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Google Jamboard: A new whiteboard app

2020/07/02 – 8:30 am

Jamboard is Google’s take on a digital whiteboard. The hardware runs the Jamboard application, which can also be accessed through a browser or mobile app …

Solve your OneDrive/SharePoint syncing issues

2020/07/02 – 8:30 am

If you’ve tried to work with OneDrive/SharePoint files using desktop syncing, you may have run into issues where files added to a folder take a …

Adobe Creative Cloud expires July 7

2020/06/24 – 8:30 am

Adobe Creative Cloud software as currently available will expire July 7, 2020. After this date, Creative Cloud will be assigned based on named users. This …

Network outage on June 28

2020/06/24 – 8:30 am

There will be a network outage from Sunday, June 28 at 9 p.m. to Monday, June 29 at 1 a.m.
During the outage, the following will be inaccessible:

Blackboard Learn
Student and …

Become more efficient with Microsoft Outlook/Teams

2020/06/10 – 8:30 am

Get valuable time back from your day. Discover tips and tricks you can use every day to take your Microsoft Teams/Outlook tech skills up a …

Importance of your profile picture in an online meeting

2020/06/10 – 8:30 am

With online meetings and electronic communications our new normal, it’s important to be able to put a face with a name. That becomes quite challenging …

Forget email for your internal newsletter – use MS Teams

2020/05/13 – 8:30 am

In the past, with the cost of mailing out communications being so expensive, it made sense to send a monthly newsletter. Today, we have access …

See who’s registered/attended your Webex meeting

2020/05/13 – 8:30 am

Whether you used invitations in Outlook or created a registration (i.e., sign-up) page, it’s always nice to know who actually attended your Webex meeting and …

Poor internet connection? Try these ideas

2020/05/06 – 8:30 am

If you’re experiencing connection issues, here are a few things you can try:

Connect to an Ethernet port. If you can plug into your network, this …

Need a laptop? Term loans available for faculty

2020/05/06 – 8:30 am

Technology Support has a limited number of laptops available for faculty to use for teaching over the Spring/Summer term. All requests must be approved by …

Weekly drop-in: Get answers to your tech questions

2020/04/29 – 8:30 am

Every week Trevor Beck (ITS Service Support) hosts a brief technology drop-in session where he shares info and tips on technology, and then opens the …

Introduction to Google Forms – May 14

2020/04/29 – 8:30 am

Thursday, May 14, 9 – 10:30 a.m.
Join in for a quick overview of Google Forms. We’ll review the the tools available and the proper way …

Recorded Tutorials and Live Presentations – May 15

2020/04/29 – 8:30 am

Friday, May 15, 10 – 11 a.m.
When’s the best time to use recorded tutorials? How about a live presentation? Let’s first discuss the advantages of …

Recording your Google Meets

2020/04/15 – 8:30 am

Users of Google Meets will soon be able to record their meetings. All participants will be notified when the recording starts and recordings will be …

Technology Tips – Make Me Tech Savvy

2020/03/25 – 8:30 am

Upcoming tech training sessions and resources:
Find the best time to meet:
Create a poll to find the best time to meet with Microsoft FindTime
Technology Drop in …

Technology Sessions — Make Me Tech Savvy

2020/02/26 – 8:30 am

Sign up for upcoming tech training sessions:

Must Have Skills for Microsoft Word — Mar. 17, 2020, 2-3:30 p.m.
Getting Started with Microsoft Teams — Mar. 20, …

SharePoint migration: Reminder to register for training

2020/02/12 – 8:30 am

The SharePoint Migration is beginning this week with department contacts being notified of their migration date. Everyone is encouraged to register for SharePoint: The Basics …

Technology Training — Make Me Tech Savvy

2020/02/05 – 8:30 am

Make Me Tech Savvy is a series of workshops designed by Trevor Beck, technology trainer in ITS, to help you take advantage of the software …

New student interface demonstrations

2020/02/05 – 8:30 am

The introduction of a new student interface is underway with system testing and an estimated go-live date of February 16. As materials are created for …

Schedule meetings with FindTime (Doodle replacement)

2020/01/15 – 8:30 am

If you’ve ever had to try and get a group of people to decide on a day/time to meet, you may already be familiar with …

Upcoming technology training: Make Me Tech Savvy

2020/01/15 – 8:30 am

Make Me Tech Savvy is a series of training sessions available in-person or online through Webex. Many of the in-person sessions are recorded and available …

Drop-in sessions for OneDrive Migration questions

2020/01/15 – 8:30 am

By the end of January, MacEwan University will be using Microsoft OneDrive for storing work-related personal files, replacing network storage (i.e., M Drive for Windows). …

See who’s working on your MS Word document

2019/11/27 – 8:30 am

Cloud computing brings many great features, including real-time collaboration. See who’s working on your Word document and jump to where they’re working without scrolling.

Basic Principles of Webex Meetings

2019/11/27 – 8:30 am

Curious about how you can take advantage of Webex Meetings? Join in for a basic overview of the different types of meetings and how you …

Faculty feedback required – technology support survey

2019/11/27 – 8:30 am

As part of its customer service review, Technology Support is asking faculty to identify the software and services important to them and their students. Your …

Windows OS update being applied on November 26

2019/11/06 – 8:30 am

Updates to Windows computers managed by MacEwan University will be applied on November 26 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. As part of the process, your …