Belk Library to update Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning 

Posted on: August 1, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, News
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On Monday, Aug. 5, Belk Library will update Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning. Learn more about key features, other important changes that impact Elon faculty, staff and students, and review step-by-step instructions for activating your LinkedIn Learning account.

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Phishing email scams target Microsoft Office 365, OneNote users

Posted on: July 19, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Data & Identity, Info Security
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BleepingComputer recently highlighted two phishing email scams targeting Microsoft users. These emails lure users in by appearing to be legit and alerting them to urgent security concerns. Ultimately, scammers are trying to get users to provide login credentials. Learn more about these scams below, and how to protect yourself and Elon from the danger they pose.

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Tips for using Elon’s new service catalog, knowledge base

Posted on: July 1, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips, Service Desk
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With the launch of TeamDynamix, Elon faculty, staff and students have more options when it comes to requesting support. Explore these tips for navigating key features of the new service catalog and knowledge base.

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Information Technology to revamp service desk processing

Posted on: June 13, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: News
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The Office of Information Technology (IT) looks to improve customer relations and service desk operations with the launch of TeamDynamix on June 19.

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Create accessible emails with these tips

Posted on: June 11, 2019 | By: tmoree | Filed under: Tech Tips, News
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Accessible content can be used by all members of the Elon University community, including students, faculty and staff with a diverse range of hearing, movement, vision and cognitive abilities. Follow these tips for creating emails and web-based content to more effectively reach diverse audiences.

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Easily access the internet at other colleges, universities using eduroam

Posted on: May 23, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: News
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As you may have experienced, connecting to the internet while visiting other colleges and universities can be a challenge. Now, with the help of eduroam, the Office of Information Technology (IT) looks to make the process seamless for Elon faculty, staff, students and visitors.

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Explore ways Elon faculty utilize Kaltura in class, online

Posted on: May 22, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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The use of video can be very effective in teaching. Whether for an online course or to enhance in-person instruction, video can promote active learning and keep students engaged. Elon faculty have free access to Kaltura – a video platform that allows instructors to easily create and share videos and screencasts with students.

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A closer look: New features in Moodle 3.6

Posted on: May 20, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Moodle, Teaching & Learning
Preview new features of the upcoming Moodle 3.6 upgrade, which Elon will update to on Wednesday, May 29, from 3 a.m.-7 a.m.

On Wednesday, May 29, Moodle will be upgraded to version 3.6 from 3 a.m.-7 a.m. The latest upgrade offers several new features to help you customize your experience, offer feedback on assignments and identify duplicate content. This mandatory Moodle update also will refresh existing features and introduce minor look and feel changes.

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Understanding Elon’s contract management process

Posted on: May 9, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips
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When it comes to purchasing at Elon, understanding and following contract management procedures is key to a timely and seamless process.

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Moodle video series highlights key features to help calculate grades

Posted on: April 30, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Moodle
Elon faculty: Need help navigating Moodle? Calculating final course grades. New video series offers guidance through key Moodle features to help you calculate grades more efficiently.

Calculating grades is a time-consuming process for many instructors, but taking advantage of key grading features in Moodle can help lessen the load.

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