Word Cloud about Professional Development

Annual Invitation to Join the CTEI Advisory Board

The CTEI Advisory Board is currently a walk-on committee, meaning any full or part-time faculty member is welcome to join. Full-time instructors looking to fulfill their contractual obligation of college-wide committee involvement or participation in shared governance can do so without the worry of going through an election.  Part-time instructors receive a stipend for participation […]

Screen Capture of the Colleague Day Flyer

Colleague Day

You can learn about mentoring (and take a break from all that grading) on Thursday, May 2. See the flyer for more details. Colleague Development Registration Form

The brain is happy I finally found delay delivery. It is jumping for joy.

Delay Delivery Video

Transcript: I have had trouble finding how to delay delivery on email messages. That is because I usually use the web client. The desktop client makes that easy. Click New Email. Create it as usual. Select options at the top. Click Delay delivery. Set your options under “Do not deliver before.” Click close and then […]

A partial view of a desktop calendar

Dropping Messages on the Outlook Calendar to Make Appointments

Someone showed me today that if you drop a message on the calendar application you can create a calendar entry that has all that messages text. You can then adjust all the fields of the calendar and invite more people to any meeting. This can save some typing and keep all the original text of […]

The three dots on a message in the preview pane allow you to block a user.

Blocking Users on Outlook

About once a day I look in the junk folder of Outlook to make sure that there is nothing important there. Frequently I see some of the same companies, or people sending me messages I do not want. There is an easy way to stop these messages so they do not clutter your mailbox using […]

A partial view of a desktop calendar

And Then There Was One- Calendar

The default setting in desktop Outlook is to have multiple calendars show up without overlapping. This must be useful for someone, somewhere. Fortunately, my next door neighbor at work (along with, I suppose, millions of users world-wide) discovered how to change this. There is an arrow at the top tab of each calendar pointing left. […]

The fold out menu that changes from threaded to message view.

If Conversation View MAKES YOU WANT TO TYPE IN ALL CAPS

Messages in an email system can either be set to show the full thread of replies with the ability to then click into prior messages from within the newer messages. This seems to be the most popular way because this is the default in most email systems including Outlook. Now, if you like conversation view […]