Voicethread Available at WFU

Posted on: July 3, 2013

Voicethread is web based software that allows you to have an online conversation around multimedia. You can present slides, video, or images, narrate them using text, audio, or webcam, and then invite others to view and comment within the presentation. WFU provides all students, faculty, and staff with Voicethread accounts. For a list of PDC […]

Plagiarism Detection Resources Added

Posted on: May 14, 2013

A new plagiarism resource page has been added to the ITG website that lists alternatives to the expired TurnItIn resource. Click Here

How Strong is your Password

Posted on: May 10, 2013

If a hacker tried to crack your password, would they find the task difficult, or easy?  Use the tool below to check the strength of your password. How Strong is Your Password? – By Intel

Windows 8 Commands

Posted on: May 9, 2013

ASSOC Displays or modifies file extension associations. ATTRIB Displays or changes file attributes. BREAK Sets or clears extended CTRL+C checking. BCDBOOT Used to copy critical files to the system partition and to create a new system BCD store. BCDEDIT Sets properties in boot database to control boot loading. CACLS Displays or modifies access control lists […]

Windows 8 Resource Added

Posted on: April 24, 2013

A new information resource has been added to the Instruction Technology website for new users of the Windows 8 operating system.  Please CLICK HERE to view the page.

Tech Companies Not Allowed to Protect Your Privacy

Posted on: April 19, 2013

“For those out of the loop, CISPA will allow private sector firms to search personal and sensitive user data of ordinary U.S. residents to identify this so-called “threat information”, and to then share that information with each other and the US government — without the need for a court-ordered warrant.” Read More at ZDNet

New Wake Forest Information Security Website

Posted on: April 5, 2013

 Have you ever: fallen for a “phishing” email scam? received an email asking you to share your password, account information or social security number? wondered about the best way to secure your valuable data? wanted to know how to prevent bad things from happening to good data? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these […]

New Blog

Posted on: March 25, 2013

Tech Thoughts is a new blog from the Instructional Technology Group’s Scott Claybrook. 

How to Embed a Youtube Video in PowerPoint 2010

Posted on: March 20, 2013

Often, you will want to leverage Youtube video in the classroom.  There are a number of ways to accomplish this, but the best (approved) way is to use embed codes from Youtube. Click Here for Instructions

Add Apps to Word 2013

Posted on: March 20, 2013

Did you know that you could add “apps” to MS Word?   http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/window-on-windows/quick-tip-add-useful-apps-directly-to-word-2013/7430?tag=nl.e064&s_cid=e064&ttag=e064

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