Tag: Faculty

Video of the day – Blogs in Plain English

Video of the day – Blogs in Plain English

With the recent release of WordPress blogs at FIT the buzz is all about and I have received lots of questions of how a blog is really different from a website, or a wiki.  I am a huge fan of the “Plain English” videos so please allow me to present Common Craft’s, Blogs In Plain […]

March 2, 2011 | By | Reply More
Reset Your Password vs. Change Your Password

Reset Your Password vs. Change Your Password

It may sound like quibbling but there is a difference between resetting your password and changing your password. When  you reset your password you are setting it back to the initial password (the first one you ever got at FIT) which is your date of birth in the default format of MmmDDYYYY example Jan031979. Keeping […]

February 25, 2011 | By | Reply More
Ask IT: Temporary Email Suspension

Ask IT: Temporary Email Suspension

ASK IT form questions & comments: Im an adjunct faculty member and my FIT e-mail is forwarded to my personal e-mail address. I am not teaching this semester, can I change the settings so that I receive the forwarded mail as a digest? Or can I temporarily unsubscribe from general college messages? Answer: Thanks for […]

January 26, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
ASK IT: Sophos Installation

ASK IT: Sophos Installation

ASK IT form questions & comments: Hello. I wanted to download Sophos Security to protect my computer from viruses. However, I couldn’t download it. Could you explain how to connect to the program? They said my username or password is incorrect. I used the same username and password as I log in MYFIT. My computer […]

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ASK IT: Office Telephone Issue

ASK IT: Office Telephone Issue

ASK IT form questions & comments: The mouthpiece on my office telephone no longer transmits my voice well. I sound so distant that often people cannot hear me. It’s not a hardware problem — I tried swapping hand pieces and the problem was still there. The problem is probably about two weeks old and seems […]

January 10, 2011 | By | Reply More
Ask IT: Where to Change Your Password

Ask IT: Where to Change Your Password

question from 12/23: ASK IT form questions & comments from Jean Deniro: I am a Professor in English and Speech and I forgot to CHANGE my password. AS a result I CANNOT get into my e-mail or any other area of the FIT website. There is NO PLACE on the FIT website that directs a […]

December 27, 2010 | By | Reply More
Air Display for iPad

Air Display for iPad

The iPad allows you to be incredibly portable and is a great alternative to lugging around a laptop in transit. However, most of us have a computer available to us once we get to our destination, which can often leave the iPad collecting dust next to it. Why not put it to work and use […]

December 16, 2010 | By | Reply More
Exercise Files for Lynda.com

Exercise Files for Lynda.com

Did you know that you have access to all of the exercise files used in the Lynda.com tutorials? If you would like to download any of the exercise files used in the videos so that you can follow along with the instructor keep reading. Scroll to the top of the table of contents page of […]

November 11, 2010 | By | Reply More
webfiles: YOUR 5GB of storage

webfiles: YOUR 5GB of storage

Just a reminder, or introduction for he new students, staff, and faculty, that you have 5GB of personal storage to use with WebFiles, FIT’s document management system.  That means you can upload/download your files on campus, from home, the dorm, Europe, anywhere with an internet connection.  If you have not checked it out yet, here […]

August 23, 2010 | By | Reply More
Workshop for New Faculty!

Workshop for New Faculty!

  New to FIT? The TDT’s technology orientation will introduce faculty to the My FIT Luminus Portal, your gateway to technology on campus. All sessions will be held in B-915. Sign up on the TDT’s Training & Development page.

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