Tag: Students

Student Computer Drive Access

Student Computer Drive Access

ASK IT form questions & comments: Hi I am just wondering if it is possible to access my student storage space (each student gets their own storage space in the school computer) through my own computer?  - Aries Answer: Great question Aries, Your “name” drive, or a T drive that you might use on campus […]

March 28, 2011 | By | Reply More
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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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” […]

March 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
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: iPhone for Verizon E-Mail Set Up

ASK IT: iPhone for Verizon E-Mail Set Up

ASK IT form questions & comments: From Carly Hewitt I just got the new iphone 4 for verizon and can’t get my e-mail set up. Answer: Thank you for your question, Carly. You can find instructions for configuring your phone to receive FIT email on the Self Service Help Desk website, IT 4 FIT updates […]

February 24, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Ask IT:  Connecting to the internet in the dorms

Ask IT: Connecting to the internet in the dorms

ASK IT form questions & comments: From So Hee Jung: How do I activate internet? I tried several times but it didnt work. Please email me back as soon as possible. Thank You. Answer: Hi So Hee, Thanks for your question.  You will find instruction on the IT Self Service Help Desk site.  The instructions […]

January 26, 2011 | By | 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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