actively teaching faculty
actively teaching faculty
Any faculty that is teaching during the semester of their departure.
An asset tag is the 6-digit code that uniquely identifies a College-owned device, with the first two numbers being the fiscal year it was purchased.
A burner is a device that is meant for temporary, typically one-time, use as an alternative to your primary day-to-day device.
Central processing unit (CPU)
A CPU (Central Processing Unit) is the brain that handles all computations for a device. Cores allow the CPU to break up tasks and multitask, and the clockspeed (measured in megahertz, MHz) determines the number of computations it can make per second.
Your College username, typically your first initial and family name, is the beginning of your College email address; it does not include @brynmawr.edu.
A context menu is typically opened with a right-click and lists actions specific to what was clicked, such as Copy, Undo, or Share.
Contrast ratio is the difference between the lightest white and darkest black a display can produce. Generally, the higher the better.
A dialog is a secondary window that asks for, or presents, additional information. Examples include a print dialog or options dialog.
A false positive in antivirus occurs when a safe item is incorrectly flagged as malicious.
A fiscal year, sometimes referred to as FY##, is a year defined for purchasing, accounting, and budgetary purposes and typically starts in June. For example, FY24 starts June 1st 2023.
A hub display is a monitor with a built-in USB and Ethernet hub which can also charge a computer connected to it, all over a single cable.
Moderators can approve or deny pending emails and membership requests, but are unable to modify most list settings.
Nits are a unit used to measure the peak brightness of a display. Generally, the higher the better; it matters most in dark environments.
Non-primary computers include departmental devices, public computers, kiosks, and more!
Pixels per inch (ppi) denotes the density of pixels in a display or an image. Generally, higher is better; it matters more the closer you are to a screen.
A primary computer is a College-owned device assigned to a specific full-time faculty or staff member.
A print job is a document sent to a printer to be printed.
A print queue is a list of print jobs (e.g., documents) ready to be printed. Some printers have multiple queues with different settings, such as color printing.
A printer group is a collection of printers that all share the same print queue, which means if you send a print job (e.g. a document) to a printer group, you can release the job at any printer in the group.
Random access memory (RAM)
RAM (Random Access Memory) is high-speed volatile storage that assists other hardware by temporarily storing data used by programs.
release print job
Release a print job from a print queue to print the item. For example: tap your OneCard at a Canon to login, select your document(s), and tap "print".
Resolution is the number of (horizontal x vertical) pixels in a given display or image. It can be abbreviated to FHD (1080p or 1920x1080) or UHD (4K or 3840x2160).
There are multiple ways to right-click:
A sandbox is a copy of the production site that is inaccessible to users and used to test changes and fixes.
Software Center is an app on College-provided computers. It is the home for LITS tools, and you can use it to install certain software and run scripts.
A ticket is a support request tracked by TeamDynamix. Each ticket usually corresponds to a specific issue, question, or request.
A user role is assigned to each person with a KnowledgeOwl login, which grants various permissions for both the production and sandbox instances of Ask Athena.
A VPN or virtual private network allows your computer to connect to a different (typically far away) network.