faculty & staff

Things You Really Need to Know about Canvas

Canvas is a great way to post course materials online, to collect assignments, and to communicate with your students.

Configure your iOS device for FacStaff e-mail

It is very helpful to have the device already connected to the AirPennNet wireless network before proceeding.

Courses inTouch: "Invalid Browser" error

Iif you're trying to use the most recent version of Internet Explorer (version 10) to get to Courses inTouch, you'll get an error message that you're using an "invalid browser."  Use Firefox,

Email through Comcast

Some people using Comcast for their internet connections are experiencing problems sending email through Facstaff. It appears that Comcast disabled some ports recently.

If you're experiencing this problem, here are instructions for configuring Thunderbird.

Facstaff setup for Android devices

To configure your Facstaff account on your Android device please follow the instructions below:

Math VOIP Phone Help

Penn’s Telephone & Voice Mail Services uses VoIP (Voice over IP) technology. VoIP offers a host of features and benefits not available with traditional analog phone service.

Engaging Students Through Technology, Oct. 26

The Weigel Information Commons (WIC) is hosting their annual symposium on Engaging Students Through Technology this Friday, October 26. The theme of this year's symposium is “Inside Out: Using Technology to Enhance Classroom Interactions.”

Enable IPFW on Mac OS X

Apple's OS X includes two firewalls, but only one, the application firewall, is often utilized by end users.  When you examine the firewall settings though the Settings panel, what you see is

Limiting Incoming SSH Connections on Mac

SSH, or the Secure SHell, is an important tool for remote access and administration on a Mac computer.  Unfortunately, SSH is a common target for malicious attackers.  Examination of netw

Drupal JQuery DropDown 6.x-1.2 Approved

We have completed a security review of the jQuery Drop Down module (https://drupal.org/project/jque

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