When talking about technology with your students, if you’re like me at some point you’ve probably used Powerpoint or Keynote to highlight an App, Book or Podcast etc from the iTunes Store that you’d like to introduce to your audience. The obvious way to represent that resource visually in your presentation is . . . → Read More: Announcing Icon Snuffler
Are you struggling with your laptop or smart device? Are you frustrated by lack of technical support? Do you simply need a few pointers?
Assistance is available.
When :Mondays & Wednesdays (4 – 4:30PM) Where :Faculty of Education Café (Student Space) Did you like this? . . . → Read More: Tech Bytes @ 4pm for Students
Dropbox for the Mac has been updated to version 2.0, and brings with it a host of new features including the option to share files from the Dropbox application on your Mac with other Dropbox users – without having to use the web browser at all.
Dropbox 2.0 has been added to . . . → Read More: Dropbox 2.0
Afternoon everyone. For those of you on Macs this email is full of good news and useful stuff so I encourage you to read to the end, I’ll be as brief as possible. I’ll also be posting this on our Tech Talk blog at http://edlinked.soe.waikato.ac.nz/foetech and you’ll be hearing more details in the coming weeks. As . . . → Read More: Self Service on your Mac
Just a heads up for our Faculty of Education students that they can get advice and support for all their mobile devices (smartphones, tablets and laptops) at our Student BYOD Support Office. The office is located in TT.1.16 (in the level 1 foyer of the TT Block) and is open for business between 10 . . . → Read More: Student BYOD Support Office
Many of the new and incoming students this year will get a live IT Orientation presentation during the new student orientation programmes. However, if you missed my talk or want to find out more about some of the great web links that were highlight, the link to my Google presentation is now available. And . . . → Read More: IT Orientation presentation for new students in 2013
The Faculty of Education will be making some great announcements this week and next regarding expanded connectivity options for wirelessly connected staff and students, and we’d like to begin by talking about a subject near and dear to many hearts: File Sharing.
We are often asked how staff can directly connect to their group . . . → Read More: Connect To Your File Shares From Anywhere
The video posted here is a case study from one of the first schools in New Zealand connected to the Internet under the government’s Ultra Fast Broadband scheme. This video highlights how greater integration of IT tools is possible and there is anecdotal evidence that student outcomes improve. Ultimately though, what is possible is . . . → Read More: Ultra Fast Broadband in Schools: what is possible?
Computer viruses are one of those constants for PCs these days. Chances are you’ve already had first hand experience with one or two on your own computer. In an effort to reduce this risk, we advise that you install an antivirus program. An antivirus program can be used to prevent a virus infection by detecting and . . . → Read More: Viruses ate my computer!