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K-State Online 9.0 now available; training opportunities

K-State Online was successfully upgraded to version 9.0 Saturday, July 18.  Course owners and instructors will not need to complete any additional steps to begin using K-State Online 9.0. Courses will appear as before, but will include the version 9.0 improvements. This release includes many features requested by faculty, staff, and students, such as:

  • Improved efficiency and load time of Course Content and Message Board
  • A complete redesign of Course Content
  • A simplified method for granting assignment extensions

and much more. For the complete list of new features, improvements, and updates, see What’s New in K-State Online 9.0.  A PDF version is available for easy printing and distribution to other interested faculty.

Several training classes for K-State Online  are available from iTAC:

  • K-State Online new features
  • Getting started with K-State Online
  • Managing and Organizing your Content
  • Manual & Online Assignments
  • Overview of the Gradebook
  • Overview of Voice Tools
  • Enhance Course Communications
  • Managing Class Attendance
  • Managing Student Groups

All classes are free for K-state faculty, staff, and graduate students, but require pre-registration.  See the IT Training calendar for the complete schedule.

If you have questions about the new version, you can contact the IT Help Desk , get training from iTAC, and review the K-State Online help by signing into K-State Online and then clicking the Help link in the upper-right corner.