Archive for 2010

Campus Technology Virtual Conference

Instructional Services will be hosting a live, virtual conference sponsored by Campus Technology. The virtual conference will be held Thursday, November 18th from 10:00am to 5:00pm in the Olin Technology Classroom. The conference is free and open to the campus community. There will be five sessions throughout the day, including “New IT Strategies for a […]


Mass Actions

Over the summer, the Moodle server was upgraded to the newest version and some new modules were. One of the new modules installed is called “Mass Actions.” Mass Actions allows you to select multiple resources (by clicking a checkbox) and then applying a mass action to the items selected. This is incredibly helpful if you […]

Webinar: Video Conferencing in Higher Ed

Are you interested in discussing how you can enhance your curriculum, extend your reach, and incorporate field experts in your classroom using the video conferencing technologies on campus? Please join us on Wednesday, March 10th at 1pm, in the Olin Technology Classroom for a webinar –┬áVideo Conferencing in Higher Education: Enhance Curriculums, Extend Reach, & […]


Converting PDF to Text

Ever wanted to take a pdf file and edit it? Well, you can use a Macintosh utility program, called the Automator, to easily create a conversion application that will take pdf files and convert them into plain or rich text. To create your conversion application follow these steps: Open up Automator (located in your Applications […]