Tag: Students

Internet and Ethernet Cord Issues

Internet and Ethernet Cord Issues

Ask IT Forum: Question & Answer I live in Kaufman hall and I have been using an Ethernet cord for my Internet connection since day one because the room I live in is very spotty. Suddenly even with my Ethernet cord my Internet is not working. Thanks, Kristina Cella Answer Dear Kristina, I will need […]

November 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
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 […]

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Wireless Network in Coed Hall

Wireless Network in Coed Hall

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum I live in Coed Hall and the wireless in my room is absolutely horrible. It’s very slow and randomly turns off when I’m in the middle of something. I’m using the FITDORM network and I have downloaded everything the website said I needed. I’m using a mac, are there […]

September 3, 2011 | By | 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
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