Electronic Document Accessibility Regarding Microsoft Powerpoint

Jan 23, 2018

As another article in our series about creating accessible documents, we are going to focus on how to properly structure your Powerpoint presentations.

Use Slide Layouts

When creating slides and the structure of your presentation, be sure to use layouts included in the program. This will create foundation in the document that makes sure proper order, headings and lists are used.

Printing From Your Own Computer to Campus Printers

Jan 23, 2018


Tired of waiting in long lines to print a document? Why bother with the hassle of logging into another computer, loading your file, opening it, and then printing, when you can simply send the file to the printer from your own computer?

Express Ideas Visually with Microsoft Visio

Jan 17, 2018

Microsoft Visio logoHave you ever seen organization charts, process flow charts, or floor plans and wondered how they are created?  These type of visual representations can be created using Microsoft Visio.

Extended Hours for the CTS Help Desk

Jan 16, 2018

Since the semester is fast approaching, the Help Desk will be holding extended hours for the following days:

Saturday, 1/20: 12 pm – 4 pm
Sunday, 1/21: 12 pm – 7 pm

As of Monday, 1/22, the Help Desk will return to our normal semester hours of:

Monday - Thursday: 8 am – 7 pm
Friday: 8 am – 4:30 pm

Give us a call at 315-312-3456, email us at help@oswego.edu, or stop by our office at 26 Lanigan Hall for assistance.

Electronic Document Accessibility Concerning Microsoft Word

Jan 11, 2018

Many people think of web pages when you talk about accessibility. But it’s not only the text, images and design of a web page that need to be addressed. Many forget about the abundance of electronic documents we have posted on the web and how those two can prove to be stumbling blocks as well for people using screen readers.

Here are some steps to make Word documents more accessible.

Remaining Technical Workshops Offered During Winter BreakOut

Jan 11, 2018

Every January, the CELT office puts together a schedule of great, varied workshops for the campus community to attend.  CTS contributes to Winter BreakOut with some of our own technical workshops.  Below is a schedule of the remaining ones being taught by CTS staff.

Please check the CELT schedule for descriptions, times, and locations.  If you can’t make it to campus for a session, you can attend remotely.  The schedule has a video conferencing link for each session.

How to Setup Panopto in Blackboard

Jan 11, 2018

With the spring semester about to begin and faculty are working on putting together their courses, we thought it'd be a great time to remind you about our lecture recording service, Panopto, and how easy it is to implement into your course. Not only will your students really appreciate this so they can go back and review the material, but it will also save you time for those people that may have missed something and want to know what you covered. And no, having this service will not affect your attendance, we promise.

Beginners Guide to Web Accessibility

Jan 10, 2018

Many people have now come to realize how important it is to make all our web and digital resources accessible in order for all people to have equal access to all our content, not only because it’s the right thing to do, but also because it is against federal regulations. So if you are an editor on the Oswego web site, or handle a presence on social media, what can you do to make your content accessible?

Luckily, most of it is easy to accomplish and common sense. Here are some highlights to get you started.

Winter Session Online Classes Start This Week

Jan 03, 2018

Classes officially started January 2nd.  All classes will be offered in Blackboard.  Given the short timeframe in which to complete class work, we understand the importance of being able to access Blackboard in a timely manner.  Below are some tips we have put together that may assist you in resolving some common issues.