Tech Tip

Apr 24, 2012 | LakerApps Tips

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Have some important events on your LakerApps Calendar that you wished stood out from the rest? Give it a special color.

While viewing the details of an event, click a color in the “Event Color” section. A small palette of colors is available.  Save the event. When you view your calendar, especially in “Day” or “Week” view, you’ll see your event stands out from the rest.  

LakerApps’ New Look Now Permanent

Jan 23, 2012 | LakerApps
Over the course of the Fall semester newsletters, we have been letting users know that Google has been working on changing the interfaces of their Gmail, Calendar, Docs and Sites apps.  Google allowed users to preview the interface and then switch back to the “classic” look for a temporary time frame.  Google has now made the new look permanent across all apps.


Web Conferencing Options

Jan 23, 2012 | Software
Photo of woman on video conference on PC with man on screen.

Have you ever wished you could bring a remote speaker to your class?  Ever wanted to conduct an online meeting with people from afar?  Teach a class online with a synchronous component?  If so, there are a couple of options available to you.

Did You Know?

Jan 23, 2012 | LakerApps

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Did you know you can use LakerApps Gmail when clicking an email address on a web page viewed with the Firefox browser?  Did you know you can send email to your entire class when in myOswego?  There is just one small configuration change needed in Firefox to make it all happen.

Notes From the Help Desk

Jan 23, 2012 | Helpdesk

Notes from the Helpdesk written on a pad with a pen under it.

The Technology Support Center will have additional staff available from 10am to 7pm on Jan 23 & 24 to assist students in getting connected to the residential network or the wireless network.

Please call the TSC at 315.312.3456 or visit us in 26 Lanigan to take advantage of the extra staffing.

Using Textbook Resources in ANGEL

Jan 23, 2012 | ANGEL
Photo of student with laptop and textbook.

Recently, the SUNY Learning Network (SLN) negotiated a contract with McGraw-Hill (MH) to allow all SUNY campuses access to the MH Campus “nugget” within ANGEL. When enabled, this nugget allows you to use MH textbook resources such as PowerPoint presentations, quizzes, sample chapters, etc. in your course.

Classroom Technology Upgrades

Jan 23, 2012 | Hardware

Construction sign that says CTS Work Zone

Several projects were undertaken by CTS in our continuing efforts to make presentation technology widely available on campus as well as to upgrade existing classroom technologies.