Entries tagged with ‘continuity’

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Narrated PowerPoints — HELP … I am confused!

There have been questions about Faculty narrating PowerPoint presentations and students not being able to view or hear the audio. Maybe they are on Google Drive; Maybe they are Google Slides; Maybe you don’t know what they are! Have no fear – let’s look at some of these FAQs to help solve these issues 🙂  […]

How to “Hangout” with Google

Google’s naming convention can be a little confusing. Let’s try to tackle Google Meet vs Google Hangouts vs Google Chat. Google Hangouts Meet, also known as Google Meet (https://meet.google.com) is a teleconferencing tool. It enables screen sharing, audio/video of people who join, as well as it gives people the opportunity to listen via a regular […]

Your Internet Connection Speed

With everyone sheltering at home, we thought it would be useful to share a few tips to get the most out of your internet connection at home. Know your internet connection speed and plan.  If you’ve just always had the 10Mbps connection from Comcast, give them a call, you may be able to get a […]

Temporary Access to Adobe Creative Cloud Products on Your Personal Device

As a result of campus closure, student and employee access to Adobe Creative Cloud in labs and classrooms is not available. While we are still offering access through our virtual environments, Gustavus has worked with Adobe to provide temporary access for students and employees directly on their devices.  Installing the applications directly on your device […]

Stay safe online while working remotely

During these uncertain and stressful times it is important to remember to keep information security in the forefront of your mind.  Accessing campus resources remotely is more complex and creates more challenges thereby creating opportunities for scammers. There is an increase in phishing attempts and scammers are increasingly taking advantage of the fears surrounding Coronavirus/COVID-19.  […]

Week in Review

A lot of great work was accomplished last week. We went from a near standstill, fraught with anticipation, to having a fairly robust transition website that covers the basics of teaching, learning, and working remotely. Webinars, laptop loans, infrastructure upgrades, and oodles of meetings all happened with nearly half of the GTS team working from […]