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apple banana
Find rows that contain at least one of the two words.

+apple +juice
Find rows that contain both words.

+apple macintosh
Find rows that contain the word 'apple', but rank rows higher if they also contain 'macintosh'.

+apple -macintosh
Find rows that contain the word 'apple' but not 'macintosh'.

+apple ~macintosh
Find rows that contain the word 'apple', but if the row also contains the word 'macintosh', rate it lower than if row does not. This is "softer" than a search for '+apple -macintosh', for which the presence of 'macintosh' causes the row not to be returned at all.

+apple +(>turnover <strudel)
Find rows that contain the words 'apple' and 'turnover', or 'apple' and 'strudel' (in any order), but rank 'apple turnover' higher than 'apple strudel'.

Find rows that contain words such as 'apple', 'apples', 'applesauce', or 'applet'.

"some words"
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Featured Articles
Work at Home and Online Instruction Toolbox for Faculty and Staff
The following links and documentation are for IT tools and services that enable a variety of remote capabilities. Additionally, CIT offers training and support sessions. Instructions on how to book a session are in Article 543: Book Training with CIT. For faculty who have no previous experience...
rating 30 Jun, 2020
Work at Home and Online Class Toolbox for Students
Office 365 (Teams) You can access the Office 365 suite from home using a web browser. You can check your Outlook email, and use a variety of applications, as well as install them on your personal machine. Overview of Office and how to get it installed on your personal devices Office 365 in...
rating 01 Jul, 2020

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Logging into SelfService (eWeb)
Access Self Service (eWeb) by first logging into Office 365. Accessing from the O365 portal page: Access SelfService (eWeb) through the Office 365 portal at: https://myeasternct.sharepoint.com/sites/EasternAppPortal?e=1%3A67ec2092e01f451f9cc756df0410710f If you are prompted to sign in, use...
rating 23 Mar, 2020
Password Management
Password Management: A. When a notification states your password is expired or will expire soon B. To change a password that has not yet expired NOTE: If you've forgotten your password, you will need to contact the ITS Help Desk at (860)-465-4346 and select Option 1. A. When a notification...
rating 01 Oct, 2019
Connecting to Wi-Fi at Eastern and Finding Your Mac Address
The instructions below relate to using ECSU-BYOD or ECSU BYOD5. If you are using eduroam, please see Article 180: Wireless Services. Temporary Access Eastern WiFi will allow account holders to connect devices that have browsers and keyboard input (computers, tablets, phones, etc.) when they...
rating 01 Oct, 2019
View Only Your Account Doesn't Allow Editing on a Mac - Office 365 Error
After installing Office 365 apps on a personally owned Mac some users get an error that says: View Only. Your account doesn't allow editing on a Mac. To learn more, contact your admin about your Office plan This article lists possible solutions to the issue. First verify that you are using...
rating 03 Jun, 2020
How to Start a New Club or Organization
Forming a Student Organization is not as complicated as you may have heard it to be. There are several steps that you have to complete before you can be recognized as an established organization. The steps can be easily followed because they are all connected and flow together making the process...
rating 03 Jul, 2018

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Module 4: Content - How can I make, find, and use online resources?
Structuring Content: How can I make, find, and use online resources? Your content provides the necessary information and tools that students need to complete activities and reach learning outcomes. While it can be easy to find and add more and more content to an online course, it's important...
rating 06 Jul, 2020
Module 3: Active and Interactive Learning - What can my students "do" online?
Active and Interactive Learning: What can my students "do" online? Active learning is more than clicking links and buttons. Learning activities that require students to actively do something thoughtful with the concepts in your course (individually or in pairs or groups) improves learning and...
rating 06 Jul, 2020
Module 9: Online Presence - What can I do to ensure my students "see" me?
Online Presence: What can I do to ensure my students "see" me? Learning Objectives Being actively involved in your online class will promote student success. While online classes provide students with more flexibility and new ways to collaborate, success in the online environment is...
rating 06 Jul, 2020
Importing Tests, Surveys, or Pools
Follow these instructions to import a Test, Survey, or Pool in Blackboard. The instructions are first presented in a video format, with written instructions to follow. On the Control Panel, expand the Course Tools section and select Tests, Surveys, and Pools. On the Tests, Surveys, and...
rating 06 Jul, 2020
How to Create an Announcement in Blackboard
Follow these instructions to Create an Assignment in Blackboard. The instructions are first presented in a video format, with written instructions to follow. 1. Select Announcements from the course menu 2. Or, select Course Tools in the Control Panel and click Announcements 3. Click...
rating 06 Jul, 2020