The Faculty of Education is continuing with its expansion of technology in our informal learning spaces for staff and students. goodthink, an internally developed collaborative work environment, works around a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) philosophy and enables anyone with a computer or mobile device to collaborate on a project with others . . . → Read More: New goodthink collaboration areas
Are you interested in the latest eBooks but it seems your laptop or desktop computer doesn’t seem to know how to open these strange “EPUB” files? You need Readium, the completely free Chrome Browser plugin that lets you read eBooks on your computer without any strange software or horrible interfaces.
Readium also lets you . . . → Read More: Readium: eBooks in Your Chrome Browser
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
If Google Docs married Dropbox and they had a baby, Google Drive would be that baby. Google Drive is the evolution of Google Docs, Google’s online web-based office suite, which now combines their new Cloud storage solution.
Google Docs, Google Drive. What’s the difference?
Well Google Docs was just an online office . . . → Read More: Google Drive
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
As more and more of our staff and students purchase and rely on the latest mobile devices (eg, smartphones and tablets) to help manage their work and personal lives it is important to take a little time to think about security. Many will understand the need for secure and strong passwords to access email . . . → Read More: Mobile device security
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