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Lynda.com for FIT Alumni

Lynda.com for FIT Alumni

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: Will the Lynda.com upgrade be available to graduating seniors of 2012 later on? Or will it only be available to current students? Thanks, Rony Patzan Answer: Hi Rony, Thanks so much for your email, we are pretty excited about the upgrade with Lynda.com and are glad to hear that […]

May 18, 2012 | By | Reply More
Student Computer Drive Access

Student Computer Drive Access

ASK IT form questions & comments: Hi I am just wondering if it is possible to access my student storage space (each student gets their own storage space in the school computer) through my own computer?  - Aries Answer: Great question Aries, Your “name” drive, or a T drive that you might use on campus […]

March 28, 2011 | By | Reply More
Wordle Fun

Wordle Fun

Just because it’s Wednesday (silly excuse) I wanted to post something for fun.  In this day and age of tags, keywords, IDs and categories, why not have a little fun with all those words and create a visual.  If you haven’t heard of Wordle.net, take just a second to check this site out. You can […]

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EduTech Day is here (well…. almost)

EduTech Day is here (well…. almost)

Tomorrow is EduTech Day at FIT and we are ready to go!  The Great hall was set up today, lighting is moody (in a good way) and the presentations are race ready.  We have unbelievable faculty and student presentations throughout the day and sponsors including Herman Miller, Adobe, Apple, Cisco.  An Administrative panel discussing their […]

March 9, 2011 | By | Reply More
EduTech Day – One Week To Go

EduTech Day – One Week To Go

If you haven’t done so already – it is time to register for EduTech Day at FIT.  The all-day event is for students, faculty, staff and the public! Check out the 30 second promo for the event!

March 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
Video of the day – Blogs in Plain English

Video of the day – Blogs in Plain English

With the recent release of WordPress blogs at FIT the buzz is all about and I have received lots of questions of how a blog is really different from a website, or a wiki.  I am a huge fan of the “Plain English” videos so please allow me to present Common Craft’s, Blogs In Plain […]

March 2, 2011 | By | Reply More
New iPad to be announced today? Follow Bloggers from the Event!

New iPad to be announced today? Follow Bloggers from the Event!

So here it is, finally, the long awaited announcement about the iPad2.  So what will the differences be? Well previews and bloggers ‘in the know’ say that it will be thinner, lighter, and have a camera for video chats using FaceTime. Want the latest info from the Apple event today in SanFrancisco?  Follow the live […]

March 2, 2011 | By | Reply More
Flickr Creative Commons

Flickr Creative Commons

Need images to include in your presentation or blog?  With copyright infringement issues, it can be hard to find images that look great and are allowed for personal or commercial use. Enter – Flickr Creative Commons Member of the photo sharing site, Flickr,  now have the ability to add a Creative Commons license to their […]

March 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
WiFi for the iPad

WiFi for the iPad

ASK IT form questions & comments: From Xue Xia: Dear Support, I am wondering if the iPad is supported to get on the school wifi? Do I need to download some sort of anti-virus app in order to get on the network? Thanks! Xue Xia Answer: Hello Xue, Thanks for your question.  I am posting […]

February 8, 2011 | By | Reply More
Ask IT: Temporary Email Suspension

Ask IT: Temporary Email Suspension

ASK IT form questions & comments: Im an adjunct faculty member and my FIT e-mail is forwarded to my personal e-mail address. I am not teaching this semester, can I change the settings so that I receive the forwarded mail as a digest? Or can I temporarily unsubscribe from general college messages? Answer: Thanks for […]

January 26, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More