We'll help you use your favorite email package more effectively, whether you need to manage a large volume of email or exchange attachments with your students. We can help you set up and learn to manage a class mailing list, archive that mailing list on a course web site, or filter your incoming mail. We can show you how to use other group communication tools, such as a web-based conferencing system, real-time chat and more.
Some specific software packages we can help you with include:
- Utliize the vitual chat, discussion board and other tools.
- Learn how to create and design effective presentations.
- Learn how to create and use podcasts them to enhance teaching and learning
- iTunes U
Web-based email allows you to send and receive email from a web browser. It is an easy way to keep up on your messages when you don't have access to your own computer.
A popular email client on both Macintosh and PC platforms. It is free through Mozilla with productivity add-ons to customize the email experience.
The built-in email client on Mac OS X can easily be configured for UO email accounts.
- Outlook Express
Microsoft's email client comes standard with most Windows computers, and is also available for Macintosh. Make sure you have updated anti-virus software when using this package, as its integration with other Microsoft products makes it very vulnerable to dangerous email viruses.
Outlook Express' big brother, Outlook comes bundled with Microsoft Office. It incorporates the email features of Outlook Express with a number of organizational and scheduling features. Here are our institutional instructions on how to configure an account.
Mailman allows you to join or host UO mailing lists, which can be useful for classes, clubs, and other groups who need to share information via email.