Month: August 2008

Firefox 3-Blackboard Incompatibility

Posted by on August 28, 2008

Students and instructors have reported problems uploading files into Blackboard using the Firefox 3 web browser. Specifically, when attempting to upload an attachment to an assignment, a javascript error message pops up: "Please enter a valid file", even when the file is valid. This issue only appears to occur in Firefox 3 on a Windows […]

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No Significant Difference

Posted by on August 25, 2008

Thanks to the Web and the Internet (yes, they are two different–but related–entities), instructors can reach out and touch more students than ever before. However, one question must still be answered: "Does it make a difference?" According to Thomas L. Russell, Director Emeritus of the Office of Telecommunications at North Carolina State University, it doesn’t. […]

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Have questions about Office 2007?

Posted by on August 21, 2008

Join EdTech for a brownbag lunch demo of the new features in Office 2007. Bring your own lunch and we’ll provide drinks and dessert. What: Demo of the new features and tools in Office 2007 When: Friday, September 5, Noon – 1 p.m. Where: Missouri/Ozark room in the Havener Center What will be covered in […]

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Missouri S&T now affiliated with TLT Group

Posted by on August 7, 2008

Missouri University of Science and Technology is now affiliated with The TLT Group, a non-profit organization that specializes in helping universities and other organizations with implementing technology in teaching and learning environments. The TLT Group is currently affiliated with about 140 institutions and agencies around the world. Much of the content they have developed has […]

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Office 2007: Now Available at Missouri S&T

Posted by on August 6, 2008

Office 2007 is now available for download on university-owned computers by calling the IT Help Desk at 573-341-HELP. This video, produced by Microsoft, showcases the benefits of the Office upgrade and touches on the basics of the new interface. The video is about six minutes long. If you’re not sure about the new software, this […]

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