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
Example of the Adobe Premiere Rush interface

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
The desktop of a laptop showing Adobe app icons

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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Moodle Boasts Improved Look and Feel

Posted on: July 28, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Moodle, News, Teaching & Learning, Tools & Services
A screenshot showing elements of Moodle's theme update

In its latest, more visual update, Moodle brings accessibility and navigation enhancements to the forefront. Learn more about new features.

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Don’t Spray Disinfectants on Technology Equipment, Learn How to Sanitize Safely

Posted on: July 20, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips, News, Service Desk, Tools & Services
Disinfectant wipes

REMEMBER: DON’T spray disinfectants, water or other cleaners directly on technology equipment! Learn how to safely clean and sanitize printers, computers, displays and other devices.

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Digital Learning Days to Offer Resources for Flexible Teaching

Posted on: July 1, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Events & Training, News, Teaching & Learning
A laptop rests on a black table

Hosted virtually, July 14-16 and August 5-7 from 9 a.m.-noon, this training series will address technology available in on-campus classroom spaces, techniques to design and organize course materials, synchronous and asynchronous teaching techniques, and more.

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New Moodle Features Available May 27 with Version 3.8 Upgrade

Posted on: May 19, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips
Graphic image that notes version 3.8 Moodle upgrade on May 27, learn more

Moodle will upgrade to version 3.8 on Wednesday, May 27, from 1 a.m.-7 a.m. During this time, Moodle will be unavailable to all users. Learn more about new features.

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