Tag: Students

Ask IT: Q&A with student Nghia Ngo on Facebook Networks

Ask IT: Q&A with student Nghia Ngo on Facebook Networks

“Ask IT” Question: I tried to join FIT network on facebook and however I was unable to receive the confirmation email from facebook to my FIT email account. What i can do to resolve the problem? Thank you Answer: Hi Nghia, I took a look at one of the networks for FIT and was able […]

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Ask IT: Q&A with student Aileen Chan-Miranda on Imail

Ask IT: Q&A with student Aileen Chan-Miranda on Imail

“Ask IT” Question: Imail is trash!!!!!!!!!!! Please fix it!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Not working… constant error message!!!! Answer: Aileen, without more information, I am assuming that you are receiving an email channel error. If this persists,  please use the email icon in the upper right corner of MyFIT to retrieve your email. In response to the errors occurring […]

December 20, 2009 | By | Reply 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 student Jennifer Reminick on C307

Ask IT Q&A with student Jennifer Reminick on C307

“Ask IT” Question: The electronic lock on the door to c307 needs to be replaced. The teachers have a hard time opening it, and so do the security guards. My teacher Sean Sullivan does not even have a card for the room. We have wasted hours of his class as security try to open the […]

December 14, 2009 | By | Reply More
Ask IT Q&A with Leatrice Mendelson on Museum Podcasts

Ask IT Q&A with Leatrice Mendelson on Museum Podcasts

“Ask IT” Question: I would like to know how to configure a walking tour with an i pod through the metropolitan museum. It would be similar to the headphone type of guide that the Museum provides but would be geared to FIT students who wish to go independently because they are not able to go […]

December 13, 2009 | By | Reply More
Trouble accessing email

Trouble accessing email

Early this morning it was discovered that there is a problem with the FIT email system (Webmail). IT staff are diligently working on the fix and will alert the community as soon as we have further information. Here are the places you can check to find the latest updates: MyFIT: On MyFIT, you will find information in […]

December 12, 2009 | By | Reply More
Ask IT: Q&A with Nancy Su on the Call Center

Ask IT: Q&A with Nancy Su on the Call Center

“Ask IT” Question: I have issues with the help desk being so unresponsive to issues.  The entire outsourced message taking process is a waste of time and effort since nothing is ever resolved by Presidium.  They just take messages and nothing is ever resolved except by the FIT internal staff. Where are the performance metrics […]

December 11, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
MyFIT Email Access

MyFIT Email Access

You asked and IT listened! To improve navigation for accessing email on the MyFIT Portal, the “My Email Inbox” channel has been eliminated. Users will now be able to directly access their email by clicking on the Email Icon in the upper right corner of MyFIT. Thank you for your patience as IT continues to improve […]

December 8, 2009 | By | 2 Replies More
The Never-Ending URL Address

The Never-Ending URL Address

What if you could change this: http://insidefit.fitnyc.edu/sections/departments/IT_for_FIT/forms/Request_Form110209.pdf To this: http://tiny.cc/MSOfficeForm Would you?  There are services that will convert long and confusing url addresses to a short quick link where you can pick the keywords to use within the shortcut. Where could this be helpful? Handouts, presentations, newsletters, blogs, email, or even just to conveniently remember […]

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