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Sept. 18: Exploring the Advanced Features of Qualtrics

“Exploring Advanced Features of Qualtrics” is scheduled 1:30–3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, online on Zoom. All students, faculty, and staff who use this research suite are welcome to attend.

The Qualtrics tool that powers K-State Survey is one of the most sophisticated online survey and research tools on the market. At K-State, it is used for research, teaching assessment, event registration, large-scale policy compliance trainings, late TEVAL evaluations, and more. There is also an integration from Qualtrics to NVivo for direct access to online survey data for qualitative and mixed methods analysis.

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Canvas Oracle upgrade on July 31

Some Canvas tools will be unavailable from 6-8 a.m., Friday, July 31. During the downtime, Information Technology Services will be upgrading the Oracle LTI from 11 to 19. K-State Attendance, Copy Grades to KSIS, and Teval will be unavailable during the upgrade. Thank you for your patience as we work to improve your Canvas experience.

On-Demand Webinar: Managing Mediasite Content Storage

As this wild spring semester draws to a close, now is an excellent time to evaluate the content you have uploaded to Mediasite and remove presentations you no longer intend to use. A new on-demand Mediasite webinar, Managing Content Storage, will guide you through the process of reviewing a content storage report, archiving presentations into an offline format, and deleting unneeded or archived Mediasite content. Continue reading “On-Demand Webinar: Managing Mediasite Content Storage”

Reminder: Mediasite webinar on presentation analytics April 13

Mediasite logoDuring the spring semester, Information Technology Services is hosting a webinar training series focusing on Mediasite at K-State.

This webinar series highlights many of the power features offered through Mediasite. The final webinar for the spring semester will explain how Mediasite’s built-in presentation analytics provides valuable insight into the effectiveness of one’s Mediasite content. You can participate in the 30-minute webinar at 10 a.m. Monday, April 13, via Zoom: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/654435549 Continue reading “Reminder: Mediasite webinar on presentation analytics April 13”

Canvas summer and fall 2020 courses have been created

The Automatic Course Creation for summer and fall 2020 is now complete. Course shells (except 900-level courses) have been created in Canvas. 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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