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The Growing Threat from Phishing

One tool we have used here in ITS to remove Malware is Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Having recently acquired AdwareMedic for the Mac,  Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is now also available on the Mac platform. The folks over at Malwarebytes recently blogged about “The … Continue reading

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Moodle upgrade

ITS recently upgraded our Moodle to 2.9. Among the changes are an updated editor, gradebook, and a responsive theme that makes Moodle look better on all devices. Many new features can be found in the updated version. We’ve created a … Continue reading

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What to do if your Google mail account may have been hacked

To protect your account you will need to check and fix at least all of the following settings. Once your password has been reset by ITS, first you need to check the bottom of the Inbox and make sure your … Continue reading

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Print right from your own laptop!

You may think that the only way you can print your documents on a campus laser printer is to log in to a campus lab computer.  While that is one way, it isn’t the only way! With our print management … Continue reading

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Classroom Technology – refresh in progress!

Over the last ten to fifteen years, ITS has implemented classroom technology in nearly 100 classroom spaces on the Augustana Campus. However, over time – and as product lines changed – classroom capabilities varied significantly across campus. In the past two … 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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Students can now download Office Professional via Office 365

Microsoft now offers Office 365 including Office Professional Plus (2013) or Office Professional 2011 (Mac), as well as versions for iOS or Android, to current students and employees of Augustana. **Mac users – if you are running Yosemite 10.10 or newer, you’ll … Continue reading

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ITS at Augustana now has a YouTube Channel

ITS now has a YouTube channel! Why, you ask? So we can share insightful how-to videos as well as videos about new IT resources here at Augustana. We hope you find them informative and useful. Our channel:

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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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Spring 2014 Lunch & Learns

Spring Term Lunch & Learn @ ITS — held at 11:30am on the 1st floor of Olin, Rm 110 Learning with March 13 Tools for Instant Feedback March 27 Spicing up Moodle April 10 RSVP by emailing!

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