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Spring 2014 Lunch & Learns

Spring Term Lunch & Learn @ ITS — held at 11:30am on the 1st floor of Olin, Rm 110 Learning with March 13 Tools for Instant Feedback March 27 Spicing up Moodle April 10 RSVP by emailing!

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Great new tool available in Windows 7 – DVD Maker

Now that most users at Augustana are using Windows 7,  a great new feature available is Windows DVD Maker.  You can find it under Start/All Programs, or use the Search feature.  A great tutorial on how to use it was … Continue reading

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Google Drive – quick look

Google Drive was recently announced as a new feature and enhancement to Google Docs.  It allows each Google user to store her files on Google’s servers and have a special folder synchronized so that when you place new files there, they … Continue reading

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Taking screen shots

Users being upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7 will receive, among many other upgrades and enhancements, a great built-in way to take screen shots. Since the early days of Windows, using the Print Screen button, located in the upper … Continue reading

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Lay up your treasures in “the cloud”

As many of you prepare to leave campus for the summer, this is as good a time as ever to consider backing up your files. Geographic diversity – keeping files in multiple physical places –  is a very good idea … Continue reading

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Keyboard Shortcuts

Sometimes learning a few keyboard shortcuts can really save you a lot of time.  Both Windows and Mac users can take advantage of these time-savers.  On your PC keyboard, look for a key that looks like the Windows logo (⊞) … Continue reading

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April training brings May….what rhymes with training?

Be sure to take advantage of these upcoming spring ITS workshops! 4/4/2011 11:30 a.m. Beginning Access Workshop 4/6/2011 4:00 p.m. Windows Movie Maker 4/7/2011 10:30 a.m. Google Documents Workshop 4/15/2011 3:00 p.m. Google Documents Workshop 4/20/2011 3:00 p.m. Beginning Access … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting Google Mail and Calendar

Google’s services are great, but definitely not perfect.  To that end, I came across this set of slides in Google’s support area that gives some tips on troubleshooting Google Mail and Calendar problems. Sometimes, problems are caused either by … Continue reading

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