Archive for November, 2009

FIT Customer Service: Top 5 Questions Asked

FIT Customer Service: Top 5 Questions Asked

Top Five Questions (and Answers) asked at IT’s Customer Service Help Desk: #5. How do I access my email, class schedule, angel, my class audit, etc? A: Go to: http://myfit.fitnyc.edu #4. How do I set my security questions? A: Go to: http://passkey.fitnyc.edu Type in your username and password in the dialog box that appears; if […]

November 24, 2009 | By | Reply More
Google’s Image Swirl: new beta image search

Google’s Image Swirl: new beta image search

Google has recently released a beta version of an image experiment called “Image Swirl.” According to Google, “The service “organizes image search results based on their visual and semantic similarities and presents them in an intuitive exploratory interface.” The search capability is pretty limited right now, but the idea behind it is quite interesting.  It […]

November 24, 2009 | By | Reply More
Academic Skills Tutoring Center Partnership with Academic Computing Center

Academic Skills Tutoring Center Partnership with Academic Computing Center

Tutoring– an important component of an undergraduate education– has always been the means by which an institution provides students with the opportunity to seek help on a one-on-one basis or in a small group. The academic setting in which the tutor and the student(s) meet can often play a defining role in how this relationship […]

November 23, 2009 | By | Reply More
Final Cut Pro Studio Workstation Added by the TDT

Final Cut Pro Studio Workstation Added by the TDT

Studio D203 is open for business and all faculty and staff are welcome to come give this state-of-the-art multimedia workstation a test drive. This private room with sound proofed studio walls is fully equipped with a 2×2 Mac Dual-Core Intel Xeon computer, Sony DV deck with monitor and surround sound speakers. The workstation is loaded […]

November 23, 2009 | By | Reply More
Windows 7 Institutional Policy

Windows 7 Institutional Policy

Microsoft released two of three new products On October 22, 2009, the new operating system Windows 7, as a replacement for Vista, and the browser upgrade to Internet Explorer 8.  Soon to follow will be Office 2010 early next year.  All three of these products represent Microsoft’s move to improve functionality, performance and usability. Although […]

November 23, 2009 | By | Reply More
Faculty Highlight: Capture Software in The Academic Computing Center

Faculty Highlight: Capture Software in The Academic Computing Center

More than ever, faculty are challenged to keep up with the ever-increasing number of students who move through life on a wave of digital imagery. Fortunately, all over the world, tools like Camtasia Studio and SnapZ pro are becoming more and more prevalent in higher education. These software applications allow users to capture a computer […]

November 23, 2009 | By | Reply More