Academic Tech Tips by ITRS

ITRS, or Instructional Technology & Research Support at Loyola University Chicago, is the team behind Academic Tech Tips.

Our staff specializes in a diverse range of academic technologies, ranging from classroom equipment solutions, research technologies, and learning design.

Visit Academic Tech Tips for updates on Loyola’s instructional and research technologies, upcoming events and upgrades, and other uses of tech in teaching and learning!

Archive for October, 2008


Free Audio Recording Software

Free Audio Recording Software

October 16th, 2008

    With Audacity, free downloadable recording software that works on both Macs and PCs, you’re able to easily record audio tracks and seamlessly edit clips together. Whether you’d like to create a podcast, narrate content to post to Blackboard or convert music files, audio recording software is incredibly useful to have around. Audacity has […]


Get the Most out of your Google Search

October 9th, 2008

While it’s all too common to “Google it” to find any information imaginable, you may spend more sifting through endless results than you need to. Using Google Advanced Search not only helps you refine your search, you might come across some information that you wouldn’t normally find. Advanced Search You can access Google Advanced Search […]


GroupWise Junk Mail Handling

October 2nd, 2008

For this week’s Tech Tip, we offer important information about the GroupWise email client. The Junk Mail Handling feature in GroupWise enables users to decide what to do with unwanted Internet items including e-mails, appointments, or tasks that are sent to your GroupWise e-mail address. This includes all e-mail, appointments, or tasks where the sender’s […]