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Tech Tip: Making Copies with New Copiers

Throughout campus, new copiers are replacing the old ones. The new ones are smaller, but just as powerful. Some functions are slightly different. To make a copy, first you must login to the copier using your ID or username and

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Tech Tip: Atomic Learning Tutorial Videos

Did you know that all faculty, staff and students have access to over 10,000 videos and interactive learning modules? E-Town has a license to Atomic Learning and this resource is full of video resources to enhance your knowledge of technical

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Atomic Learning = 24/7/365 Access to Tutorials

Atomic Learning can give students and faculty in-depth, clear tutorials on a wide range of software and programs. To access Atomic Learning, you must first login on Etown‘s Atomic Learning page at https://www.atomiclearning.com/login/etown using your Jayweb username and password or

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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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Atomic Learning: Ten Ways Faculty Can Use These Videos

E-Town has a campus-wide subscription to Atomic Learning training videos.  This service provides over 10,000 videos on common technology and teaching topics and now also includes web-based assessments for many of the video series.  Are you wondering how other faculty

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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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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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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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Canvas Tip of the Week: Discussion Posts

Viewing Unread Discussion Posts Discussion boards are another feature in Canvas, and a great tool for both teachers and students to increase interaction. The discussion posts in these boards will appear “read” when you scroll through a discussion thread, but if you

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Canvas – March 2015 Updates

The transition to Canvas is well underway!  All of the summer 2015 and fall 2015 semester courses are now in the Canvas learning management system.  If you want to check out what the course template looks like, you can login

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Canvas Updates – February 2015

The transition to Canvas is progressing.  At this time, we have all of the May term courses that have elected to use Canvas and all of the summer term courses added to Canvas.  Weekly trainings continue to prepare faculty for

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Goodbye Blackboard

Goodbye Blackboard in… Countdown As of June 24, 2015, the college will no longer be using Blackboard as an LMS. Don’t worry! ITS will archiving all of your Blackboard courses and can help import them into Canvas. As Etown moves

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Making the Switch to Office 2013

Haven’t had time to attend the one hour Office 2013 training sessions ITS offers twice a month… and you’re trying to get used to Office 2013? Available whenever you are, watch a 25 minute training video created just for Elizabethtown

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Turnitin Student Success Week

When was the last time you attended a webcast or online activity orientated on student success in the classroom? If you can’t remember when (or even if you can) make sure to check out Student Success Week put on by

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Faculty and Staff Websites

Did you know that Elizabethtown College Faculty and Staff can create personal websites? The Office of Marketing and Communications offers this service along with a pre-designed free WordPress template. If you need help working on your website, there are periodic

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