Archive for 2014

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Wireless Updates and Changes

This summer the Gustavus wireless network has undergone several updates to improve coverage, speed and security.  In order to further improve our wireless network, we are in the process of modifying the wireless networks available on campus.  As soon as possible, please connect your devices to one of the new wireless networks.  The new wireless […]

Moodle Mania this Friday!

Moodle Mania this Friday, August 29, 2014 from 1:30-4:30pm in the Olin Technology Classroom (OTC)! Need help importing resources from an older course? Maybe just a refresher on how to add an activity or resource? Or maybe you’ve never used Moodle before? Come on over to the OTC and we’ll be happy to help! If you […]

TTT: All Things Moodle

Don’t miss the first Teachers Talking Technology (TTT) sponsored by the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning. The topic is “All Things Moodle.” A great opportunity to find out how other faculty are using Moodle, share your experiences, and review the basics of getting your course ready for the semester. Two identical programs run at […]

Need a meta course in Moodle?

Q: What IS a meta course anyway? A: A meta course is a single course that is created from multiple courses. For example, if you teach two sections of an identical course – and don’t want to maintain two separate courses in Moodle – we can create a meta course that combines the two sections […]

Technology Updates for First Year Students – Antivirus and Software Updates

Before coming to Gustavus, one of the best things you can do for your computer is to run software updates and make sure your antivirus is up to date.  This will make registration on our network faster and easier. Running Updates: From our wiki: On Apple computers: https://gustavus.edu/gts/Software_Update On Windows computers: https://gustavus.edu/gts/Windows_Update Once you have […]

Technology Updates for First Year Students – Gustavus Email on your Tablet/Phone

Students that have a smartphone or tablet find it extremely useful to add their Gustavus email account to their devices. such as iPhones, iPads, and Android devices. There are several pages on our GTS wiki to help you set up your Gustavus email on your phone and tablet: Apple iPhones/iPads: https://gustavus.edu/gts/IOS_Mail Android Phones/Tablets: https://gustavus.edu/gts/Android Other Smartphones: https://gustavus.edu/gts/Smartphone_(Device)_Settings_for_Email_and_Gustavus_Google_Calendar […]

Technology Updates for First Year Students – Download Microsoft Office

We at the Gustavus Technology Services have an exciting opportunity for you! All Gustavus students are now eligible to get a free subscription to Microsoft Office 365. As a current and active student, you will have access to Word, Excel, and Powerpoint through an Internet connection, and you are also able to download the full […]

Technology Updates for First Year Students – Purchasing a Computer

The biggest question Technology Services is asked from incoming First Year students is about what computer to purchase. Here at Gustavus, students are not required to bring their own computers to campus, however most do. There are computers available for use in most residential halls, academic buildings, and in the library. Along with this question, first year students […]

2014 Fall Moodle Courses Now Available!

The Moodle server has been populated with the 2014 Fall courses. Please note that class lists continue to be updated daily as first year students continue to activate their accounts over the summer. This is especially important for FTS instructors; so please check your class roster regularly, as it will change significantly over the summer. Gustavus […]

Technology Helpline – Summer Hours

Saturday, May 31st: Closed Sunday, June 1st: Closed Starting June 2nd –  Summer Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:45pm Saturday and Sunday: Closed   helpline@gustavus.edu 507-933-6111 Website and Live Chat: http://gustavus.edu/gts News and Information: http://twitter.com/gtshelpline   Contact Us Phone: 507-933-6111 Email: helpline@gustavus.edu Web: https://gustavus.edu/gts Blog: https://gts.blog.gustavus.edu Twitter: https://twitter.com/gtshelpline Remote Support: https://sos.gac.edu System Status: https://gustavus.freshstatus.io