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Register now for CanvasCon online Oct. 15

CanvasCon logoFor the health and safety of all attendees, Instructure is combining their annual InstructureCon event and regional CanvasCon events into one free online global conference. Come together with other Canvas users for professional development, idea-sharing, and skill-building at CanvasCon Online on Thursday, October 15.

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Information Technology Staff present at CHECK 2016

K-State’s Information Technology Staff were well-represented at the Conference on Higher Education Computing in Kansas (CHECK) 2016 held at Washburn University on May 23-24.

CHECK 2016 attendees from K-State

Presenters and presentations included:

  • Nick Brown, systems coordinator, and Andrew Kuehler, systems administrator, presented on “Simplifying and centralizing application management in windows”.
  • Kathleen Adams, operations center staff, shared insights about “Phishing – not just for days at the lake!”
  • Elizabeth Shannon, information security and compliance, presented “Whatddya mean I’m a service provider”.

For more information about CHECK 2016, visit the conference website.

Call for Presentation Proposals for SIDLIT 2016 Conference

Colleague 2 Colleague has put out a call for “transformational superheroes” working in SIDLIT call for proposalsSummer Institute on Distance Learning and Instructional Technology (or SIDLIT, pronounced “sidelight”) conference. The conference will be held Thursday and Friday, Aug. 4-5 at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas.

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Do you want to make your digital content accessible to all?

Attend the virtual accessible media, web, and technology conference that is being live-streamed starting today. This conference will give you a basic understanding of accessibility and offer specific strategies and information to help you do your part to implement accessible technology throughout the university.

Accessible media, web, and technology conference

Checkout the conference agenda. Only sessions from Track A will be streamed. Attend as many sessions as you like (come and go); no registration required. Note the conference agenda is in Mountain Time, which is one hour behind Central Time (8 a.m. session MT = 9 a.m. CT).  The sessions below are listed in Central Time.

Today’s room locations are:

  • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. sessions are in 401B Hale Library
  • 4-5:30 p.m. sessions are in 301A Hale Library

The Nov. 19-20 sessions will be in 301A Hale Library.