Canvas by Instructure

On February 5, 2015, Posted by , in Education Stuff, tags , , , with No Comments

If you have or are considering a one-to-one program in your school, a learning management system (LMS) will be a key piece in the mix of tools to make it a success. It will bring together many of the digital tools already being used (Turn-It-In, Google Apps, etc.) in one central place….

DropBox—Easy Entry Into The Cloud

On January 18, 2012, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , with No Comments

If you need access to files from multiple devices and locations one of the best solutions is to store those files in the “cloud”—the latest buzzword that you should be saying about 24.3 times a day so that everyone knows that you are “in-the-know”. Google offers a great way to…

InDesign CS5 to CS4

On October 18, 2011, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , , , with No Comments

One thing Adobe has not always done well is maintaining backwards compatibility in their applications. This may not be such a big deal if you work in an isolated environment or only associate with those who meticulously upgrade their software to the latest available versions. However, many real-world projects get…

Unix Command to Login From Apple Remote Desktop

On August 6, 2011, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , , , , with No Comments

If you manage multiple Macs using Apple Remote Desktop and each computer has an administrator account with a consistent password, you can send this script to log into them all at once. Great for Mac computer labs. osascript <<EOF tell application “System Events” keystroke “username” keystroke tab delay 0.5 keystroke…

New To InDesign?

On March 18, 2011, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , , , with No Comments

If you’re new to Adobe InDesign, check out this post on things you should know when starting out from Smashing Magazine, which is a great resource for both print and Web designers.