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How to Protect Yourself From Phishing Emails

Recently, Google detected a phishing campaign which tricked users into granting access to their address book. Fortunately, Google was able to halt the campaign quickly after detecting it. Here’s how the campaign worked: Users received an email invitation to a Google Doc with a link to a legitimate Google login page. This page contained a link to “continue to Google Docs.” By clicking on this link, the user granted ac
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How to use Google Forms to collect files

Google Forms can collect images and documents and populate a spreadsheet with links.
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Do you have a backup plan for severe weather (and other emergencies)?

You should set up your emergency cancellation contingency plans now so that when the unexpected comes, you’re ready.
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End-of-semester checklist: Five things to do before the Blackboard upgrade

Upload grades, archive your course, and other tasks to complete before December 27.
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How to Transfer Ownership of a Google Site

Transfer your personal Google site to the QC Google Apps for Education environment.
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How to get your students to complete course evaluations

Evaluations are an essential aspect of our assessment activities and Queens College relies on your help for this endeavour. Here are some tips to encourage course evaluations in your classroom.
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Tech Tip: Uploading an Excel sheet to the Blackboard Grade Center

Grading season will soon be upon us again. Maybe you want to download the Blackboard Grade Center and enter grades offline. But then you get this puzzling message: "Error: the following usernames are invalid." This Tech Tip offers a workaround.
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Making Appointments on Google Calendar

Google Apps for Education is a new service open to all faculty and students at Queens College. There are many tools available that will enable a more seamless interaction between you and your students (see QC Google Apps for Education). One such tool is Google Calendar, a powerful organizational tool and a great application for making appointments. It’s easy to use and you can view it on multiple devices (i.e., deskt
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