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Grad students and faculty: Weekly ETDR walk-in clinics in spring 2017

Electronic Theses, Dissertations, and Reports (ETDR) weekly walk-in clinics are scheduled 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. every Wednesday from Feb. 1-April 12 in 301A Hale Library.  These are for graduate students who want faster help on thesis/dissertation formatting or Microsoft Word or LaTeX issues.  Topics include:

  • Using K-State’s ETDR writing templates (time-saving Word, LaTeX files)
  • Microsoft Word tools, tips, and solutions
  • Reviewing ETDRs to meet Graduate School requirements
  • Prior publication
  • Automated Table of Contents, figure/table captions, cross-references

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IT Security Awareness: Keep what’s private, private

You exist in digital form all over the Internet. It is important to ensure that the digital you matches what you are intending to share. It is also critical to guard your privacy — not only to avoid embarrassment but also to protect your identity and finances!

 

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Following are specific steps you can take to protect your online information, identity, and privacy. Continue reading “IT Security Awareness: Keep what’s private, private”

February 3: Intro to NVivo 11 Plus training

An “Intro to NVivo 11 Plus” training is scheduled from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 401B Hale Library for all faculty, graduate students, and staff who may be using this qualitative (and mixed methods) data analysis tool.

Intro to NVivo 11 Plus training

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Personalized help available for K-State Online during the spring semester

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One-on-one help is available for instructors needing assistance with K-State Online. Instructors can schedule an appointment to meet with a K-State Online expert to review their course and answer questions. Continue reading “Personalized help available for K-State Online during the spring semester”

Library Resources now available for students in K-State Online

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When you sign in to K-State Online this semester, you’ll notice a Library Resources app in the navigation menu for your courses. Continue reading “Library Resources now available for students in K-State Online”

Getting Started with Canvas course for students

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K-State Online is a collection of systems and tools that support online teaching and learning at Kansas State University. At the core of K-State Online is the Canvas Learning Management System. Whether you are an experienced K-State Online Canvas user or new to the LMS, we have compiled some tips to help you through the spring 2017 semester in the Getting Started with Canvas course for students. Continue reading “Getting Started with Canvas course for students”

Library Resources now available in K-State Online

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K-State Libraries strive to support all academic courses on campus. Now the connection will be more visible: Starting this semester, each course in K-State Online includes a Library Resources app in its navigation menu. Continue reading “Library Resources now available in K-State Online”

K-State Online January updates

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Updates to Canvas were released on Jan. 7. Canvas operates on a monthly release cycle through which features are added or updated on the third weekend of the month.

To see all the new features and fixed bugs, view the complete January Release Notes. In addition to the Canvas release, Information Technology Services releases updates to services and integrations with K-State Online through the month as necessary. Continue reading “K-State Online January updates”

Office 365 now available in K-State Online

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Microsoft Office 365 has now been integrated with K-State Online Canvas. When instructors open their K-State Online courses, they will now notice an Office 365 tab on the left-hand navigation. Continue reading “Office 365 now available in K-State Online”

New K-State Attendance app available in K-State Online

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K-State Online Canvas comes with Roll Call, an attendance application that instructors use to take class attendance. However, many instructors found the app too complicated. In response, K-State has developed an alternative attendance app. Continue reading “New K-State Attendance app available in K-State Online”