Classroom and conference room technology showcase tour March 31

The Technology Showcase Tour, hosted by Information Technology Services Technology Showcase Tour 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.

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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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Office 365: Web apps, OneDrive, and ProPlus coming this week

by Information Technology Services

Today, the new features of Microsoft Office 365 begin rolling out to K-State students and faculty/staff through their webmail accounts. The process will continue throughout the week, until all users have access to the OneDrive file-storage space and Office Online web apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote). If you do not see these features in your App Launcher by Monday, March 16, contact the IT Help Desk.

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Face-to-face and online NVivo trainings by QSR International

by Cynthia Jacobs, QSR International

If you are just getting started with NVivo, or looking for some more advanced training, there are several very good opportunities coming up this spring, including face-to-face workshops; self-paced, week-long online courses; and dedicated sessions.

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