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What speaker system is right for you?
Last month, we introduced new speakers to the Media Services inventory. Speaker systems are one of our most requested items because they have so many uses. They’re used in meetings, student organization events, faculty/staff events, and small band set ups, to name a few. Now that we have four options to choose from, we often get the question: which speaker system is right for … Continue Reading
Shopping safely online during the holidays
With the holidays right around the corner, many will begin shopping for gifts online to avoid the crowds in stores. Last year, over $2 billion in sales occurred online on Cyber Monday (the online equivalent of Black Friday), with total orders up 15% from 2013. However, an increase in online shopping also means an increase in individuals attempting to steal … Continue Reading
Students create Moodle-based treasure hunt
When most people think about using Moodle, the first word that comes to mind is probably not “fun.” But a group of Honors Fellows recently found a creative and, yes, even fun way to use the site—they employed Moodle to run the second semesterly National Treasure Scavenger Hunt for their fellow Honors students. How it began Jacquelyn Lanphear, a senior biochem/psych … Continue Reading
Canon copiers replacing Ricoh copiers
In October, Campus Technology Support began replacing Elon’s Ricoh copiers with new Canon Image Runner Advance copiers for faculty and staff use. All copiers will be transitioned to the Canon copiers by the end of November. Read on for more information about what Canon copiers offer, how they differ from Ricoh copiers, and on general use. Benefits of Canon copiers … Continue Reading
English prof gathers oral histories with Evernote
Professor Steve Braye is a story collector. This semester, he’s gathering oral histories of the Civil Rights Movement with the help of his Global Experience classes. Braye aims to create a publicly available archive of narratives that document the Movement as members of the Elon community—as well as their friends and families—experienced it. The project is tied to this year’s … Continue Reading
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Look out for new phishing emails targeting faculty
There has been a rise in phishing emails targeted to universities. Please be aware of the latest scam where the link in the email seems to take you the Outlook Web Access (OWA) login page seeking to collect your username and password. Read all of your emails carefully before clicking on any links or opening attachments. Sample email Here is an actual email … Continue Reading
Elon faculty share methods to deter academic dishonesty
These best practices for online and blended course design were compiled from the Summer College @Elon faculty data and personal interviews from 2006-2015. The consensus among Elon faculty parallels the literature in the field. Academic dishonesty At some point in our teaching careers, we’ve all asked ourselves, how can we uphold the integrity of our online/blended course to the same … Continue Reading
Apple releases OS X El Capitan and iOS 9
At the end of September, Apple unveiled its latest iteration of operating systems for Macs, iPhones, and iPads. While Apple touts that the new operating systems will increase performance and bring about other significant improvements, there are reasons why you might want to hold off on upgrading to the latest platform. Read on for an overview of the two platforms … Continue Reading
Technology tips for new students
When first arriving on campus for fall semester, freshmen are bombarded with a wide variety of new information and experiences that truly kick off the start of their higher education journey with a bang. It’s easy for freshmen, and even upperclassmen, to put technology needs on the backburner as they adjust to life on a college campus. If you’re new … Continue Reading
Are Android users becoming vulnerable to malware?
At the beginning of May, a new study released from the Institut Eurécom suggests that apps available to Android users on sites such as Google Play are increasingly exposing their users to malware. According to the report, “the apps connect to a mind-boggling 250,000 different URLs across almost 2,000 top level domains. And while most attempt to connect to just … Continue Reading
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