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Blackboard 9.1 Feature Spotlight: Paste from Word

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

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So you’ve toiled on a lengthy piece of text, and now you’d like to make this available to your students as a new announcement, content item, or threaded discussion in your Blackboard 9.1 site.  And let’s say you’ve really outdone yourself this time, too.  Using Microsoft Word, your page looks like a veritable Mona Lisa […]

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Top Pick for Using PowerPoint 2010

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Monday, October 25, 2010

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From “Top 10 reasons to try PowerPoint 2010” I’m sure you’ve heard the expression, “death by PowerPoint”. I think it should be changed to “death by presenter who uses PowerPoint ineffectively”, but it’s not as catchy.  PowerPoint presentations these days have a bad reputation if it’s just bulleted text on the screen.  That’s why my top […]

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Top Pick for Upgrading to Excel 2010

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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

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From the article at Microsoft.com entitled “Top 10 reasons to try Excel 2010”. Excel happens to be the application I use the most, and for which I seem to offer a lot of training. Analytical skills are critical to any job, so being able to articulate “what the numbers mean” to your audience is important. The differences […]

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Top Pick for Upgrading to Word 2010

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Monday, October 11, 2010

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From “Top 10 reasons to try Word 2010” Not much changed in Microsoft Word 2010 in my opinion.  But since Word is probably one of the applications you use most because you have to, locating your files and accessing those critical commands to get the job done fast and accurately might be important to you. […]

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Top Picks for Upgrading to Outlook 2010

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Monday, October 4, 2010

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From “Top 10 Reasons to Try Outlook 2010” Since Outlook 2010 changed over to using the Ribbon interface throughout the application, lots of navigation changes came along with it. So my top pick is a tie between #3 and #4. It’s also important to point out a default setting for Outlook Web Access (OWA) which […]

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