves really interfere with Wi-Fi signals? Yes! Microwaves really can interfere with Wi-Fi signals. Microwaves literally rely on small electromagnetic waves to heat food. These micro-waves (get it now?) are the same waves that are used to emit Wi-Fi signals,

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Tech Tip: Do Not Save Passwords in Browser

Many browsers, such as Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Firefox, offer to save passwords for future use. These passwords are saved in the current user data for the browser, which is easily found and stolen leaving your account and personal information

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Don’t Be Fooled by Phishing

Happy April Fool’s Day! Are you planning on fooling someone you know? Have you been the victim of a great prank yet? Pranks are all good and fun until someone’s security is at risk. Don’t be fooled by phishing this

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