Category: Tech Tools

Operate the Logitech Webcams in SSW Classrooms

The School of Social Work’s classrooms are equipped with Logitech Conference Cameras (CC3000) which can be very useful for video conferences via online meeting tools such as Skype.  Also, theses cams can be used to conduct classroom recordings.  Follow the introductory steps below to learn how to use the camera and its microphone: 1. Open up the application…

Expand Access via vLAB for Additional Software

An extension of on campus physical computer lab can be achieved by visiting UGA’s vLab or virtual lab.   Students, faculty, and staff can use the vLAB (offered and maintained by EITS) to access popular software from a smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop without having to go to any computer lab or be concerned about…

Sway- The New Way To Present

Have you ever wanted to share your story, or even just find a new way to present information? Look no further, because Sway is the way to go for all your presentation and story needs! Created and recently released by Microsoft, Sway is a new way to present, and is changing how you present content.…

Set Up Your Laptop in Classrooms

SSW faculty may be assigned to classrooms outside of the School of Social Work (SSW)building.  While all classrooms in the SSW building are technology ready, some classrooms on campus are not equipped with desktops or DVD players.  These classrooms will probably be Wi-Fi ready and have provisions to connect a laptop to the classroom’s LCD projector. Therefore, it is a good idea…

New UGA Mobile App

The University of Georgia Enterprise Information Technology Services will be releasing a new version of the UGA Mobile App in August. The redesigned app will feature a new home screen that enables easier access to popular features within the app. A few features will also be updated, such as: UGA Bus Tracker Athens Transit Tracker Directions…

SSW’s Equipment Check Out Procedure

Students, faculty, and staff can check out portable technologies for instructional and research purposes.  These technologies are managed by SSW’s ITS unit (itshelp@ssw.uga.edu).    Items available for check out include digital audio recorders, digital video recorders, digital cameras, laptops, and LCD projectors.  Laptops and LCD projectors are available to faculty only.

Can’t Access Oasis? How to Change Java Security Settings.

The University of Georgia’s ConnectUGA project is the project which is responsible for UGA’s new student information system. ConnectUGA is powered through a software called Banner. As many people have probably noticed, Athena (the newer Oasis equivalent) provides students and faculty with a central location for University information and services. This is provided via Banner,…

Why you Should be Using Google Drive

Google Drive Rocks ! If you have ever worked on a project at school only to realize you forgot your flash drive, you understand the worry of deciding the best way to save your work.  If you find yourself in this situation, Google Drive can be a solution.   Google Drive is another brilliant Google product. It works.…