A Primer on Web Conferencing Tools Offered at Elon

Posted on: November 20, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips, News, Teaching & Learning, Tools & Services
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The era of COVID-19 has also become the era of remote conferencing and collaboration. With this growing demand came evolving needs for additional, feature-rich services. Check out how Elon’s web conferencing tools compare, learn about the latest updates and gain insider tips to help you plan your next virtual meeting or event.

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15-Minute Multi-Factor Authentication Training & Enrollment Sessions

Posted on: November 18, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Events & Training, Info Security, News, Passwords
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Director of Information Security Gary Sheehan will host a series of 15-minute training sessions to help faculty and staff with mandatory multi-factor authentication enrollment, ahead of the Dec. 31 deadline.

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Updated: View Moodle Training to Help You Finish the Semester Strong

Posted on: November 6, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Events & Training, News, Teaching & Learning
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View recorded training sessions from Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) on useful Moodle tools to help you cross the finish line as the fall semester draws to a close.

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CSAM: The Future of Connected Devices

Posted on: October 30, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Devices, Info Security, NCSAM
Don't get tricked this October! Treat yourself with Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Staysafeonline.org/cybersecurity-awareness-month

In the final week Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM), check out this video about how technological innovations, such as faster data transmission and more, might impact online experiences for consumers and business.

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If You Connect It, Protect It

Posted on: October 9, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Devices, Info Security, NCSAM
If you connect it, protect it. Keep software on all your connected devices up to date. Cybersecurity Awareness Month logo. Staysafeonline.org/cybersecurity-awareness-month

Internet-connected devices are among everyday norms for most people, and in recent years, the use of smart home devices has skyrocketed. Learn more about these devices and the importance of securing them.

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Posted on: October 1, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Events & Training, Info Security, NCSAM, News
Cybersecurity Awareness Month, learn how you can get involved at www.staysafeonline.org/cybersecurity-awareness-month

Today, the Office of Information Security is kicking off the 17th annual event under the theme, Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart, which emphasizes the role everyone plays in protecting their online lives.

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Capture, Edit and Share Video with One Tool

Posted on: September 24, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, Online Instruction, Teaching & Learning, video
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Recording and editing video can be daunting, regardless of your level of expertise. But an all-in-one tool from Adobe Creative Cloud can help to make things easier, whether you’re working on a Mac, PC or mobile device.

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FREE Access to Adobe Creative Cloud Available for Faculty, Staff and Students

Posted on: August 11, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, News, Online Instruction, Teaching & Learning, Tools & Services
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Whether design software is needed for coursework or to simply flex a little creative muscle, Elon students no longer have to seek out select computer labs to use it. Instead, all students can now access Adobe Creative Cloud on their own device at no cost. Learn more.

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Get Started with Zoom at Elon

Posted on: August 11, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips, News, Online Instruction, Teaching & Learning, Tools & Services
Zoom Cloud Meetings app displayed on a cell phone

Information Technology (IT) recently added Zoom to the growing list of technology tools and services offered at Elon. Learn more about the popular service, which is available to faculty, staff and students.

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Projecting and Protecting the Voice in the Physically Distanced Classroom

Posted on: August 4, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips, News, Teaching & Learning
Polly Butler Cornelius

This fall, instructors will teach while wearing face coverings. It’s a challenge that’s causing many to wonder whether or not students will be able to hear them. Polly Cornelius, a Senior Lecturer in Music, explains in this guest post how instructors can project, protect and care for their voices while teaching in physically distanced classrooms and also offers tips.

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