Tag: Faculty

Deteriorating Classroom Conditions

Deteriorating Classroom Conditions

Question: It is time for some serious attention to be paid to the deteriorating conditions in the classrooms in which we teach.  Primarily:  C409, C415A, C415B, C415C, CC16, and CC40.  The furniture has not been cleaned in a very long time.  Table tops and keyboards are filthy.  They used to be kept clean by work […]

November 1, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Anti-Virus Software

Anti-Virus Software

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: I do want to learn photoshop and is there any classes in this school available for me to develop my interest. And I have look up angel, it needs to pay for the videos online. Besides,could you send me a kapasperky anti-virus program with code key to my email. […]

September 15, 2011 | 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
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
Email Access Changes on Phones

Email Access Changes on Phones

On Friday April 1 @ 2pm, IT for FIT will disable an old and unsecured method of receiving email on phones called POP 3.  The majority of the FIT Community has been configured to use a different reliable and secure protocol.  However, there could be a few users with personal phones that could be affected […]

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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
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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QuickStart Guide for Connecting Computer to Projector in new A-Labs

QuickStart Guide for Connecting Computer to Projector in new A-Labs

Teaching in a new A-Lab? Want to hookup your computer to the Projector and Sound System? QuickStart PDF guide here.

March 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
Use MS Word & Acrobat Pro to create Table of Contents for a PDF

Use MS Word & Acrobat Pro to create Table of Contents for a PDF

  Have a large PDF document you’d like to create a table of contents for?  Well today’s you’re lucky day, here’s the how to tutorial: If the video size is too small to follow in this blog post, direct link here.

March 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
Need to attach a large file in an email?

Need to attach a large file in an email?

This little workflow is a life saver, and something I couldn’t really live without at FIT.  As you may (or may not know) attaching large files (those that are bigger than 10MB) is not possible using our FIT email system.  Well using our Document Management system (Webfiles) you can!  By creating what’s called a “Ticket” […]

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