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Sept. 25: Intro to Adobe Photoshop

Are you a graduate student who uses digital imagery (photos, data visualizations, and others) in a master’s thesis, master’s report, or doctoral dissertation (in an ETDR application)? Are you a faculty or staff member who integrates photographs into slideshows, imageset, or videos?

“Intro to Adobe Photoshop” is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 25, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. on Zoom at this URL.  This session introduces Adobe Photoshop as the leading software for editing and creating raster images (although it can output vector ones, too). This session will introduce the general graphical user interface (GUI) for this software. Then, it covers some basic uses and shows some walk-throughs of work sequences.

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New search feature added to the IT website

Need to reset your password? Do you want to learn more about Microsoft Teams? Search for all the IT answers you need on the updated IT website.

A new search feature has been added to the IT website just in time for the fall semester. Type in keywords in the search box, and you can easily search for knowledge base articles, services, and request forms.

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Aug. 14: Advanced NVivo 12 Plus

NVIVO“Advanced NVivo 12 Plus/NVivo” is a follow-up presentation from the “Introduction to NVivo 12 Plus/NVivo” offered earlier this term. This training will be held 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, online via Zoom.  (The link will not be live until the event.)

This presentation will address the following:

  • Any extant questions from the basic introduction of NVivo 12 Plus
  • How to set up qualitative data to be explored and queried
  • How to use the software on interview, survey, focus group, and similar data
  • How to query the collected data in an NVivo project (word frequency counts, text searches, matrix coding queries, matrix queries, proximity text searches, and other forms of text parsing)
  • How to create data visualizations (word trees, word clouds, dendrograms, ring lattice graphs, sociograms, and others) (for analysis and presentations)
  • How to conduct four types of auto-coding (by extracted themes and subthemes, by sentiment analysis, by structured data, and by supervised machine learning based on existing human coding)
  • How to set up a qualitative cross-tabulation analysis
  • How to output a basic report (including a custom codebook)

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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.)

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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

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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”

Reminder: Webinar on downloading Mediasite content March 23

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. On Mar. 23, faculty will discover how to download their Mediasite presentations and optionally allow students to download content, too. The final spring webinar on Apr. 13 will explain how Mediasite’s built-in presentation analytics offers valuable insight into the effectiveness of one’s Mediasite content.

The 2020 spring semester schedule includes:

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K-State Mediasite webinar spring series

Mediasite logoInformation Technology Services continues the Mediasite webinar training series this spring with three new topics highlighting powerful features offered through Mediasite. Learn about the benefits of closed captions and how you can implement them in your Mediasite presentations during the 10 a.m. webinar on Feb. 17. The Mar. 23 webinar will introduce options for downloading your Mediasite content, and the final spring webinar Apr. 13 will discuss how best to leverage the insightful presentation analytics built into the My Mediasite portal.

Each 30-minute program is scheduled on a Monday at 10 a.m. and offered through Zoom.

The 2020 spring semester schedule includes:

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Mediasite webinars available on-demand

The fall semester’s live Mediasite webinars are available for on-demand playback. The K-State Mediasite webinar series features important topics for faculty and staff, including in-video quizzing, working with channels and shared folders, and other useful tips and tricks in Mediasite.

Don’t know what Mediasite is or how it can help you? Want to learn more? See k-state.edu/mediasite/help for step-by-step instructions, detailed tutorial videos, and other helpful resources that will help you get the most out of Mediasite.

Coming soon, there will be an announcement of spring Mediasite webinars, including topics like presentation analytics, closed captioning, and downloading Mediasite content. Details will be posted at k-state.edu/mediasite.

Mediasite is an online video capture, management, and playback system, much like YouTube but with more features, better security, and easy integration into Canvas. Mediasite enables faculty to offer digital media-enriched content to their students.