Kansas State University’s Teaching & Learning Center and the office of the president present Spotlight K-State 2014, “Innovative Ideas, Shared in Meaningful Ways.” This celebration of teaching and learning takes place at 7 p.m. March 31 in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union with live music, an intermission and after-party in the Union courtyard with wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres. Continue reading
QSR International, the makers of NVivo, recently released the NVivo for Mac (beta). To learn more and download NVivo for Mac Beta, visit the official site. Those who participate in the beta-testing phase (March – May 2014) will be invited to provide feedback to QSR International about this qualitative and mixed methods data analysis software.
NVivo for Mac Beta Site
The Media Development Center (213 Hale Library) will have reduced hours during K-State spring break 2014.
- March 15-16 (Sat-Sun) — Closed
- March 17-21 (Mon-Fri) — noon-4 p.m.
- March 22-23 (Sat-Sun) — Closed
The Graduate School, K-State Libraries, and the Information Technology Assistance Center are offering an overview of the Electronic Theses, Dissertations, and Reports program (also called “ETDR”) 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday, March 12, in Room 206 of the K-State Student Union.
By Mary Hammel
Join us as we take a look at the Numbers app. The meeting is noon-1 p.m. Thursday, March 13, in 119 Bluemont Hall and is open to all K-Staters. The agenda is “Ideas and Solutions for Using the Numbers App”.
- Charts and graphs (including 3D and interactive)
- Intelligent keyboard
- Built-in formulas and functions
- Data collection with forms
- Document collaboration
- Built-in project templates (including spreadsheets, checklists, calendars, planners, budgets, attendance, grading, recipes)
QSR International will give a webinar training presentation on “Working with Documents and Managing NVivo Projects” 2-4 p.m. Friday, March 14, in Hale 301. The presenter is Cynthia Jacobs of QSR International. All are welcome to attend. No RSVP is required.
This session will cover the following topics:
- Project setup, project log, save and backup procedures
- Importing documents and PDFs
- Coding strategies
- Node structures
- Coding using Text Analysis Queries
Representatives from Dell will be coming to campus for the Dell Future State for Client Computing event 2-5 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in the Cottonwood Room at the K-State Student Union.
Join the Dell account team as they show off some new Dell notebooks and desktops, and present on the direction of future products and technology in the client space. Continue reading
iSIS Class Scheduler training is now available for staff. Two classes for new class schedulers, and one refresher class for veteran class schedulers, are available in HRIS. You must have permissions provided for the Class Scheduler role before taking any of these classes. All sessions are in 9 Fairchild Hall. Continue reading
K-State’s Zoom audio/videoconferencing service, which went live in April 2013, is available to all students, faculty, and staff. Note these recent changes in the service:
- Zoom now allows up to 100 participants per meeting. (The default is still 25.) To request a meeting for more than 25 participants, email Shelley Troyer (firstname.lastname@example.org). Continue reading
K-State recently renewed its site license for NVivo 10 to allow all current faculty, staff, and graduate students to have access to this qualitative and mixed methods research software. As part of this process, a new license key was issued for all site-license-based users of the software.
To ensure uninterrupted access to each installation of the software, please be sure to update the license. Continue reading