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Oct. 14: Advanced NVivo 11 Plus training

Advanced NVivo 11 Plus training is 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, in 401B Hale Library. This is a follow-up training from the “Introduction to NVivo 11 Plus” training presented last month.

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K-State Online: Spring 2017 courses have been created

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The Automatic Course Creation for spring 2017 is now complete. Course shells (with the exception of 900 level courses) have been created in K-State Online. Instructors now have the ability to make changes to their courses to prepare for spring 2017. Continue reading “K-State Online: Spring 2017 courses have been created”

K-State Online September updates

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Updates to Canvas were released on Sept. 17. 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 September 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 September updates”

Fall 2016 Shred Day is Tuesday, Oct. 11

Shred Day is scheduled 8:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, to properly dispose of university paper records on the Manhattan and Salina campuses.

Departments can place their paper documents with personal identity information (Social Security numbers, birth dates, credit card numbers, etc.) in designated bags and boxes to:

  • Manhattan campus:  Deliver to Mid-Campus Drive near the K-State Student Union.
  • Salina campus:  Deliver to the loading area between the east and west wings of the Technology Center.

K-State Shred Day - Oct. 11

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Grad students and faculty advisers: Major changes on ETDR templates for fall 2016

Updated ETDR templates went online in mid-August.  Graduate students and faculty advisers should be aware that major format changes were made this summer to the title, author name, and copyright statement in the 2016 templates for Electronic Theses, Dissertations, and Reports.  In addition, a new 500-word limit on abstracts (350 previously) was added to incorporate a change in January from the Graduate School.

ETDR templates downloaded prior to mid-August need to be updated to meet the new guidelines. For students who haven’t started writing in those templates, it may be faster to download a new template.  To get help modifying an older ETDR template, submit an ETDR Request Form (eID/password required).

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KSIS Class Scheduler training available for fall 2016

KSIS Class Scheduler training is now available. Sessions are designed for employees new to the Class Scheduler process as well as refreshers for employees who have previously updated class schedules.

Topics include:

  • Printing the Class Schedule report
  • Updating room locations
  • Updating instructors
  • Updating the section status
  • Other course related details

All sessions are held in Fairchild 9.  The dates and times for the Class Scheduler sessions are:

New Class Scheduler

  • Monday, Sept. 26, 10:30 a.m.-noon
  • Tuesday, Sept 27, 1:30-3 p.m.

Class Scheduler Refresher

  • Tuesday, Oct. 4, 1:30-3p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 5, 10:30 a.m.-noon

Registration through HRIS is required. See Using HRIS to register for classes. If the current dates and times do not match your schedule, contact Fred Darkow at 532-3138 or fdarkow@ksu.edu for more options.

Sept. 23: Using LIWC2015 for Computational Linguistic Analysis training

LIWC“Using LIWC2015 for Computational Linguistic Analysis” will be presented from 1:30-3:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 23, in Hale 401B. The Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC) tool enables users to conduct computational linguistic analyses on single texts, collections of texts, and text corpora, in order to better understand the latent data.




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Training dates now available for “Advising in KSIS”

Training dates for “Advising in KSIS” are available for sign-up in HRIS. Sessions focus on the KSU Advisor Center functions.  Full-time advisors and faculty advisors are encouraged to attend. Registration through HRIS is required. See Using HRIS to register for classes.

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