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'General Assistance' Archive

Upload a video to Panopto

Posted January 15, 2020

In addition to using Panopto to record lectures and talks in the classrooms that are set up for that purpose (see Recording a Lecture in a Classroom), you can also upload videos created or recorded elsewhere into Panopto to share it with viewers. They can be uploaded to Panopto from any computer (Mac or PC); […]

Moodle Text Editor

Posted January 14, 2020
Image of Moodle text editor buttons top

The buttons on the Moodle text editor enable you to format text, add links and embedded media, record and embed short video or audio files, add mathematical equations and special characters, and check the accessibility of web content you are creating. You can hover the cursor over a button for on-screen text description. From left […]

Studio 313: Recording a Video

Posted August 29, 2019

This guide is meant to provide assistance using the hardware and software contained in Studio 313 (Canaday Room 313). For instruction on how to use your own equipment or equipment borrowed from the Canaday Circulation Desk, please email, and a member of the Educational Technology Services team can provide a consultation. Turn on the […]

Accessing Adobe Software (Photoshop, Acrobat, etc.)

Posted August 7, 2019

Lab Computers: Bryn Mawr College community members will be prompted to enter their Bryn Mawr username and password each time they use 2019 Adobe software. Haverford and Swarthmore community members can access Adobe software in Bryn Mawr College labs and classrooms by signing up for a free Adobe ID at and using that credential […]

Using Code42 for Desktop Backup

Posted February 20, 2019

Bryn Mawr’s Code42 Desktop Backup service provides faculty and staff with unlimited cloud storage for securely backing up files on multiple devices. To install Code42, visit Software Center from your College-owned windows or Mac computer. Here are some articles that will help you make the most of this great service. Still have questions? Contact the […]

Microsoft Office in Public Computer Labs

Posted February 13, 2019

When opening a Microsoft Office product (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote) on a public computer (located in the labs of Canaday, Carpenter, and Collier), you will be prompted for your Bryn Mawr College email address and password to activate the product. Microsoft Office will only prompt you for your credentials the first time you open a […]

WeVideo: Video-Editing Basics

Posted January 18, 2019
Screen shot of WeVideo interface with media library, timeline tracks and preview window called out.

This is a basic overview of WeVideo’s video-editing interface. For more detailed video walkthroughs of the interface, software features, and different editing techniques, see the WeVideo Academy. The WeVideo Project Interface Find your project in the WeVideo Projects tab, and double-click on it to begin editing. Like most video-editing software, WeVideo¬†has a media library, where […]

Technology Tips for International Travel

Posted December 14, 2018

The following documentation is intended for students, faculty, and staff travelling abroad. The document will provide a brief overview of how to use Duo if a cellular and/or wireless network are not consistently available. Additionally, the document will cover the actions community members should take before travelling with encrypted devices and also go over international […]

Getting Started with Duo

Posted September 5, 2018

Enrolling Once your College account is set up for Duo, you will be able to enroll in the service by logging into a Duo protected resource, such as your Bryn Mawr College email account. (We recommend doing this on a laptop or a desktop for the smoothest experience.) After logging in, you will reach a […]

Project Management 101 for Mawrters

Posted April 23, 2018

This guide gives a student-focused approach to basic project management techniques.

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