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Adding Google Calendar Events from your email

There are multiple ways to add Google Calendar events from your Augustana email. One special way requires no action other than to receive the confirmation email for a hotel, flight, or event from a recognized sender (like an airline or … Continue reading

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Lynda and LinkedIn

Augustana students and staff have access to an awesome resource for online training called Lynda.com. LinkedIn, the premier business social network, has purchased Lynda.com and will be migrating its branding and features into a new product called LinkedIn Learning. As … Continue reading

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Question about printers

Someone sent a message to our TXT feedback service, asking “which printer + scan +copy I should buy?” The answer is, we recommend not buying a printer/copier if you live on-campus. With Google Cloud Print available from any device and … Continue reading

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The Growing Threat from Phishing

One tool we have used here in ITS to remove Malware is Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Having recently acquired AdwareMedic for the Mac,  Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is now also available on the Mac platform. The folks over at Malwarebytes recently blogged about “The … Continue reading

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Moodle upgrade

ITS recently upgraded our Moodle to 2.9. Among the changes are an updated editor, gradebook, and a responsive theme that makes Moodle look better on all devices. Many new features can be found in the updated version. We’ve created a … Continue reading

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What to do if your Google mail account may have been hacked

To protect your account you will need to check and fix at least all of the following settings. Once your password has been reset by ITS, first you need to check the bottom of the Inbox and make sure your … Continue reading

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Print right from your own laptop!

You may think that the only way you can print your documents on a campus laser printer is to log in to a campus lab computer.  While that is one way, it isn’t the only way! With our print management … Continue reading

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Classroom Technology – refresh in progress!

Over the last ten to fifteen years, ITS has implemented classroom technology in nearly 100 classroom spaces on the Augustana Campus. However, over time – and as product lines changed – classroom capabilities varied significantly across campus. In the past two … Continue reading

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Our Top Five Tools for Creating Instructional Videos

In ITS we often get asked about tools for creating videos for flipped or blended classrooms. Here are our current favorite five tools: 1. Movenote (free – PC, Mac, iOS, Android) – very easy tool for annotating PPT, PDF, or … Continue reading

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Students & employees can now get Office Professional via Office 365

Update: New users (new students and employees) now have their accounts automatically created and the password is synced with their Network Password. So, if you were a new user as of or after the 2018-2019 school year, go to www.office.com and … Continue reading

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