In-Class Tech

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Find the Right Room for Your Tech

Finding the Right Room for Your Tech

Search the UT Database of classrooms to find the right classroom for your technological needs for next semester. [UT EID required.]   Related Posts:10 Tips for Creating Effective Powerpoint PresentationsCanvas: Import/Export an Excel File to/from Grade BookSetting Up a YouTube Channel8 Ways to capture screenshots on a PCCanvas: Preparing Your Grade Book for Final Grade […]

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Using Canvas Conferences

Using Canvas Conferences

529 – Conferences Overview from Canvas LMS on Vimeo. The Conference tool in Canvas (aka Big Blue Button) is a fabulous tool for class smaller than fifty students. We recommend a smaller class or group if you want students to join the conference via video.  Related Posts:10 Tips for Creating Effective Powerpoint PresentationsCanvas: User Interface […]

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How to use Skype

Using Skype

As mentioned on the video-conferencing page, Skype does not have a native recording function. You can, however, use a screen-capture product to record your Skype session while it’s in progress.  Not sure how to do this? Check out our Screen-Capture tutorials. [Coming soon.]

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How to Use Adobe Connect

Using Adobe Connect

Want to learn more about Adobe Connect? Take a look at Adobe’s tutorials for Adobe Connect. [Tip: Click on the black bar labeled “Expertise Level” to aggregate all of the beginner level tutorials to the top of the tutorial queue.] Related Posts:10 Tips for Creating Effective Powerpoint Presentations8 Ways to capture screenshots on a PCCanvas: […]

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+ Platform Tips & Tricks [MAC]
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Mac: Taking a Screenshot

How to take a screenshot of your entire screen Press Shift-Command-3 … Find the screenshot as a .png file on your desktop. How to take a screenshot of a selected portion of your screen Press Shift-Command-4. … Move the crosshair to where you want to start the screenshot, then drag to select an area. … […]

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Mac: Batch Rename Files

  OS Version: Yosemite (10.10) or later In versions of OS X before Yosemite, renaming a group of files at once either meant third-party software or rolling your own rename script using something like Automator or AppleScript. Now, though, you can just select a group of files and then select Rename either from the right-click […]

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Mac: Performing Unit Conversions in Spotlight

OS Version: Yosemite (10.10) or later As well as being able to do calculations in Spotlight, in Yosemite it gets an extra trick: unit conversions. You can do specific unit conversions if you need to – “13 stone in lbs”, say – but it’s also intelligent enough that in many cases if you just give […]

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+ Platform Tips & Tricks [WINDOWS]
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Windows: 7 Tips & Tricks

OS Version: Windows 10 (some features available since Windows 7) Topics covered in this video: Aero Shake SMS via Cortana Extended Right Click Menu Additional Mouse Tricks Quick Launch App Enable Email Notifications Easy Access to Special Characters Related Posts:10 Tips for Creating Effective Powerpoint PresentationsCanvas: Creating a Turnitin Assignment8 Ways to capture screenshots on […]

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