12 Scams of the Holiday Season: Secure Your Mobile Devices

Posted on: December 18, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips, Devices, Info Security, Online Safety Tips
Mobile Apple phones

Mobile devices are great for bringing a wealth of information to our fingertips while on the go. But with the increased functionality of these tools and the convenience that they offer, our personal information is more vulnerable to a number of cyber security threats. See tips to help you safeguard your devices and details about the steps you should take if your mobile device is lost or stolen.

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12 Scams of the Holiday Season: Safeguard, Manage Online Passwords

Posted on: December 16, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips, Data & Identity, Info Security, Passwords

Keeping passwords secure should always be top of mind when accessing online accounts, but with a heightened number of scams during the holiday season, it’s a great time to review best practices for safeguarding and managing key account credentials. As a part of our 12 Scams of the Holiday Season series, we’re offering you tips to help keep you safe online.

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Moodle Upgrades to Version 3.7 on Dec. 18

Posted on: December 12, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips
Moodle 3.7 upgrade coming Dec. 18. Learn more about new options.

On Wednesday, Dec. 18, Moodle will be upgraded to version 3.7. Due to the update, Moodle will be unavailable to all users from 1 a.m.-7 a.m. Learn more about new options.

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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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Create accessible emails with these tips

Posted on: June 11, 2019 | By: tmoree | Filed under: Tech Tips, News
Email icon with accessibility symbols

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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Understanding Elon’s contract management process

Posted on: May 9, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips
sample contract page with signature line and pen

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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Tips for designing and delivering quizzes in Moodle

Posted on: January 9, 2019 | By: Scott Hildebrand | Filed under: Tech Tips, Moodle
Depiction of Moodle Quizzes

Last spring, Moodle quizzes were created in almost 200 courses across the University. Many faculty have turned to the Moodle Quiz tool as an alternative to traditional Scantron bubble sheets. Whether you were one of the many who utilized this tool for administering quizzes, or you are new to this feature-rich tool, here are some features to consider when designing and delivering your online quizzes in Moodle.

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Do-It-Yourself Video: The Top 10 Takeaways

Posted on: October 25, 2018 | By: Elizabeth Kirkhorn | Filed under: video

Video and education have gone hand and hand for many years, supporting professors who teach flipped, blended or online courses. Knowing this, Teaching and Learning Technology held a workshop for professors interested in incorporating video components to their courses. Participants learned the value of including instructional videos, the process for creating video, and tips and tricks for implementation.

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Quick Guide to Student Printing

Posted on: August 30, 2018 | By: Claudia Sparks | Filed under: Tech Tips
Student at print station in Belk Library

This summer, Information Technology (IT) converted student printer stations from Pharos to Canon printers. This change brought several advantages to students, like the ability to send print jobs from any device and the ability to scan and copy. These new machines are more robust and full-featured, but of course, with all changes, things are a bit different now.

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5 Awesome Moodle Features You Didn’t Know Existed

Posted on: March 14, 2018 | By: Elizabeth Kirkhorn | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Tech Tips

After the Moodle renovation this winter, the interface has more features than ever, geared to make your online classroom interactive and convenient. Want to learn how to get the most out of Moodle? You’re in the right place – here are five hidden features you may not have known Moodle offers.

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