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Illustrator for Fashion Design in Lynda.com

Illustrator for Fashion Design in Lynda.com

Lynda.com is constantly coming out with more and more tutorials and one specifically caught my eye today on using Adobe Illustrator for fashion design.  Two new courses are now available: Illustrator for Fashion Design: Drawing Flats walks you through drawing shirts, pants, skirts, and more, using custom brushes and symbols. Illustrator for Fashion Design: Creating […]

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Effective Public Speaking

Effective Public Speaking

Speaking in public effectively means more than getting over your feelings of nausea when you look out at a crowd. Lynda.com has an effective speaking tutorial on how to generate ideas for your presentation, building a storyboard, coping with anxiety, how to open, deliver, and close your speech with confidence and ease. Most go to Lynda.com for software […]

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Lynda.com

Lynda.com

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: Good Morning, I was curious when Lynda.com was going to be available again? Thanks, Amanda Keeler   Answer: Hi Amanda, Lynda.com is available.  What type of problem are you having accessing it? If you log into http://myfit.fitnyc.edu with your FIT username and password you will see a link to Lynda.com […]

August 23, 2012 | By | 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 […]

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Help Desk Staff Training June 11th

Help Desk Staff Training June 11th

FIT Community IT team members from the Help Desk, Media Services and Academic Computing will be attending customer service training on Monday, June 11, 2012 from 9am to 4:30pm. For this day only, the telephones will be staffed by non-technical personnel. Therefore, we will not be able to provide immediate resolution to user requests. We […]

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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 […]

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New TechHelp Support

New TechHelp Support

IT 4 FIT has revamped our tech support model. We have brought all calls back in-house and have created two support centers; one for Students and one for Faculty and Staff. TechHelp for Students Location: C307A Phone: 212-217-HELP (4357) Email: TechHelp@fitnyc.edu TechHelp for Faculty and Staff Location: C305B Phone: 212-217-TECH (8324) Email: TechHelp@fitnyc.edu We look […]

August 23, 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
Inexpensive Audio Equipment for Recording Interviews/Lectures etc.

Inexpensive Audio Equipment for Recording Interviews/Lectures etc.

You’ve recorded an interview using your consumer camcorder.  Looks fine, but the audio sounds awful….in fact it’s unusable…you can’t hear anything your interviewee is saying.  Whats the answer?  Connect a “proper” microphone to your Camcorder and record the audio using that. There’s a catch, though.  Most microphones hook up to recording equipment using a balanced […]

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