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Microsoft Online Learning: Choosing and Navigating a Course

The instructions below are for Windows 7 PCs using Microsoft Internet Explorer. Some features may not function correctly when using other browsers (e.g. Firefox, Chrome, and Safari) or when using OS X. 1. Browse the available courses to find one you’d like to take 2. Click on the link for the desired course. (Beginner Skills [...]

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Microsoft Online Learning: Accessing the Moodle Course

The instructions below are for Windows 7 PCs using Microsoft Internet Explorer. Some features may not function correctly when using other browsers (e.g. Firefox, Chrome, and Safari) or when using OS X. 1. Open up the Internet Explorer web browser 2. Navigate to the Bryn Mawr Moodle home – http://moodle.brynmawr.edu 3. Log into Moodle 4. [...]

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Microsoft Online Learning: Downloading and Unzipping Practice Files

Many of the MS Online Learning courses contain a lab component, requiring users to download and utilize practice files to accomplish outlined tasks directly in the application. Instructions for downloading and extracting the practice files are below. The instructions below are for college-issued Windows 7 PCs using Microsoft Internet Explorer. Some features may not function [...]

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Managing Your Internet Browser’s Tabs

Tab Organization One way of keeping your tabs organized is to open multiple browser windows to delineate the different tasks. One window could be used for email and communications, another for research, and even one for checking the weather and seeing what events are going on around campus. Another option would be to drag your [...]

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Mapping your Network Drives

Mapping your network drives is a very useful way to access the network drives and shared folders on the Bryn Mawr server on your own personal computer, whether on campus or off campus.  Here is everything you need to know to map your drives for both Windows and Mac. Click to view the step-by-step instructions [...]

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Replacing the Network Share Dock Icon(s) on your College Mac

The location of your network file shares  will change as of July 14, 2014. This document will show you how to remove the existing dock icon  that allows you to map to adminfile.brynmawr.edu or acadfile.brynmawr.edu and replace it with the new icon pointing to the new Storage location (storage.brynmawr.edu) which will house both Academic and [...]

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Drupal: Spotlights

Spotlights are profiles of people (students, alumnae/i or faculty) or topics. They appear in list views in the About section, as well as in various locations throughout the site– usually in the right sidebar. Adding: Go to Content->Add Content->Spotlight Spotlight Text: Section:  Spotlights are all housed in the About section. Category: Enter a specific category [...]

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Drupal: Financial Aid content

Financial Aid content is constructed using two content types: Aid (for types of financial aid) and Policy (for policies regarding financial aid), which are embedded in landing pages for the appropriate audiences. Aid Adding: Go to Content->Add Content->Aid Complete the required fields. Be sure your title is specific enough to find it in the list [...]

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Adding Folders in Moodle

In addition to the easy drag-and-drop option for files, the new version of Moodle allows you to easily drag-and-drop compressed/zipped folders which you can then unzip right in your course! Here are step-by-step instructions on how to add folders to your courses: Method 1: Drag-and-drop 1) After logging in and going to your course in [...]

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Drupal: Video

The Video content type is placed on Landing Pages. Videos may also be embedded within the Body Text of Landing Pages or Pages, but the Video content type is recommended in the following circumstances: The video needs to be reused in other Landing Pages You want to include specific information with the video. You want [...]

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