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Ask IT: Q&A with student Nghia Ngo on Facebook Networks

Ask IT: Q&A with student Nghia Ngo on Facebook Networks

“Ask IT” Question: I tried to join FIT network on facebook and however I was unable to receive the confirmation email from facebook to my FIT email account. What i can do to resolve the problem? Thank you Answer: Hi Nghia, I took a look at one of the networks for FIT and was able […]

January 14, 2010 | By | Reply More
Ask IT: Q&A with student Aileen Chan-Miranda on Imail

Ask IT: Q&A with student Aileen Chan-Miranda on Imail

“Ask IT” Question: Imail is trash!!!!!!!!!!! Please fix it!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Not working… constant error message!!!! Answer: Aileen, without more information, I am assuming that you are receiving an email channel error. If this persists,  please use the email icon in the upper right corner of MyFIT to retrieve your email. In response to the errors occurring […]

December 20, 2009 | By | Reply More
Creating Powerful PowerPoint Templates

Creating Powerful PowerPoint Templates

One of my favorite educational blogs is The Rapid E-Learning Blog written by Tom Kuhlmann This particular post talks about finding inspiration for your templates from websites that you like.  It is a great place to find simple color palettes to really make your slide pop or have consistancy. Some of the tutorials include creating that […]

December 17, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Ask IT: Q&A with Carmita Sanchez-Fong on AutoCAD

Ask IT: Q&A with Carmita Sanchez-Fong on AutoCAD

“Ask IT” Question: I had requested the installation of AutoCAD 2010 in my office computer during Fall 2009. When I did so, AutoCAD 2007 stopped working but AutoCAD 2010 was never installed.  I have been using AutoCAD 2008, which students do not even have because they are using 2010. Your assistance processing this request will […]

December 17, 2009 | By | Reply More
Ask IT: Q&A with Rachel Kamali on Blackberry Email

Ask IT: Q&A with Rachel Kamali on Blackberry Email

“Ask IT” Question: I stopped getting my FIT email on my blackberry.  I believe its since my FIT password was expired and I changed it.  Can you help me, or do I need to go to a AT&T store? Answer: Hi Rachel, For this you will have to go to http://bis.na.blackberry.com/html?brand=mycingular (this is the Blackberry […]

December 14, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Ask IT Q&A with Robert Vassalotti on Classroom Podiums

Ask IT Q&A with Robert Vassalotti on Classroom Podiums

“Ask IT” Question: Hello Meredith and others in IT!! As was discussed at the Fac Senate recently: Podium systems in the classrooms need to be wired from an over-head, drop-down configuration so that there are no wires all over the floor and so we can move the podium around within a certain radius. The wires […]

December 14, 2009 | By | Reply More
Ask IT Q&A with student Jennifer Reminick on C307

Ask IT Q&A with student Jennifer Reminick on C307

“Ask IT” Question: The electronic lock on the door to c307 needs to be replaced. The teachers have a hard time opening it, and so do the security guards. My teacher Sean Sullivan does not even have a card for the room. We have wasted hours of his class as security try to open the […]

December 14, 2009 | By | Reply More
Ask IT Q&A with Leatrice Mendelson on Museum Podcasts

Ask IT Q&A with Leatrice Mendelson on Museum Podcasts

“Ask IT” Question: I would like to know how to configure a walking tour with an i pod through the metropolitan museum. It would be similar to the headphone type of guide that the Museum provides but would be geared to FIT students who wish to go independently because they are not able to go […]

December 13, 2009 | By | Reply More
Trouble accessing email

Trouble accessing email

Early this morning it was discovered that there is a problem with the FIT email system (Webmail). IT staff are diligently working on the fix and will alert the community as soon as we have further information. Here are the places you can check to find the latest updates: MyFIT: On MyFIT, you will find information in […]

December 12, 2009 | By | Reply More
Emerging Technology: World’s Smallest Snowman

Emerging Technology: World’s Smallest Snowman

Just a little holiday cheer combining emerging technology with Frosty. I saw this post today on Emerging Tech, written by Chris Jablonski, and couldn’t resist sharing it with you. The National Physical Laboratory created a 0.01 mm snowman using nano-particle labratory tools. Cute little guy isn’t he?? Read the full post here Image Source: Source: http://blogs.zdnet.com/emergingtech/?p=1999 […]

December 11, 2009 | By | Reply More