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Privacy settings for your blog

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Blogs in blogs.brynmawr.edu 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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Log into staging to view your Drupal site in progress

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Go to https://staging.brynmawr.edu/user 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)

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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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Departing Faculty and Staff

When a faculty or staff member leaves Bryn Mawr College, access to a variety of College accounts and services changes. Please be mindful of the account access timelines as described in the documentation when moving data because LITS is unable to perform email or file restores in Office 365.

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Installing Office 2016 on Your Personal Computer

All Bryn Mawr College students, faculty and staff have the option to download and install Office 2016 for Business on up to five personal computers for free. Please note that if you want to use the software on a college-owned computer you should install it via the Software Center application that should already be installed on […]

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