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Fall 2014 Classroom, Podium, and Lab Images

Fall 2014 Classroom, Podium, and Lab Images

You are invited to participate in the development and testing of the computer image for fall 2014. Windows PCs will continue to run Microsoft Windows 7 and Apple Macintosh systems will be upgraded to Mavericks (OS 10.9). In this cycle we have two major upgrades: Adobe Creative Cloud (PC and Mac) and Microsoft Office 2013 […]

May 13, 2014 | By | Reply More

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2013

MIT just released its top 10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2013 where their definition of a breakthrough is “an advance that gives people powerful new ways to use technology.” I like better how they first described the list as: Think of the most frustrating, intractable, or simply annoying problems you can imagine. Now think about what […]

April 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
An app to help you text and walk?

An app to help you text and walk?

There is a new app on the horizon that will help you to stop smacking into things while you text and walk. My first reaction was the usual – stop texting and walking – Duh.  But, with the world and our lives beginning to sync more with mobile devices, especially smart phones, the reality is […]

April 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Google via Text Message

Google via Text Message

You are staring at the one bar of cell service you have in the subway just praying that  the web browser will return an answer before you leave the station……. and it starts to load just as you leave. Rats. Did you know that you can text Google (466453) a question and get an answer […]

April 8, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
iPhone 5 Announcement Today

iPhone 5 Announcement Today

For all of our Apple lovers out there today is the day that Apple will announce the new LTE iPhone5. Some say the screen might be bigger, perhaps a little taller?  The world will have to wait and see…….

September 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
EduTech Day: Highlighted Panel

EduTech Day: Highlighted Panel

Highlighted Panel – “Cloud Computing and Dumb Terminals: Opportunities and Challenges of Teaching and Learning in the Post-digital Age” Time:2:30-3:30, Break Out Session B Location: Katie Murphie Amphitheater   Communication is the center of passing along information and in turn learning.  It therefore begs the question, how does digital communication (Cloud computing, social networks, smartphones, […]

March 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
EduTech Day SUNY-Wide Conference “Teaching Learning and Sharing in the Cloud”

EduTech Day SUNY-Wide Conference “Teaching Learning and Sharing in the Cloud”

FACT2 Faculty Advisory Council on Teaching & Technology Friday, March 16th, 2012 Fashion Institute of Technology New York, NY  John E. Reeve’s Conference Center and in the Katie Murphy Amphitheater The Cloud is an expanding, evolving environment where centrally located software systems facilitate interactive opportunities for a virtually limitless number of users— working from any location. […]

February 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
New TechHelp Self Service Site

New TechHelp Self Service Site

IT 4 FIT is happy to announce that we have a new improved site for Self Service. Our previous site only allowed Students, Faculty and Staff to view Frequently Asked Questions. Our new site does that and much, much more. Students, Faculty and Staff can go to TechHelp.fitnyc.edu, log in with the same username and […]

August 23, 2011 | By | 1 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
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