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File Size Basics

Posted April 6, 2021

The terms kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte, and terabyte have become household names, but how much data do these terms really represent? It can be very helpful to understand how large various types of files are when considering storage limitations of Hard Disk Drives, USB flash drives, email attachment sizes, or when using a cloud-storage tool such […]

How to Save a File as a PDF

Posted October 1, 2020

Many platforms and people will prefer or even require you to submit files as PDFs. This is because the PDF, or Portable Document Format, file format was designed to ensure that fonts and formatting look the same even when viewed on different types of devices. Most software packages allow you to save or export files […]

Share Large Files in OneDrive and Link on Moodle

Posted September 9, 2020

Whether you’d like to share a film clip, an outside link, or upload a class recording, there are several ways to add/share video on Moodle. In this Tech Doc, you’ll find the most-common ways to share video on Moodle based on where the video is originally stored/hosted. The first step to sharing video stored on […]

Standard Software Configurations on College Computers

Posted September 1, 2020

This article has been retired. Please see Software Configurations for College Computers for the most up-to-date information.   Questions? If you have any additional questions or problems, don’t hesitate to reach out to the Help Desk! Phone: 610-526-7440 Email: help@brynmawr.edu Location: Canaday Library 1st Floor

Recording a narrated presentation using PowerPoint (for PC users)

Posted August 21, 2020

PowerPoint versions 2010 and later for PC support recording a voice-over narration and saving as a video file to share on the web. Please note that Mac PowerPoint versions 2011 and later will allow you to record voice-over; however, saving as a video is not enabled in most Mac versions. For this reason, we recommend […]

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 […]

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. […]

Schedule Zoom Meetings with the Outlook/Webmail Add-In

Posted April 3, 2020

This article explains how to schedule Zoom meetings using the Zoom add-in for Outlook/Office365. Using this add-in is optional, you only need it if you want to create Zoom meetings from within your Outlook/Webmail calendar. Note that the process for adding the Zoom Outlook/Office365 add-in is different from the plug-in. We caution the use of the […]

Software for Personally-owned Computers

Posted March 20, 2020

Remote Software All software available in campus computer labs can be accessed remotely on personal computers. To do this, you can use Labstats (app-based) or Apporto (web browser-based). How to use Labstats (app-based) How to use Apporto (browser-based) Downloadable Software Microsoft products: Office 365 Windows for Fac/Staff (Work from Home licensing) Anti-virus software: Sophos Home […]

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 […]

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