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Agenda announced for CanvasCon online Oct. 15

CanvasCon logoFor the health and safety of all attendees, Instructure has combined its 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.

The CanvasCon Online agenda has been announced. There are more than 50 sessions that will help you improve instruction and learning outcomes and impact student success. Register now for free! Continue reading “Agenda announced for CanvasCon online Oct. 15”

eID password reset maintenance July 14

The eID Forgot Password Reset will undergo maintenance from 3 – 7 p.m. on July 14. During the maintenance period, if you forgot your password, you will be unable to reset your eID password via the text messaging option. K-Stater’s can still use the email option to reset their eID password during the maintenance.

If you need assistance resetting your password, contact the IT Help Desk at 785-532-7722 or email helpdesk@k-state.edu.

July 17: Tapping Social Media with NCapture and NVivo

“Tapping Social Media Data with NCapture and NVivo” will be offered 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, July 17, on Zoom. This presentation provides an overview of the NCapture browser add-on (to Google Chrome and Microsoft IE) as a tool for extracting information from social media platforms and will explore how the extracted data is analyzed using NVivo 12 Plus, a qualitative and mixed methods data analysis tool. (The NVivo for Mac now enables this functionality as well.)

Continue reading “July 17: Tapping Social Media with NCapture and NVivo”

HRIS and KSIS maintenance scheduled for July 12

HRIS, KSIS, and DARS will be unavailable from midnight – 4 a.m., Sunday, July 12. Information Technology Services will be performing maintenance on the Oracle PeopleSoft systems. This maintenance will keep the system secure and enhance system performance. Once applied, the systems will be brought back up for your use. Thank you for your patience as we work to maintain our IT systems.

Reminder: HRIS and KSIS maintenance scheduled for June 27-28

HRIS, KSIS, and DARS will be unavailable from 10 p.m., Saturday, June 27, through 6 a.m., Sunday, June 28. Information Technology Services will be performing maintenance on the Oracle PeopleSoft systems. This maintenance includes updating and enhancing troubleshooting tools. Once applied, the systems will be brought back up for your use. Thank you to campus for your patience as we work to maintain our IT systems.

July 3: Intro to NVivo 12 Plus

NVIVOAn “Intro to NVivo 12 Plus” training is scheduled from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, July 3, for all faculty, graduate students, and staff who may be using this qualitative (and mixed methods, multimethods) data analysis tool.  This session will occur on Zoom.

This presentation, which covers NVivo 12 Plus / NVivo (newest) basics, will address the following:

  • The basic parts of the NVivo 12 Plus interface
  • How to start and structure a research project (including a team project)
  • How to set up a project around a base language (Chinese/PRC, English/US, English/UK, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese/Brazil, and Spanish
  • How to ingest various multimedia file types (and curate heterogeneous and semi-structured digital data and digitized contents)
  • How to ingest some social media contents
  • How to begin manual and/or automated coding various media file types
  • How to run data queries in the tool and analyze resulting data visualizations (word clouds, word trees, matrices, geographical maps, bar charts, and others)
  • How to back up the .nvp / .nvpx project file

Continue reading “July 3: Intro to NVivo 12 Plus”

AnyConnect VPN client to be retired June 30

Start using the GlobalProtect VPN client today! As of June 30, AnyConnect will be turned off and no longer available.

For step-by-step instructions on how to install GlobalProtect, go to K-State’s VPN webpage. Once you have tested the GlobalProtect VPN and can use it, then you should uninstall AnyConnect.

Need help? For self-help, view the IT Knowledge Base articles. Need more help, contact the IT Help Desk 785-532-7722 or your local IT support staff.

HRIS and KSIS maintenance scheduled for June 27-28

HRIS, KSIS, and DARS will be unavailable from 10 p.m., Saturday, June 27, through 6 a.m., Sunday, June 28. Information Technology Services will be performing maintenance on the Oracle PeopleSoft systems. This maintenance includes updating and enhancing troubleshooting tools. Once applied, the systems will be brought back up for your use. Thank you to campus for your patience as we work to maintain our IT systems.

MS Teams for teaching and learning

Microsoft Teams or MS Teams is a communication tool for groups, teams, or departments. MS Teams is a workspace for communication, meetings, file sharing, and app sharing.

MS Teams has recently enabled a Class Team type, with assignment/quiz features, a gradebook, and other aspects that can be used for teaching and learning. Final grades will still have to be submitted through Canvas and affirmed in KSIS or input directly into KSIS, to meet privacy and accessibility guidelines. Canvas is the officially supported learning management system with KSIS integrations. Other systems such as MS Teams are available but have limited support. Continue reading “MS Teams for teaching and learning”