Category: Tech Tips

#TechTipThursday: Clearing stored browser data

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Clearing your browser’s cookies and cache is a common troubleshooting step taken by most technical support as well as an aspect of managing your device’s security. Web browsers, on your mobile device or computer, store information from your browsing history. Your cache is information that your browser stores because it thinks those web elements may be …

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#TechTipThursday: Comments in Canvas

If you follow us on Twitter you may be aware that we recently re-tweeted an article which offered “5 Research-based Tips for Providing Students With Meaningful Feedback“. We certainly believe in the value of timely and specific feedback, as many of you to as well. Our learning management system, Canvas, has a built-in system whereby …

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Web 2.0 Apps: 15 + Great Ideas in 45 Minutes

Productivity 1. Google Apps- http://www.google.com The Google suite of applications covers all of your technology needs, including email with Gmail, calendar and task applications with Gcal, video teleconferencing with Google Hangouts, cloud storage and document management with Google Drive, and a host of other helpfuls features. 2. Toggl- http://www.toggl.com Toggl is an online tool that …

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5 Tips for Professional Podcasts

In this post we will look at five easy tips that will make your podcasts sound professional. In the age of information overload, it is simple for your audience to tune out or find another source. The best way to attract and keep an audience is to prepare a polished and professional sounding product. 1. …

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Canvas Kisses Tip #3: Using the Calendar Feed

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Canvas Kisses Tip #2: Setting Notifications Preferences

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Using the Messaging System

The messaging system in Canvas allows several different ways to contact and respond to student communications. Replying in Outlook The easiest method for faculty members will likely be replying to notifications directly from Outlook. To do this, just click reply on the notification message sent to you by Canvas. The “to” field of the reply …

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Tech Tips

Every week, there will be a helpful tech tip, posted on the DEC blog, the first tip will be about word processing, specifically Microsoft Word. Paste without previous formatting: In Microsoft Word, when you paste in text from another document and do not want the formatting or font from where you copied it, go to …

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