Webinars for Students: Preparing for Remote Learning, March 22-23

Posted on: March 20, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Events & Training, News, Teaching & Learning
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As we look to the start of remote learning courses, Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) Student Consultants presented webinars for students on Sunday, March 22 and Monday, March 23 to share tips and best practices for navigating Webex and Kaltura. Learn more and view recordings of each session.

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Faculty Training Sessions In-Person and Online

Posted on: March 16, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Events & Training, Moodle, News
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Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) will offer a series of training sessions, in-person and online, to help you quickly prepare to teach online. Attend or watch recordings of recent sessions about Moodle and Webex. Learn more.

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Faculty Lunch and Learn: Designing Pedagogically Sound Assessment Questions to Motivate Student Learning

Posted on: February 25, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Events & Training, News
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The Provost’s Office and Teaching Learning Technologies (TLT) are co-hosting a two-part series, March 5 and 26, focused on designing pedagogically sound assessments and incorporating technology tools to support student learning. Learn more.

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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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It’s Data Privacy Day

Posted on: January 28, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Data & Identity, Info Security, Online Safety Tips
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Observed annually on Jan. 28, Data Privacy Day is an international effort to create awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust. This year, Elon University is recognized as a #PrivacyAware Champion, dedicated to empowering students, faculty and staff to better manage privacy and protect both personal and university data.

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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
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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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12 Scams of the Holiday Season: Protect Yourself Against the Dangers of Public Wi-Fi Networks

Posted on: December 13, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Data & Identity, Devices, Info Security, Online Safety Tips

It’s the holiday season, but also a prime time for online scammers. According to the FBI, a half-billion dollars in losses from scams were reported last years to its Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). Whether you’re doing some last minute shopping, searching for opportunities to give back to your community or planning holiday travel, over the next 12 days, we’ll update you on some of the latest cyber security threats and share tips to help keep you safe online as you look to make the most of the holiday season.

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