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Am I Using a Bryn Mawr Zoom Account?

It is sometimes difficult to tell whether you are using a Zoom account on Bryn Mawr’s license or a separate account attached to your Bryn Mawr email address. The clue is in your Zoom account profile: Pull up your Zoom profile in a web browser. If you’re logged into Zoom through your web browser, click […]

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Adding Printers on a Bryn Mawr Computer (Windows)

Here you can find instructions on how to install or uninstall printers and set a printer as your default on a Bryn Mawr College owned Windows computer. Installing a printer: Go to the Windows button, control panel¬†and choose Devices and Printers At the top of the window, click Add a printer. This will bring you […]

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Connecting to Secure Wireless (eduroam) as a College Community Member

Bryn Mawr College offers internet access to all current college community members and some visitors. To connect to the network as a community member, please follow these instructions: Connecting to eduroam: To connect a personal device, select eduroam from the list of wireless networks Use your full email address (e.g. username@brynmawr.edu, username@haverford.edu) and password to […]

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Library due dates for Fall 2020

For the Fall 2020 semester, the Libraries have changed and simplified due dates as follows: TriCo Library books borrowed by students will be due November 20th, 2020, with one available renewal through February 15th, 2021. TriCo book due dates for faculty will not change. DVDs and multimedia equipment will check out for 2 weeks, with […]

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Software Options: Audio and Video Editing

Faculty planning to assign projects that require students to produce audiovisual recordings may be wondering about what software is available to themselves or their students to complete this work. Examples of recording assignments might include longform edited audio pieces, weekly recorded oral practice in language courses, or recordings of group presentations. This Tech Doc is […]

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LabStats: Remotely Connect to a Lab Computer

Before you start, you will need access to the following: a laptop or desktop computer with internet access your Duo-enrolled device for two-step authentication MacOS: the Microsoft Remote Desktop application Chromebook*: the Microsoft Remote Desktop 8 app *Follow the instructions for Windows below Haverford students:¬†Install and connect to Haverford’s VPN* *only required when not connected […]

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Recording a narrated presentation using PowerPoint (for PC users)

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 […]

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Schedule Appointments using Moodle

A helpful tool to schedule online or in-person office hours and other appointments within a Moodle course is the Moodle scheduler.* All teachers can add a scheduler to their course by following the steps below: Note: It is also possible to schedule Zoom meetings on Moodle when using the Zoom Moodle activity. Learn how to […]

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New: Collapsible Topics in Moodle

In previous versions of Moodle, course content for all week or topic sections had to be displayed on the main page of the course. For large sites, this resulted in a “scroll of death” to get to sections and resources at the end. The new Collapsible Topics format helps by making all sections (except section […]

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Perusall

Screenshot of Perusall home screen

What is Perusall? Perusall is a website that allows for collaborative annotation of readings. You and your students can highlight passages, bookmark it, ask and answer questions, post comments, and upvote them. You can upload your own readings to Perusall or choose a textbook (which your students might have to pay for). Perusall is designed […]

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