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OCAD U 365: Display Name Change
Posted by Andrew McAllister on 08 November 2019 10:16 AM

Great News! We're changing your Display Name to read "Firstname Lastname".

Currently, your display name in many OCAD U applications including Office 365 is “Lastname, Firstname”. The reverse order is no longer necessary, and we thought it would be great to change your Display name to match how you read it. We will be changing your display name on November 15, 2019.

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Apple macOS Catalina 10.15: Don't Upgrade Yet
Posted by Andrew McAllister on 07 October 2019 01:34 PM

Apple is releasing its newest version of macOS today called Catalina, but we can't recommend that you upgrade yet. Why?

1. macOS Catalina 10.15 marks the end of 32-bit application support in macOS. 

Many apps that have not yet been updated will not work. This includes any application that you may have received a warning about in Mojave 10.14.

2. We haven't yet tested all of our apps and workflows against it yet

Early adopters usually encounter a few bumps, and we don't want that to be you.

Read more about it on The Verge and Ars Technica:



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Rhino 6 Licenses are now cross-platform
Posted by Andrew McAllister on 20 September 2019 10:18 AM

With the release of Rhino 6 for Mac, Rhino 3D licenses are now cross-platform, meaning that you can install Rhino for Mac using your Rhino 6 Serial number.

We recommend you read McNeel's our knowledgebase article on Rhino. Users may now employ McNeel's Cloud Zoo for activating their software.





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Technology Enabled Learning Sessions for Faculty
Posted by Andrew McAllister on 27 August 2019 09:43 PM

Canvas Orientation: Using Online Tools to Support Your Teaching 

Our colleagues in the FCDC are running a Canvas workshop which covers the basics of getting started in Canvas. Topics include basic navigation, the Course Outline Builder tool, and the Assignments tool.

Thursday 29 Aug, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, 113 McCaul St, Room 510


Enhancing your Canvas Course with Video

Learn how to create a course introduction video, document a studio process or summarize the week’s lesson using Techsmith Fuse for iPhone and Android and Techsmith Relay for desktop.

Tuesday 3 Sept & Thurs 5 Sept, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, 100 McCaul St, Room 287

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Adobe and Microsoft Software Rollout for 2019-20
Posted by Andrew McAllister on 19 July 2019 02:10 PM

If you're a new student attending OCAD U in September, we will be sending out notifications about access to Adobe, Microsoft, LinkedIn Learning and other great software later in August. Until then, hope you're having a great summer. Learn more about the Back-to-School Specials and About the Laptop Program.

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