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posted Mar 7, 2014, 10:45 AM by Patrizia Magni   [ updated Mar 7, 2014, 10:46 AM ]

LDTW logo We have opened a physical space for Faculty support. It is the Learning & Development Technology WorkSpace in 345 Macy. The space is open Mondays to Fridays from 12:00pm to 4:00pm, and are planning to extend the hours in the future.
Faculty members and Course Assistants  can stop by and our tech fellows will be available in the room to answer their questions or walk them through the use of TCApps (Moodle, Mahara, Adobe Connect etc.)
The work space can be reached by phone at:(212 ) 678 3348 or x 3348  and a tech fellow will be there to answer  calls or a messages can be left in the voice mailbox and a tech fellow will promptly return the call.

We are planning to hold faculty dialogues and other events there soon.  For suggestions on ideas and experiences with pedagogy and technology or issue to be discussed please send an email to Patrizia ( 


posted Jan 16, 2014, 1:03 PM by Patrizia Magni   [ updated Jan 16, 2014, 1:07 PM ]

If you need help setting your course up in Moodle. We offering Moodle Orientation Sessions on the following dates:

-- Friday, 1/17 --- 12:00pm-1:00pm
-- Tuesday,1/21 --- 2:00pm-3:00pm
-- Wednesday,1/22 --- 11:30am-12:30pm
-- Thursday, 1/23 --- 12:00pm-1:00pm
-- Monday, 1/27 --- 2:00pm-3:00pm
--Tuesday,1/28 --- 1:00pm-2:00pm
-- Wednesday,1/29 --- 3:00pm-4:00pm
-- Thursday, 1/30 --- 12:00pm-1:00pm

Orientation will take place in 234 Horace Mann - No need to register just walk in.
If you cannot make it on the above dates you can:

1) contact the Tech Fellow associated with your department. The Tech Fellow list is at

2) send an email to:

3) consult our Moodle online help at Friday, 1/17 --- 12:00pm-1:00pm

rewirED Tech discussions at Columbia University

posted Oct 11, 2013, 11:04 AM by Patrizia Magni   [ updated Oct 11, 2013, 11:06 AM ]

Rewired  rewirED is a place to discuss how we can best harness the power of technology to make learning environments as effective as possible. It’s about taking the best thought and practice and the best technology and blending them in a way that allow us to capitalize on both. It’s about sharing ideas, asking questions, and being inspired. See the schedule at

Moodle New LOOK

posted Aug 22, 2013, 12:32 PM by Patrizia Magni

New moodle interface
Moodle has been upgraded and received a new design. It works well on mobile devices as well as laptops and desktop computers.

You can now find the TC Apps Quick Links in the top navigation bar, the universal bar and have easy access to them on any page.

MOODLE ORIENTATION for Faculty Fall 2013

posted Aug 22, 2013, 12:24 PM by Patrizia Magni   [ updated Aug 22, 2013, 12:29 PM ]

tc apps new logo 
No need to register just walk in

  • Monday 8/26/2013 2:00pm-3:00pm 234 Horace Mann
  • Tuesday 8/27/2013 12:00pm-1:00pm 234 Horace Mann
  • Wednesday 8/28/2013 3:00pm-4:00pm 234 Horace Mann
  • Thursday 8/29/2013 1:00pm-2:00pm 234 Horace Mann
  • Wednesday 9/4/2013 11:00am-12:00pm 234 Horace Mann
  • Thursday 9/5/2013 1:00pm-2:00pm 234 Horace Mann
  • Tuesday 9/10/2013  2:00pm-3:00pm 234 Horace Mann
  • Thursday 9/12/2013 1:00pm-2:00pm 234 Horace Mann
  • Monday 9/16/2013 1:00pm-2:00pm 234 Horace Mann


posted Aug 6, 2013, 12:22 PM by Patrizia Magni   [ updated Aug 6, 2013, 12:24 PM ]

ipad winnner

We are happy to announce one of the winners of the Academic Computing Technology survey draw. Here is Enbal receiving the iPad Mini

WANT TO WIN an iPad Mini? Take the Student Technology Survey

posted May 9, 2013, 1:11 PM by Patrizia Magni

ipad mini
In order to improve your TC experience, we need to hear your preferences, satisfaction and problems using technology at the College. Please take the Student Technology Survey 2012-2013 at

Upon completion of the survey you will be entered in a RAFFLE for an iPad Mini if you enter your UNI in the requested field. The more completed surveys we receive the more iPads we will include in the raffle.

For up to 20% of the student population completing surveys we will award 2 iPad minis.
For each additional 20% completing surveys, we will include another iPad mini.


posted Apr 12, 2013, 8:25 AM by Patrizia Magni   [ updated Apr 12, 2013, 8:28 AM ]

my uni logo
Columbia (CUIT) is implementing new, stronger password requirements for the UNI password this evening, Wednesday April 10th. This change applies to your UNI password only. It does not require that you do anything today. Read on for details.

The rules enforced by the "Change Password" function, at, will be strengthened. Going forward, all new and updated passwords will be required to contain at least three out of four of the following character types:

1. capital letter
2. lowercase letter
3. numeral
4. special character

These new rules will only apply when you

1. change your password
2. forget your password and need a new one, or
3. select a password for a newly activated account.

During the summer, CUIT will begin requiring people to change their passwords every 6 months.

If you have any questions:
Faculty and Staff, please contact the TC Helpdesk via email to or by calling x3300 during business hours.
Students, please email the Student Helpdesk at or call or visit the Student Computing Support Center at x 3304 in 242 Horace Mann before 11:30 pm Mon-Thurs, or until 10 pm on weekends.


posted Jan 18, 2013, 10:49 AM by Patrizia Magni   [ updated Mar 7, 2013, 1:12 PM ]

Moodle Icon
If you are using Moodle and need help with your course content, we are here to help!  You can do the following:

1) Contact the Tech Fellow associated with your department.  See the The Tech Fellow list 

2) Arrange a meeting with a  Tech Fellow on Skype. - Just call "techfellowhelp

3) Send an email to:

You can now follow our Techfellows on TWITTER @TC_TFHelp

Faculty Technology Dialogues

posted Dec 7, 2012, 8:15 AM by Patrizia Magni   [ updated Feb 21, 2013, 12:42 PM ]

tech dialogues
Come to our Tech  Dialogues and share your experiences with faculty members at TC.  Discuss best practices on using TC's pedagogical apps, Refreshments are provided.
  • Thursday, Dec 6, 2012       12:30 -1:30       Online tools to assess student learning
  • Monday Jan 28, 2013  12:30 -1:30 Storage and Sharing of large files
  • Wednesday March 6, 2013   12:30 -1:30 Online tools for collaboration and group work
  • Thursday , April 18, 2013  12:30 -1:30 Synchronous communication
  • Thursday, May 16, 2013  12:30 -1:30 Managing E-portfolios

(Topics are subject to change - we will keep you posted) 
For more information about the event, please email Patrizia ( or call x8212)

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