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New MyFIT Launch Thursday, June 14th

New MyFIT Launch Thursday, June 14th

On Thursday, June 14, you will see the college’s new internal website when you log into MyFIT. Integrating content from InsideFIT into the portal, the new site will provide a one-stop location for internal content that will be easier to use. • The first page of MyFIT will provide the same content that had been […]

June 13, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Lynda.com Campus Now Live via MyFIT

Lynda.com Campus Now Live via MyFIT

  The latest version of “Lynda.com” is now LIVE via the MyFIT Portal.   Lynda Campus offers new features and functionality that support teaching and learning initiatives. Also, it was designed to support the entire FIT Community, without any licensing restrictions. During the initial use of Lynda Campus, users will need to create a profile incorporating a […]

June 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
Joining iCloud

Joining iCloud

    If you’re like me, you’ve probably been procrastinating and avoiding your move from MobileMe to iCloud, which you will eventually have to do before June 30, 2012. Or maybe, you have an Apple device, but you just haven’t gotten around to signing up for iCloud. If you’re finally ready to move your devices […]

December 15, 2011 | By | Reply More
EduTech Day: Panel member Salman Khan’s “Khan Academy”

EduTech Day: Panel member Salman Khan’s “Khan Academy”

After hearing from Salman Khan at the “Social Media” panel at FIT’s EduTech Day last Thursday, I came across some great material that I wanted to share about Sal and his “Khan Academy.” Sal started his educational video collection with a few algebra videos that he uploaded to YouTube to help tutor his cousins. He […]

March 15, 2011 | By | Reply More
Steve Wozniak on Technology’s Role in Education

Steve Wozniak on Technology’s Role in Education

With FIT’s EduTech Day right around the corner on Thursday, here’s a recent discussion with Apple cofounder, engineer, and educator Steve Wozniak about his feelings on technology in education. Wozniak chats about personalized learning and how computers shouldn’t replace the learning process, but should enhance it. Computers can’t replace the human element, but they can […]

March 8, 2011 | By | Reply More
ASK IT: Sophos Installation

ASK IT: Sophos Installation

ASK IT form questions & comments: Hello. I wanted to download Sophos Security to protect my computer from viruses. However, I couldn’t download it. Could you explain how to connect to the program? They said my username or password is incorrect. I used the same username and password as I log in MYFIT. My computer […]

January 24, 2011 | By More
ASK IT: Applicant email info

ASK IT: Applicant email info

ASK IT form questions & comments: Hi, I’ve just applied to FIT and I’m having trouble even finding where to log in to my email. Is it on MyFit? Thanks Answer: Hi Kathryn, As an applicant, you will need to contact the admissions department, as they send all of this information in their applicant packet. […]

January 12, 2011 | By More
ASK IT: Office Telephone Issue

ASK IT: Office Telephone Issue

ASK IT form questions & comments: The mouthpiece on my office telephone no longer transmits my voice well. I sound so distant that often people cannot hear me. It’s not a hardware problem — I tried swapping hand pieces and the problem was still there. The problem is probably about two weeks old and seems […]

January 10, 2011 | By | Reply More
ASK IT: Problems with Lynda

ASK IT: Problems with Lynda

ASK IT form questions & comments: “I can’t access Lynda.com Training anymore. It asks me for a login, and my FIT login doesn’t work. I’ve used it throughout the semester, and it’s been a huge help. Will it ever be available again?” Answer: Hello Melvin, To access Lynda training, you must use the link called […]

January 6, 2011 | By | Reply More
Air Display for iPad

Air Display for iPad

The iPad allows you to be incredibly portable and is a great alternative to lugging around a laptop in transit. However, most of us have a computer available to us once we get to our destination, which can often leave the iPad collecting dust next to it. Why not put it to work and use […]

December 16, 2010 | By | Reply More