Archive for 2014

Editing Pages is Easier

We’ve started the roll out of our new content management system, Concert, and the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. Thanks to our early adopters, we’ve caught several bugs and made numerous improvements. If you want to consider Concert for your website, just let us know. It’s easy, and everything happens right in your browser. We’ve […]

Network Maintenance – Friday, December 19th

Gustavus Technology Services will be performing network maintenance on critical systems Friday, December 19 at 4:45 p.m.   Internet access, email, and the Gustavus website will be unavailable for approximately 45 minutes. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Technology Helpline (helpline@gustavus.edu or 507-933-6111), or any Technology Services staff member.

Help Us Redesign the Website

We’ll be working with the Office of Marketing and Communication in the upcoming months to completely overhaul the Gustavus website. Our goal is to accomplish this feat before September 2015, and we need your help to make this happen. If you have feedback about the current website template or the Gustavus homepage, we’d like to […]

C in CC Streaming Stats and Bonus Time Lapse Video

  So just how many people watched the first ever live stream of Christmas in Christ Chapel this year?  Well, that is a tough question to answer.  It seems like that should be a pretty straight forward and simple answer.  Just count up the number of requests for the video file from our systems logs […]

2015 JTerm and Spring Courses in Moodle

The Moodle server has been populated with the 2015 JTerm and Spring Semester courses as of December 1, 2014. Class lists will be updated daily as students drop/add courses, but the courses are ready for you to customize with content. We encourage you to add course syllabi, outlines, and other content. If you would like […]

Technology Helpline Thanksgiving Break Hours

The Technology Helpline hours for Thanksgiving break: Tuesday, November 25th: 8:00am – 4:45pm Wednesday, November 26th: 8:00am – 4:45pm Thursday, November 27th: CLOSED Friday, November 28th: CLOSED Saturday, November 29th: CLOSED Sunday, November 30th: CLOSED Monday, December 1st: 8:00am – 11:00pm (Start Regular Hours)    

New Content Management System

Adobe Contribute’s days are numbered, and we couldn’t be happier. We’re glad to announce that we’ll soon be rolling out our new content management system, Concert. In the upcoming weeks and months, you’ll have the opportunity to test and use Concert. Since it’s new, and since we have a bit more control over it, we’d […]

Magazine Names Dwight Stoll to “Top 40 Under 40 Power List”

Gustavus Adolphus College Associate Professor of Chemistry Dwight Stoll was recently honored by the magazine The Analytical Scientist when the publication included him on its annual Power List, which this year features 40 individuals under the age of 40 who are already having a big impact on the field of analytical science.

Moodle Mania: Forums

A Forum is a Forum is a Forum… well, not really! There are many different types of Moodle forums and so many different ways you can use them in your classroom. How about using a forum as a social space for students to get to know one another? Or as a help center where tutors and […]

Moodle Mania: Don’t be a Gradebook Failure

Confused about how to set up your Gradebook in Moodle? What’s the difference between “simple weighted mean of grades” and “weighted mean of grades?” How do you create and use a rubric in Moodle? Can you export your grades to Excel? Come join us on Friday, October 3rd, 1:30-2:20pm in the Olin Technology Classroom (OH […]