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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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
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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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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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Enhance Collaboration Between Team Members with Microsoft Teams

Posted on: February 10, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips, Microsoft Office 365
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Project teams often come with an abundance of email, documents and meetings that can quickly stifle your productivity. But incorporating Microsoft Teams can save you time and help your group work more efficiently. Learn more.

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Engage Your Students Using Microsoft Teams

Posted on: February 10, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips, Microsoft Office 365
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Microsoft Teams is a great tool for faculty seeking new ways to increase student engagement, foster collaboration and enhance learning in their courses – all in one interactive online hub. Learn more.

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Elon IT Decoded: Meet Whitley Holbrook 

Posted on: February 3, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips, Elon IT Decoded, News
Elon IT Decoded feature of Whitley Holbrook, Assistant Director of Campus Technology Support

In her role as assistant director of campus technology support, Whitley Holbrook oversees the Technology Service Desk at Elon. Her days are filled with a variety of tasks, from managing student employees and leading projects to engaging various departments about their technology-related experiences and ways that her team can enhance services. Learn more about Whitley and what she enjoys about working at Elon.

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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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