If you feel like you need some extra help in figuring out how to use any of the Google apps, the Coaching and Capacity Building Team of the Center for Educational Technologies (CET) can help you. Choose a mentor Open your web browser and go to the Mentoring Schedule Request page at http://edtech.benilde.edu.ph/?page_id=6480. On the […]
Do we need a Zoom pro account if we are hosting an official Benilde online event?
Not necessarily. Our Zoom basic account can accommodate up to 100 participants and has no time limit (if you signed in using your Benilde email account). Unless you anticipate more than 100 participants or if you will need to use features that are not in the Basic account, that I the only time you may […]
I am enrolled in a course but suddenly, my access was removed when I checked a while ago. What could have happened? Will I lose my progress?
When you enlisted, your name was added by the Registrar’s Office to the class roster and it is assumed that you will be enrolling in the course. Once the deadline of payment (of tuition) has passed and you haven’t settled your dues your name will be removed from the roster and your access to BigSky […]
How do I work on my assignments on MS Teams even when I am not online?
Microsoft Teams will work offline if you have the app installed on your computer. Make sure that you have downloaded the latest Office 365 from office.com. By default, Microsoft Teams is included in the installation. Sign in using your Infonet credentials. Microsoft requires an email address to sign in so make sure to append your […]
Is it possible to use MS TEAMS and ZOOM without downloading the app?
While it is recommended that you do download these applications if they are being used by your class or organization, yes, it is possible to use Microsoft Teams and Zoom without downloading the app. Note, however, that there are limitations to the web client version. In appearance, they will look just like the downloaded versions […]
Is there any training on how to use Bigsky?
If you feel like you need some extra help in figuring out how to use any of the features of BigSky, the Coaching and Capacity Building Team of the Center for Educational Technologies can help you. Choose a mentor Open your web browser and go to the Mentoring Schedule Request page at http://edtech.benilde.edu.ph/?page_id=6480. On the […]
Do I need to buy Microsoft Office to use Microsoft Teams?
Microsoft Office is offered for free to all members of the Benildean community with an active Infonet account. You can download a copy of Office 365 from office.com. By default, it will download the entire Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, OneDrive, Outlook, Teams, etc.) but you can still pick and choose to download […]
Can I use Microsoft Teams even if I am offline?
In 2020, Microsoft activated the offline feature. This will give you access to whatever content was already downloaded before you went offline, such as assignments and chats. You can also compose chat messages while offline, however, you won’t be able to send them until you go back online. The same goes for assignments. Note: This […]
Do I need to download Zoom to use it?
It is not necessary to download Zoom to use it so long as you have a browser and an internet connection. However, there is a distinct difference when using each version of the app. There are three versions of Zoom: the app for a computer (desktop or laptop), the mobile app, and the browser-based version. […]
How do I log in to Zoom?
Zoom is a video conferencing application that has become quite popular and is used for conducting online meetings and classes. There are several ways to login to Zoom: With an assigned email address Using single sign-on Via Google, specifically with your Benilde Gmail account Via Facebook Login from a web browser You could enter a […]