Category Archives: 2011 January IS Newsletter

Remote printing option streamlines lab experience for many students

Student response to the new remote printing system that was unveiled over the Columbus Day holiday weekend has been universally positive. Students who have yet to take advantage of this service are welcome to go to myNEU and download an installation package for their home computers that allows them to be able to print their jobs from […]

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Securing Your Mobile Devices

Many mobile devices, especially smart phones widely in use today, have expanded capabilities that make them more than a phone or a standalone device.  These expanded capabilities also create new challenges for private and sensitive information. The ability of smart phones to store significant amounts of data and to connect to secure remote services, coupled […]

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ISCS January Training Updates

Welcome back to campus!  We’ve been preparing a number of classes to get you up to speed on some of the new technology available on campus. We’ll be holding workshops for Office 2010 and Windows 7 on the PC side. Office 2011 for Mac will be available and we will demo its new features. This […]

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Blackboard 9 Tip

Did you know? In the completely redesigned Grade Center (formerly GradeBook), instructors can create “Smart Views” that categorize students based on selected criteria. This is also helpful for instructors who have multiple TAs and who want to divide the management of student grades between those TAs. Instructors can create Smart Views to list students based […]

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