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Category Archives: Tech Tips
As more applications are run from the internet, rather than installed locally on a device, each of us needs to become more cognizant of browser security settings and internet safety practices. The following are a few key tips for internet … Continue reading
Phishing is a method of identity theft which requests confidential information such as usernames, account numbers, passwords, etc. by masquerading as a legitimate, trusted company. This term typically refers to attempts through email. However, this same type of attack can … Continue reading
In Canvas Corner, we discuss the new features and enhancements in Canvas. This month, we will cover using images on your Dashboard, making changes to calendar events, and live captioning in conferences.
As classes get underway, you may notice that many classes are starting to fill up your Courses list in Canvas. If a particular class will not be using Canvas or if there are still classes from the previous semester showing … Continue reading
Having trouble getting connected to the SMU campus network? Here are some quick things to know: High-speed wired connections are available in all residence halls and study rooms, but your devices must be configured to obtain an IP address automatically. … Continue reading
I wanted to make sure that those who are responsible for managing class scheduling in my.SMU know how to set up a TA, or Teaching Assistant, in the Instructor/Advisor table and add them to class sections. In previous years, TA … Continue reading
Many University employees are unaware of the vast resources available at their fingertips. As we have entered the back to school season we’ve put together this list of resources and reminders for you. As always, if you have any questions … Continue reading
The Academic Technology team has worked feverishly to get our faculty and staff up and running with Canvas, our new course management system that rolled out to campus this summer. While some faculty members may have already engaged in this … Continue reading
This fall, SMU faculty will begin using Canvas as our new course learning management system. While some faculty have been using it within the past year, many faculty and students will soon be exposed to Canvas for the first time.