CrashPlan PROe subscription available for campus departments

CrashPlan PROe, an alternative to traditional computer backups, is now available for subscription.  This K-State service quietly monitors your computer for changes in your files and backs them up to a secure, remote system using industry-leading 448-bit encryption. You can adjust what is backed up and can access those backups from anywhere using clients for most popular operating systems and mobile devices.

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K-State Online: Canvas walk-in workshop today

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UpgradeCanvas

Need help upgrading your courses to K-State Online powered by Canvas? Bring your laptop and come to the Canvas walk-in workshop today. The walk-in help session is 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the K-State Student Union, Staterooms 1 and 2.

Drop by the workshop to receive help with:

  • Downloading files and content from K-State Online Classic and importing the files and content into Canvas.
  • Exporting assignment questions from Classic, converting the files, and importing the questions into Canvas.
  • Aligning your questions with outcomes in Canvas.

Help is available on a first-come, first-served basis. You will need to bring a laptop with you to access your course. K-State’s Office of Assessment will be on hand to provide help with aligning your questions with outcomes in Canvas.

To learn more about Canvas training opportunities, view the training page on the K-State Online powered by Canvas website. Remember, all K-State courses need to be upgraded to K-State Online powered by Canvas by Dec. 31.

 

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Classroom and conference room technology showcase tour March 31

Technology Showcase Tour The Technology Showcase Tour, hosted by Information Technology Services and sponsored by BP Marketing Group, is an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to see the latest in classroom and conference room technologies.

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Office 365: New features covered in Zoom sessions March 26-27

Three Zoom videoconferencing sessions are scheduled this Thursday-Friday for students and faculty/staff to learn more about new features for Office 365 that were released earlier this month by Information Technology Services, including:

  • Free Office 365 for desktop applications (Office 2013 for Windows, and Office 2011 for Mac)
  • Office Web Applications
  • Office mobile applications
  • OneDrive for Business
  • Lync

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Campus printing just got easier in computing labs

Over spring break, Information Technology Services performed some needed improvements to the Pharos printing system used in computing labs across campus. This is the first major upgrade in several years, and it addresses some commonly seen errors users were experiencing when printing.  Continue reading

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Exploring social media with NodeXL on April 10

“Exploring Social Media with NodeXL” is a two-hour session that introduces some of the social media data extraction and network graphing functionalities of NodeXL.  This event will be 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, at 301 Hale Library.

SampleGraph

This image shows an example of a network graph with small clusters of individuals in relationships and even smaller motifs.

Ever wonder what sorts of #hashtagged conversations may be occurring on Twitter and who the discussants are?  Curious about the social networks of particular @accounts on Twitter?

Wonder what a public-facing social network looks like on Facebook?  A private one?

Intrigued by a related tags network from Flickr?  An article network on Wikipedia?  A video network on YouTube?  A user network on YouTube?

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K-State Online: Canvas walk-in workshop today

UpgradeCanvasby Information Technology Services

Bring your laptop and come to the Canvas walk-in workshop today for help upgrading your course to K-State Online powered by Canvas. The walk-in help session is 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the K-State Student Union, Staterooms 1 and 2. Continue reading

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“NVivo 10 Advanced” training scheduled March 27

“NVivo 10 Advanced” is a follow-up presentation from the “NVivo 10 Basic” offered the prior month.  This training will be offered 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, in 301 Hale Library.

A Screenshot of the NVivo New Project Interface

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New NVivo license key now available

Kansas State University’s new NVivo license key for this year is now available at NVivo 10 Software Download.  The license key is the same one for either NVivo 10 on Windows or Mac.  To access this key, a valid K-State eID and password are required.

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K-State Online: Personalized help available for Canvas

Canvas_Help_Trainingby Information Technology Services

You have begun upgrading your courses to K-State Online powered by Canvas, but now you have a couple of questions. What should you do? You have a few options. You can: Continue reading

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