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Lync

The Office of Information Technology is excited to announce the deployment of Microsoft Lync to all HPU faculty and staff!  Lync is a web conferencing tool (similar to WebEx, Adobe Connect, GoTo Meeting, etc.) that is included in our Microsoft Enterprise Agreement, enabling us to make this powerful communication tool available for all HPU faculty, […]

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Socrative Delivers a New Look

You might remember the blog post comparing the alternatives to clickers in the classroom. In this blog post, I compared two polling sites, Poll Everywhere and Socrative. Socrative just announced a new interface to their polling website. This website will have the same functionality, just a new look. The new look will integrate better with […]

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National Clean Out Your Computer Day

Yesterday, February 9th, was national clean out your computer day. If you missed it, you can still take the necessary steps clean up and delete unused files from your computer. Read the article below to see how you can take part! http://www.highpoint.edu/blog/2015/02/national-clean-out-your-computer-day/   Post by Kaitlyn Reish, Training Specialist at HPU. Click HERE to return to the Techblog  

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HPU’s New Password Reset Tool

The Office of Information technology has released a new password reset tool. With this new tool, you can reset you password if you already know your current password,  answer security questions to reset your password if you have forgotten it, and unlock your account. To use this tool, go to the website below. https://mypassword.highpoint.edu You will […]

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The New Passport Mobile App

We have recently released a new passport mobile app. You can now view your account balance, make a deposit, and deactivate your card if it lost or stolen right from your phone. Simply search for Blackboard Transact Mobile eAccounts in the app store or play store. The interface for the passport mobile app on an […]

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Blackboard: Faculty Export of Rubrics

Are you trying to export a rubric from one course to another in Blackboard and getting the below error message? Oct 3, 2014 9:19:47 AM – Fatal: access denied (“java.io.FilePermission” “F:\blackboard” “read”) Oct 3, 2014 9:19:47 AM – Status: The operation export did not complete. You are not alone. Unfortunately, with the upgrade of Blackboard […]

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iOS8 Tips and Tricks

With the release of iOS8, I thought it would only fitting to share some awesome new tips and tricks that iOS8 has to offer. The below article by Gizmodo, introduces some great tips and tricks that you might find useful.   Click here to find the tips and tricks article by Gizmodo.     Post […]

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Deleting Saved Passwords

Storing your High Point University password for University sites in your Web browser’s saved password list can expose the data it protects to anyone else who uses your computer, and possibly to others on the Internet.  Also saved passwords can cause you to get locked out of your account if you change your password. To […]

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