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+apple +juice
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+apple macintosh
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+apple -macintosh
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+apple ~macintosh
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+apple +(>turnover <strudel)
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apple*
Find rows that contain words such as 'apple', 'apples', 'applesauce', or 'applet'.

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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 25 Oct, 2021
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...
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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://www.office.com/?auth=2&home=1 If you are prompted to sign in, use your Eastern email address as the username and your...
rating 01 Mar, 2021
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 BYOD5. If you are using eduroam, please see Article 180: Wireless Services. When you see a list of signals, you will see three (BYOD, BYOD5, and Eduroam), we recommend BYOD5. The recommendation is based on the signal that has the best speed. Any...
rating 05 Apr, 2022
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
Course Evaluations
This article covers the following two options: Instructions for students to evaluate a course Instructions for faculty to access a course evaluation Note: The course evaluation link is only activated for students 21 days prior to the last day of their section and will remain open for 4...
rating 16 Feb, 2022
VPN Login and Remote Access for Students
For general information and to request access to remote control labs see Article 625 VPN and Citrix Access To connect to the ECSU VPN server: Use your browser to connect to https://ecsu-vpn.easternct.edu/ Alternately, from the ECSU home page, select the Faculty and Staff Menu Item, and...
rating 25 Aug, 2020


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Module 5: Structuring the Course - How do I put it all together and explain it to my students?
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rating 12 May, 2022
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Your Account Doesn't Allow Editing on the Mac error
Users of the desktop version of MS Excel on the Mac have issues using certain features producing the error: View Only Your account username@easternct.edu doesn't all editing on a Mac. To learn more, contact your admin about your Office Plan. The issue is often resolved by following the...
rating 28 Apr, 2022
Blackboard Course Structure Template
The main purpose of the Blackboard template is to: Provide a structure that will make it easier for students to navigate the course content. Provide consistency to reduce questions with accessing readings, files, lectures, etc. Avoid excessive scrolling as well as excessive clicking. A...
rating 11 Apr, 2022
Add Users to a Blackboard Course
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rating 07 Apr, 2022
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