Tag: TDT PROJECTS

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
New iPad to be announced today? Follow Bloggers from the Event!

New iPad to be announced today? Follow Bloggers from the Event!

So here it is, finally, the long awaited announcement about the iPad2.  So what will the differences be? Well previews and bloggers ‘in the know’ say that it will be thinner, lighter, and have a camera for video chats using FaceTime. Want the latest info from the Apple event today in SanFrancisco?  Follow the live […]

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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.

August 23, 2010 | By | Reply More
3500+ videos watched in 6 weeks

3500+ videos watched in 6 weeks

We receive periodic reports from Lynda.com on the number of training videos watched and the general topics the FIT community has been searching for.  I am so happy to announce that from the report covering the time period of May 20th to July 5th, the FIT community has viewed over 3,500 complete video tutorials.   […]

July 22, 2010 | By | Reply More
Lynda.com accessible through MyFIT!

Lynda.com accessible through MyFIT!

Lynda.com for FIT! After a very successful trial with Lynda.com, the IT department has negotiated a new contract with Lynda.com to continue it’s tutorial service from BOTH on and off campus for FIT faculty, staff, and students. You can now access Lynda.com through the MyFIT portal at http://myfit.fitnyc.edu On thei right hand-side of the window […]

May 24, 2010 | By | 2 Replies 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
Where did “technology” come from?

Where did “technology” come from?

I just saw this post from TED.com, an incredible nonprofit blog that shares innovative ideas from three areas: Technology, Entertainment, and Design.  If you haven’t checked this blog out it.. it’s worth a few minutes to delve into it. In this particular video, Kevin Kelly, the publisher of Whole Earth Review, and Executive Editor at WIRED, gives a talk […]

March 16, 2010 | By | Reply More
Webfiles Tip on Sharing Files & Folders

Webfiles Tip on Sharing Files & Folders

Thanks to Lenore Davis and Lorraine Laskiewicz, we now have some new information about how best practices on sharing folders/files through FIT’s document management system, WebFiles. If you have created a folder within WebFiles and shared that folder with one or more person you can add additional files or subfolders.  The best way to do […]

March 9, 2010 | By | Reply 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
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