The term, Adobe Suite, is used to refer to Adobe's line of products currently offered in their Creative Cloud. They include; After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Animate, InDesign, Premiere, Dreamweaver, Muse, and Lightroom. All of these programs are used to create and edit design based products like photos, videos, and websites. For more information, visit Adobe's catalogue at the following webpage: Adobe Products
AIRA is a service that provides instant, visual access to the surrounding environment for people who are visually impaired.
AIRA as a service on campus was initially brought to UWM with the financial support of the Wisconsin Industry for the Blind and Visually Impaired and is now funded and sponsored by the UWM Accessibility Resource Center. UWM is the first and only university in Wisconsin to provide AIRA, which is accessible for free to registered UWM users, as well as anyone from outside of UWM, on all UWM campuses and affiliated buildings.
Registered UWM users have free access to AIRA wherever they go, not just on campus.
For more information about AIRA, how to be added as a registered UWM user, or training on how to use the service, please contact Christi Craig, Assistive Technology Coordinator, email@example.com.
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A mobile operating system used on phones, tablets, car radios, and other small devices worldwide.
A direct competitor to Apple's iOS; each iteration is named after a treat, with recent revisions including Kit-Kat, Marshmallow, and Nougat.
Audio Visual (A/V) Classroom Access Code
A/V Access code to turn on the audio visual systems in any campus classroom is 030820
Bluetooth is a short-range wireless signal used to communicate between devices within an approximate 30 foot radius. It is used most commonly between phones and other connected devices such as car stereos, speakers, headphones, and connected home devices such as the Amazon Alexa or Google Home.
Bluetooth is most notably symbolized by a white character in the shape of a B with a blue oval around it.
BP Logix is a workflow software used by FAA HR to create forms and workflows. This allows departments to gather and maintain electronic data on their employees and their activities.
This product is also known as eWorkflow and Streamline.
A browser is an application program that provides a way to look at and interact with all the information on the World Wide Web. This includes Web pages, videos and images. The word "browser" originated prior to the Web as a generic term for user interfaces that let you browse (navigate through and read) text files online. Many people will use web browsers today for access to the internet and is seen almost as a necessity in how many navigate their daily life.
Definition from: https://www.techtarget.com/whatis/definition/browser
Browser friendly refers to settings on a web browser that ensure the browser will be as compatible with UWM services like PAWS and Canvas as possible. Browser friendlies include steps like clearing the cache and changing the top language in the web browser to English-United States.
A software bug is an error, flaw or fault in the design, development, or operation of computer software that causes it to produce an incorrect or unexpected result, or to behave in unintended ways.
A Campus ID is a serial number that is given to everyone with a UWM affiliation. Campus ID numbers consist of two sections. The first section is nine digits and usually starts with "99". The second section consists of two digits and is separated from the first nine by a space. A user's Campus ID number is confidential information and is akin to a Social Security Number. A Campus ID can be located on a student's PantherCard.
If you are having difficulty finding your Campus ID, refer to: Campus ID Finder Tool
CampusPress is built upon the functions of WordPress, an open source hosting service. CampusPress is tailored specifically to K-12 and Higher Education. At UWM, CampusPress is used to host sites for faculty, staff and departments.
For more information, please go to https://sites.uwm.edu/
Canvas is a digital learning environment which grants access to discussions, readings, videos, quizzes, and assignment submissions.
Canvas can also be referred to as Instructure, although that is the company that developed the learning management system.
For instructions on how to access the application, please navigate to: Canvas - How do I login?
An acronym for the College of Engineering and Applied Science at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.
Cediplomas are certified electric diplomas and certificates used to verify credentials earned at UWM. The diplomas are provided in partnership with CeCredentialTrust.
For more information or to request a digital diploma, visit the following webpage: UWM Cediplomas
A lightweight operating system produced and managed by Google that is based upon the Google Chrome web-browser. It is used primarily for lightweight applications such as writing labs, note taking, and small form factor laptops and desktops for home and office use.
A compromised account is an account with login details known by one or more unauthorized individuals. At UWM, these accounts may be identitifed by either our UWM Information Security Office or by Microsoft. Symptoms of compromised accounts include sending spam emails, or sending unusual volumes of emails.
Once an account has been identified as having been compromised, the password for the account will be scrambled, and the account holder will require assistance from the Help Desk to unlock the account.
UW System Flexible Option
VPN and RDP