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Web Content and Writing Style Guide

The Web Content and Style Guide is produced by Bryn Mawr Communications. Contact with questions.

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Privacy settings for your blog


Blogs in are public by default, but there are options to make your blog less visible while your work is in progress, or to make a blog with restricted access. To change your blog’s privacy settings, go to the Dashboard. Go to Settings->Reading Then scroll down to “Site Visibility.” The options, from most public […]

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Tegrity Overview

Tegrity, Bryn Mawr’s lecture capture system, enables instructors to quickly record classes or lectures and post the recordings for students to review. Instructors simply log in to Tegrity on a computer to start and stop the recording, and Tegrity does the rest. To learn more about Tegrity’s features, check out the instructor (recorder) overview and […]

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Forum in Moodle

Need a space for you and your students to have discussions? Have response questions that your students need to reply and comment on? Here are step-by-step instructions on how to add the Forum, as well as helpful information on the different types of forums and settings. 1. Select “Forum” from the “Add an activity or resource” […]

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Moodle FAQ

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Course Access Q: My instructor says that I am enrolled in their course but I cannot access it on Moodle. I found the course manually on Moodle but I could not enroll myself in this course. What should I do? Q: I realized I am not enrolled in the Moodle site for an Organization I […]

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Some Wireless Items Not Permitted for use in Residence Halls or Other Campus Buildings

You are entering a dense residential environment; devices which work fine at home cause interference and connectivity issues in the residences and are not permitted.  Wireless printers (including AirPrint/ePrint models) — if you have a model with wireless you must fully disable it and connect directly via cable to print.  We recommend using the free […]

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Log into staging to view your Drupal site in progress


Go to Log in with your Bryn Mawr username and password You will know you are logged in if you see a black bar across the screen with “Hello username”. The welcome screen will contain a list of your sections. In the address bar, type or paste the address of your site to view […]

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Viewing & Restoring Previous Versions of OneDrive Files

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Whenever a change is made to a document stored on OneDrive, a new version of the file is automatically created. OneDrive’s Version history feature allows you to view older versions of an Office Online document. If you find a version you want, you can then restore it, moving it to the top of the list […]

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Using Tasks in Office 365

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Accessible from the Office 365 app launcher, the Tasks app allows you to create & maintain a list of tasks so you can organize your time as efficiently as possible. In addition to tasks you create manually, a task is created automatically when you flag an email, which can be very helpful if you flag […]

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Create a new Connection in Contribute (CS5)


Open Contribute by searching for Contribute, or going to Start->All Programs in Windows (or start it from the Finder or the Dock on your Mac ) When Contribute opens, click “Website Connection” under “Create New” at this welcome screen: After you click ‘Create Connection,’ a dialogue box will appear. Click ‘Next’ to begin. In the […]

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