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Microsoft Office – Installing on personal devices

Posted May 13, 2020

Before you start, you will need access to the following: a Bryn Mawr College account a personal laptop or desktop computer with internet access Table of Contents: Office365: Overview Installing Microsoft Office Questions?   Office365: Overview You can install Microsoft Office on up to 5 devices simultaneously including laptops, desktops, smartphones and tablets. *Microsoft Teams […]

Graduating Students – Account Access

Posted May 5, 2020

When a student graduates, access to a variety of College accounts and online services changes. Please be mindful of the following timelines when moving data and setting up post-graduation accounts. Office 365: Email and OneDrive Ninety (90) days after you graduate, you will lose access to your college Office 365, email and OneDrive account. If […]

Captioning

Posted April 22, 2020
Captioning Decision tree

Captioning Decision-tree What is captioning? Captioning refers to audio content that is converted to text and synchronized with video. There are two methods of captioning: Automatic speech recognition (ASR): Also known as machine-generated captions, ASR captions can be produced quickly yet are typically only 75% accurate. Human-generated captions: Meet Section 508 compliance guidelines for accuracy […]

Install the Zoom Add-In for Webmail/Outlook

Posted April 3, 2020
Screen shot of Zoom add-in in webmail

Adding the Zoom for Outlook add-in to Webmail or the Outlook desktop app enables you to schedule Zoom meetings from within those applications, just as you can with Teams and Skype for Business. If you use both Webmail and the Outlook desktop app, adding the add-in to one will also install it on the other. […]

Teaching Online with Teams

Posted March 13, 2020
Meetings button

Installing and Setting Up Teams The first step is to obtain the Teams client. This is available to download for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android from Microsoft. If you are unable to download Teams, you can access the web version by logging in on the Microsoft Teams page. Microsoft Teams is part of Office 365. […]

Using Microsoft Teams

Posted March 12, 2020

Teams is a college-supported platform for connecting synchronously with students and other staff members. You do not need to request that a Team be created in order to use the Teams app for communication and collaboration with students and colleagues. Detailed documentation for teaching with Teams is available here: https://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/8297 Getting Started Getting Started: What is […]

Meetings and Web Conferences with Skype for Business

Posted March 11, 2020

Skype for Business is the LITS supported solution for: Video and audio conferencing with Bryn Mawr and/or outside attendees (including calendar integration) Webinars (included recording) Internal instant messaging (for those who elect to use it). Skype for Business is a different product than consumer Skype.  It is built on a different platform and allows much […]

Calendar in Moodle

Posted August 15, 2019
Screen shot of Moodle Calendar block

Did you know Moodle has a built-in calendar? Using the Calendar The Moodle Calendar block is always visible on your Dashboard. It may also be visible in particular courses if a Teacher in the course has added it. Orange highlights indicate dates with course-related events, such as deadlines for Moodle Assignments and Quizzes or Scheduler […]

Departing Faculty and Staff

Posted February 28, 2018

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. BIONIC BIONIC access will end on […]

Office 365 Apps Overview

Posted August 7, 2017

Office 365 is a broad suite of apps and services providing many features and environments in which to work.  Some of these apps are very familiar, others are new-to-us or are completely new offerings. Office 365 as an “evergreen” service, meaning features, functions, or look-and-feel may change gradually or at a moment’s notice. The goal is […]

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