Tag: Software

U4ia Corrupted Files

U4ia Corrupted Files

ASK IT form questions & comments: From faculty member Barbara Burger: I teach U4ia but we know this happens to students of other programs.  It may be worse with U4ia because it’s older and less flexible.  The problem is corrupted files.  A student can save a file fine to their flash drive, Y drive or […]

May 27, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
The Scoop on Faculty & Staff Software Requests

The Scoop on Faculty & Staff Software Requests

One of the most frequent questions that I get at this time of year from faculty is about how to obtain a copy of a piece of software for either their office or home computer to aid in their teaching.  SO… I thought to outline the process below. Microsoft Office for both Windows and Mac: […]

April 30, 2010 | By | Reply More
Matching Colors in Apple Keynote

Matching Colors in Apple Keynote

Here is a function within Apple’s presentation software, Keynote, that allows you match any color up on your screen. Lets say you have a title on a slide and it would look great if it cold just be that exact color blue in the image you are using. well, that’s possible  and here’s how you […]

March 16, 2010 | By | 4 Replies More
Lynda.com accessible from campus!

Lynda.com accessible from campus!

We have been getting increbile feedback on the trial account with Lynda.com.  Thanks, and please continue to let us know your thoughts. Just a reminder that the service is only available on campus right now, so if you are off-campus you will receive a “Permission Error” message. Here is the link again in case you […]

March 7, 2010 | By | 24 Replies More
Tribute to Apple

Tribute to Apple

At the risk of coming across as some sort of Apple fanatic (those of you that know me can attest to that fallacy) , I wanted to post this beautifully done short clip that a group called Transparent House did in honor of the release of the iPad. Enjoy. http://vimeo.com/9820827 PS: KILL FLASH. Before viewing […]

March 5, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
Lynda.com Up and Running!

Lynda.com Up and Running!

Due to an overwhelming response to the new offering to try Lynda.com an error message “Your organization’s licenses are currently all in use. Please try back again later.” was received by many trying the service. The number of concurrent sessions availabe has been increased so everyone should be able to access the site now.  We […]

March 5, 2010 | By | 21 Replies More
Lynda.com Page Error

Lynda.com Page Error

Good morning.  We are aware of the permission error received when clicking on the new training site for Lynda.com.  This should be cleared very shortly.  Thank you for your patience.  Another post will go up as soon as we are back on track.

March 5, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
Creating Powerful PowerPoint Templates

Creating Powerful PowerPoint Templates

One of my favorite educational blogs is The Rapid E-Learning Blog written by Tom Kuhlmann This particular post talks about finding inspiration for your templates from websites that you like.  It is a great place to find simple color palettes to really make your slide pop or have consistancy. Some of the tutorials include creating that […]

December 17, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Ask IT: Q&A with Carmita Sanchez-Fong on AutoCAD

Ask IT: Q&A with Carmita Sanchez-Fong on AutoCAD

“Ask IT” Question: I had requested the installation of AutoCAD 2010 in my office computer during Fall 2009. When I did so, AutoCAD 2007 stopped working but AutoCAD 2010 was never installed.  I have been using AutoCAD 2008, which students do not even have because they are using 2010. Your assistance processing this request will […]

December 17, 2009 | By | Reply More
Ask IT Q&A with Robert Vassalotti on Classroom Podiums

Ask IT Q&A with Robert Vassalotti on Classroom Podiums

“Ask IT” Question: Hello Meredith and others in IT!! As was discussed at the Fac Senate recently: Podium systems in the classrooms need to be wired from an over-head, drop-down configuration so that there are no wires all over the floor and so we can move the podium around within a certain radius. The wires […]

December 14, 2009 | By | Reply More