Regal Hall AV Setup

To use Regal Hall’s projector and sound. Schedule at meeting with IT two weeks before the event to check your specific equipment Designate a person to be at the event shepherding technology. Get a Mac or PC laptop. Bring any converters that came with your laptop. There are converts in the room for Mac to Thunderbolt […]

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Faculty Best Practices. Graduate and Professional Studies. Marlboro College.

Welcome Below is GPS’s collective knowledge on best practices for transformative applied adult instruction. This takes about 30 minutes to read. Umbrella Goals Students are positively transformed and challenged by study at the graduate level. Students feel each course was worth their time and money and excitedly tell their story to their community. Students have an […]

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Speed up your Mac computer and free up hard drive space

Back up your computer. Backup directions here. Restart your computer. Empty the trash Check how much free space there is on your hard drive. 30GB or more is a good gauge. To free up space Search in Finder for “.dmg” These are installation files. You can trash all of them and then empty the trash. […]

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Virus check and cleaning

 Sophos Anti-virus should be running on your computer. Normally it scans and updates automatically. However, you may want to check for viruses after receiving a suspicious warning or email, here’s how:    

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Add File to Nook Page

On the page that you’d like to add/update a file, find the Edit button at the top of the page.  If this button does not appear then you should make sure you’re logged in.  If you are logged in then you probably don’t have access to the page.  You can request access from techsupport@marlboro.edu. If you’re […]

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Staff and Faculty Phones: Change Greeting/Vacation Greeting

Same thing really on our Nortell system. ➤ Record Your Greeting Press 400 and sign into your mailbox. Press 82 Press 1 to select your external greeting (2 for internal, 3 for temporary) Press 5 to record Press # to end the recording Press 2 to PLAY the greeting To re-record, press 76 to delete, […]

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How to Edit Video

Video Editing Most basic Free clip trimmer, converter, batch processor, DVD/online ripper, for PC and Mac. Download MPEG Streamclip from Squared5. To simply edit the start and end times of a clip, move the play head to where you want to start, and select, Edit, “Select In,” and you can guess the rest.  Free basic video editors PC: MovieMaker […]

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How to Edit Photos

Photo Editing On your computer iPhoto for Mac (included) Lightroom by Adobe, or Apature by Apple, is the next step up. Photoshop is an excellent but not for organizing and simple editing of photos.  Online Pixlr.com  Canva Bazaart Photo Workflow Shoot Dump to computer or cloud Delete duplicates and obviously bad photos.  With each remaining photo, […]

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How to Edit Audio

Audio Editing Online recording, editing and embedding. SoundCloud is amazing. It’s for music sharing, and also recording and editing from laptops/devices that have a mic. BUT, it also hosts sound files so you can embed them anywhere with a URL!. Start an account today :-). There’s also Clip Converter, or experimental HTML5 editors, or Chrome Browser editors, or mixers. Or […]

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File Storage

File Storage Currently Marlboro encourages students and faculty to use Google Drive (https://marlboro.edu/apps) for file storage. Google provides documention on it’s use at http://docs.google.com/support/?hl=en_US Staff also have access to a file server called “echo,” available only on campus or with a VPN, that should be used for files containing personal data.

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