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May 1st: WordPress Upgraded to 3.9

May 1st: WordPress Upgraded to 3.9

We have upgraded to WordPress 3.9, “Smith”, today. You will see a few important feature upgrades that will greatly help in your editing processes. I am especially excited about working with media with the new changes. Hosting a multi-site instance of WordPress is never easy, and each blog is in its own way its own […]

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Adjunct Summer Institute

Adjunct Summer Institute

The CET held a full-day event on the role of social media in the classroom on Thursday, June 6th.  The day will kicked off with an always inspiring discussion with ree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer at Columbia University and Professor of Digital Media in Columbia’s School of Journalism.  70 adjunct faculty attended the event that included […]

June 6, 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 […]

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Google Reader to Retire July 1

Google Reader to Retire July 1

I have been out on maternity leave for a while and a bit out of touch, I have to admit, but I somehow missed the announcement that Google was retiring its aggregator, Reader on July 1st.  Maybe I am now dating myself…. but I have used reader for years in conjunction with NetNewsWire and sad to see it […]

April 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
Phone Outage: November 28th 7am-9am

Phone Outage: November 28th 7am-9am

FIT Community:  On Wednesday November 28th from 7am-9am, IT must apply critical upgrades to expand the phone system in support of the new Advisement Center.  Users may experience sporadic outages of the phones during this window of activity.  After 9am if a user phone is not functioning a simple reboot should be performed.  A reboot […]

November 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Social Media

Social Media

Did you know you can reach the NEW IT TechHelp group on Twitter and Facebook?! : FIT TechHelp : @FITTechHelp Please follow us to see upcoming news!

November 22, 2011 | By | Reply More
Mini Retreat Breakfast: Social Networking on November 11th!

Mini Retreat Breakfast: Social Networking on November 11th!

SOCIAL NETWORKING: Expanding Teaching and Learning with Global Outreach Dear faculty, You are invited to a mini-retreat breakfast on social networking on Friday, November 11, 2011. Please join Ruben Quinones, Director of New Media and faculty member at NYU, to explore the role of social networking in education and its potential to promote inclusion by bringing […]

November 1, 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: 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