Category: News

  • Best Practices: Teams Setup

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    Here are some suggestions and tips for when you set up your Teams. Things to Consider Before Creating a Team Who do you want to collaborate with in Teams? How will you use your Team? What is the purpose of your Team? What permissions will you give your team members? Do you already have an…

  • SPAM, Phishing and your Email

    With cybersecurity month here, we wanted to remind you that the SPAM, and Phishing are the largest attacks against individuals. To help lessen this risk, messages that appear suspicious are being placed into a quarantine at Office 365. The vast majority of messages are correctly categorized, but there are a number of false positives. If…

  • Navigating and Understanding the New Classroom Technology

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    Information Technology made updates to many classrooms this summer. Use the links to find out information about the full list of classrooms with enhancements and the descriptions of the types of upgrades. Also, check out our prepared collection of documentation and usage instructions. If you plan on using the technology in the classroom, it is…

  • Are you ready for in-person classes?

    Faculty Running a class No remote or asynchronous students Remote or asynchronous students (Record your Teams Meeting) Our recommendation is to host a Teams meeting so remote students can participate and so you can record (portions of the class you feel are appropriate) for students studying asynchronously. Students

  • Mobile devices and certificates.

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    Recently, IT replaced the identity certificates that control network access. This required change has caused your current authentication to expire. When you return to campus you will need to onboard your mobile devices.  The best way to accomplish this is to forget “The College of Wooster” on your mobile device, connect to “Start Here” and…

  • Classroom computers being removed Fall 2020

    To provide the most consistent and reliable experience for faculty teaching this fall, faculty will need to bring their laptops to the classroom.  Technology Services will be removing all instructors computers from classrooms the week of August 3rd.  When teaching in classrooms with cameras and microphone arrays added, you will find the standard set of…

  • Moodle 20-21 theme and format selection process

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    Process After receiving the results of a survey of department and program chairs, Ed Tech was asked to investigate the possibility of switching learning management systems (LMSs) and changes that could be made to Moodle. Ed Tech followed the following process: we considered other LMS options suggested by faculty, we did a feature comparison with…

  • Slow Internet @ Home?

    Is your home internet slow? If the issue isn’t that everyone in your house is connected at the same time, then it is likely the issue is either with the equipment provided by your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or your service itself. Checking your home network What to do if you are connected at 2.4GHz…

  • Live Chat with us!

    Have a question for Ed Tech or Tech Services (helpdesk)?  Live chat with us from our websites during our normal operating hours. And as nearly all of us are working remotely, we’ll let you know where we are, let us know where you are.

  • We’re using Microsoft Teams!

    Learn more about how to use Microsoft Teams, our collaboration and communication tool, for connecting with other members of our campus community.