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Author: Christine Doucette

K-State Online: Spring 2019 courses have been created

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The Automatic Course Creation for spring 2019 is now complete. Course shells (with the exception of 900-level courses) have been created in K-State Online. Student rosters will automatically be kept in sync with KSIS, with student drop/adds happening in near real-time. Changes to the course in KSIS will be reflected in the K-State Online course. To have a 900-level course created, contact the IT Help Desk.

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K-State Online October updates

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Updates to Canvas were released on Oct. 27. Canvas operates on a monthly release cycle, with features added or updated every three weeks.

To see all the new features and fixed bugs, view the complete October 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 October updates”

K-State Online October updates

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Updates to Canvas were released on Oct. 6. Canvas operates on a monthly release cycle, with features added or updated every three weeks.

To see all the new features and fixed bugs, view the complete October 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 October updates”

K-State Online September updates

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Updates to Canvas were released on Sept. 15. Canvas operates on a monthly release cycle, with features added or updated every three weeks.

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”

Students, manage your day with List View in Canvas

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The Dashboard is the first thing you will see when you log into Canvas. The Dashboard helps students see what is happening in all their current courses and can help manage your day.

The List View in Canvas Dashboard displays all course To Do items, to help easily manage tasks across all of your courses. The To Do list contains graded as well as any non-graded items. You can also add and view your own To-Do items in the Dashboard.

List View example

  1. The List View Dashboard defaults to the current date.
  2. To view previous and future dates, scroll up and down the page.
  3. To quickly return to the current day’s To Dos, click the Today button.
  4. To quickly access prior items with new activity, click the New Activity button.

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Top Hat rep on campus Sept. 12; instructors can have individual meetings

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A Top Hat representative will be on the Manhattan campus Wednesday, Sept. 12. Instructors who would like to meet with Jay Meloff and discuss using Top Hat for their courses should send Jay an email (jay.meloff@tophat.com) to schedule an individual meeting.
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K-State file-storage options

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Faculty, staff, and researchers create and consume data on a daily basis. Keeping that information safe is vital, which requires good data storage to safely backup the information and to distribute data quickly when required. Continue reading “K-State file-storage options”

K-State Online August updates

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Updates to Canvas were released on Aug. 25. Canvas operates on a monthly release cycle, with features added or updated every three weeks.

To see all the new features and fixed bugs, view the complete August 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 August updates”

K-State Online: Updates from the summer

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Several updates have been made to K-State Online during the summer months. Highlights from the summer are listed below. To see all the new features and fixed bugs in Canvas, view the Canvas Release Notes. Continue reading “K-State Online: Updates from the summer”

One-on-one help available for K-State Online

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One-on-one or group help sessions are 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 “One-on-one help available for K-State Online”