Tag Archives: software

DyKnow: Helpful instructor tips

DyKnow can be used in a variety of ways depending on your teaching style and pedagogical goals. It is most effective when it is used to actively engage the students during the class. The following is a condensed version of Dave Berque’s DyKnow Vision Teacher Tips – Full Version. General technical tips for starting a […]

DyKnow: Help and support options

Where can I find help? On-campus support Go to DyKnow Quick Guide for Students for step-by-step instructions. For help with installing DyKnow, as well as the Virtual Desktop for Mac users, contact Student Technology Support at fits@depauw.edu or call x1093. Use DyKnow’s built-in help function found at the end of the ribbon bar by clicking Help → Contents. […]


DyKnow enables instructors and students to interactively share, annotate, save, retrieve and replay material during and after class. Tablets and other pen-based devices provide the optimal environment for the use of DyKnow, but also it can be used on a variety of hardware, including desktop and laptop classrooms. Included in the software suite are DyKnow […]

Securing devices

Try not to limit security because of the device you are using. Taking steps to secure your desktop, laptop, smartphone, tablet and/or other mobile device not only keeps your data safe, but also is a proactive step in protecting the campus network, including the data stored and shared over the network. Install antivirus software Reduce […]

Scanning to OCR using OmniPage

Optical character recognition (OCR) is the conversion of images of text in to characters. Place the document on the scanner bed. Open OmniPage. Click Load Files → Scan. For 1. (Get Page), click Scan. In the hp Scanning window, click Accept. If you have finished scanning all of your pages, select Stop Loading Pages. In the Start Automatic Processing window, […]

Scanning a picture using Adobe Photoshop

Place the document on the scanner bed. Open Adobe Photoshop. Click File → Import → WIA Support… In the WIA Support window, click Start.   In the Select Device window, click OK.   In the hp scanning preview window Select the desired scan area. Click Scan. Click File → Save As… In the Save As window Choose a location […]

Scanning to PDF using Adobe Acrobat Professional

Place the document on the scanner bed. Open Adobe Acrobat Professional, click File → Create PDF → From Scanner… In the Create PDF from Scanner window For Scanner, select the desired scanner. Deselect the Recognize Text Using OCR option. Click Scan. In the hp scanning window. Select the desired scan area. Click Accept.   In the Acrobat Scan window To scan […]

Scanning a picture or document using HP Scan

Place the document on the scanner bed. Open the HP Solution Center. Select Scan Picture or Scan Document from the left-side navigation menu. In the Scanning from the Scan Document button (Solution Center) window Select the type of document or picture you are scanning. Click Scan. In the Save to file Save Options for the Scan Document […]

Multimedia & Web

Audio Free downloads Audacity Audacity is an open-source software for recording and editing sounds. MuseScore MuseScore is a music composition and notation software. Web-based options Record MP3 Record and share audio. SoundCloud Share, embed, publish and store audio. Need help? Contact Veronica Pejril at (765) 658-4389 or veronicapejril@depauw.edu. Images and scanning Scanning to PDF using […]