Category Archives: Tips

Lab hours for Week 10 and Finals Week

It’s getting to be that time of year again for final papers, tests, and projects come around. To find if a computer is available, first take a look the building hours below and then take a look at our LabMaps to … Continue reading

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Changing Your Network Password

How to change your network and Arches (formerly WebAdvisor) password when logging into a campus computer (only works on PCs – Macs should use the next technique) Note: You may want to write down the following instructions because you won’t … Continue reading

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Our Top Five Tools for Creating Instructional Videos

In ITS we often get asked about tools for creating videos for flipped or blended classrooms. Here are our current favorite five tools: 1. Movenote (free – PC, Mac, iOS, Android) – very easy tool for annotating PPT, PDF, or … Continue reading

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Don’t lose files during Finals Week

It’s about that time again. Finals week is approaching and students are working on papers and projects right up to the deadlines. This is the worst time for data loss on campus, so take a minute from studying and consider the following tips … Continue reading

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A reminder about Phishing Emails

Once again, ITS has received reports of a phishing scam that is being sent around campus. It is similar to a phishing email that had gone around earlier this year in that it provides a link for you to submit your username … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer for Windows Security Issue

Due to a security issue with Internet Explorer,users are being advised to use an alternate browser (Chrome,Firefox,Safari).  These browsers should work with most campus services, and Google Chrome is the preferred broswer for using our Google Apps for Education services … Continue reading

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Java 7 Bypass Vulnerability Alert

An article (link) released January 10, 2013 by the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT.gov) states a known vulnerability in Java version 7.  The overview from the mentioned article is as follows: “A vulnerability in the way Java 7 … Continue reading

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Google Apps on your iPad

When you’re accessing your Google Calendar on your iPad or other iOS device, you basically have three main options.  Each has pros & cons. 1. Use the Mail & Calendar apps that comes from Apple This requires you to turn … Continue reading

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Great new tool available in Windows 7 – DVD Maker

Now that most users at Augustana are using Windows 7,  a great new feature available is Windows DVD Maker.  You can find it under Start/All Programs, or use the Search feature.  A great tutorial on how to use it was … Continue reading

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Taking screen shots

Users being upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7 will receive, among many other upgrades and enhancements, a great built-in way to take screen shots. Since the early days of Windows, using the Print Screen button, located in the upper … Continue reading

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