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
Students can access the Internet on their mobile devices or in a computer labs while on campus using the Lightwire network. As part of the student fees every student now prepays for 1.5 GByte of monthly Internet allocation that can be used on any wifi device, and any web browsing on UoW computers will . . . → Read More: Lightwire – wifi for students
Hot on the heels of last week’s announcement of the expanded availability of your department share and edFiles share folders (read the how-to guide here), we’re very pleased to announce an expansion in accessibility to the Faculty of Education’s print services. It’s now possible to print to your department printer from any . . . → Read More: Print your document on the wireless network from any device
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?
From this year the primary method for students to access the Internet on their own devices or in computer labs while on campus is the Lightwire wireless network. As part of their student fees every student now prepays for 1 GByte of monthly Internet allocation that they can use on any wifi device, and . . . → Read More: Using Lightwire for Student Internet Access
This is a bit of a recycle of a previous blog from the start of the academic year mostly to make sure that all Education students are aware of this free service. Lightwire now provides Internet access for all students on the Hamilton campus, within the halls of residence and via wireless. Students can . . . → Read More: Free* Internet access for students
More and more staff and students are embracing mobile technologies and iPads, iPhones and Androids are becoming common sights on campus. In response to this we’ve created a handy document detailing what services are available for these devices, what support staff and students can expect and what we consider to be the . . . → Read More: Using your iOS device on campus