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Guides

Explore the user guides and tutorial resources below to help you get started, or further expand your knowledge.

Guides

Access to Electronic Services for Faculty
Faculty Services (PDF)
A concise guide to Ramapo’s electronic services available to faculty.

Adobe Connect Guides
Quick-start Guide for Hosts (PDF)
Quick-start Guide for Participants (PDF)

Gmail
Gmail FAQ includes guides for setup on mobile devices
Gmail Cheat Sheet (Interface overview)
Up and Running with Gmail Workshop Handout (PDF)
Gmail Tips and Tricks Workshop Handout (PDF)
Creating Contact Groups in Gmail (PDF)
Gmail Help

Directions on setting up Ramapo Gmail on your devices:

G Suite (formerly called Google Apps)
G Suite for education includes Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, Drawings, Drive, Sites, Calendar, Maps, Hangouts and more. These Web-based applications are excellent collaboration tools.

Google Docs Help (includes Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms and Drawings)
Google Drive Help
Google Calendar Help
Google Sites Help

Google Training is also available on Linkedin Learning. Request access to Linkedin Learning through the Instructional Design Center when you are ready to begin training.

Turnitin (plagiarism reporting, instructor feedback and grading of papers, student peer review of papers)

  • For Instructors – Quick-start videos and  guides. Please note that by using Turnitin Assignment within Moodle, you eliminate a lot of setup that is required if you use Turnitin outside of Moodle. Please contact the Instructional Design Center for more information.
  • For Students – Quick-start videos and guides.

Qualtrics Guides and Support  
Online Guides and Support
Click the link above and select Qualtrics “Research Core”. If you are already logged in, you can click on “Help” then “Qualtrics Support” to search Qualtrics the user guides. Step-by-step guides are organized under “Learn by Topic” or “Search”. Scroll down to view training and webinars.

How To Make Your Own Smartboard
How to Make Your Own Smartboard (PDF)
An interactive whiteboard (or “smartboard”) is a large interactive display that connects to a computer and projector. A projector projects the computer’s desktop onto the board’s surface where users control the computer using a pen, finger, stylus, or other device—in this case, an infrared pen. Unlike other systems, this one is mobile and can be projected onto any surface. If you want smartboard capabilities in a classroom without a smartboard, follow Prof. Michael Bitz’s workshop handout to learn how to establish your own mobile Smartboard system with your laptop and a Wii remote.

Apps for Smartphones and Tablets

Discover mobile apps available for the technology we use at Ramapo, then download them from your device’s app store.

Apps

Image: Drive App for mobile devicesThe Ramapo “Banner” mobile app (Android and iOS) lets you search the Course Catalog, Schedule of Classes, Faculty/Staff directory and more.

  • Click this link from your Android device Download
  • Click this link from your iPhone, iPod, or iPad device Download

George T. Potter Library Mobile App (iOS, Android, Windows, Amazon Kindle)
Ramapo College Library mobile app lets you search the catalog, renew books, e-mail/text/call a librarian and more all on your smartphone or iPad.

Adobe Connect App (iOS, Android and Blackberry) – Host, share, collaborate and train from anywhere, anytime, with Adobe Connect Mobile.

G Suite Apps for Mobile devices (Android and iOS) –

  • Android Apps include Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides and more.
  • iOS Apps Include Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides and more.

LinkedIn Learning App – (Apple iOS and Android)
Learn the most in-demand business, tech and creative skills with personalized recommendations and courses taught by industry experts. Stream or download courses for offline viewing. Limited licenses available only to faculty and staff. Account required for access. Download from your devices App Store.

Moodle Mobile App (iOS, Android and Windows) – More information

  • Browse the content of your courses, even when offline
  • Receive instant notifications of messages and other events
  • Quickly find and contact other people in your courses
  • Upload images, audio, videos and other files from your mobile device
  • View your course grades

TechSmith Fuse App (iOS, Android, Windows) – Use Fuse to record using the front or back camera on your mobile device to capture on the go. Send recordings to your TechSmith Relay account.

Turnitin App (for iPad) – Grade anywhere with Turnitin for iPad app.