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KSIS Training sessions for Spring 2018 available

KSIS training dates and times are now available for spring 2018.  Instructor-led training is available for faculty, academic advisors, and staff at no charge. However, registration through HRIS is required. See Using HRIS to register for classes.

Training for staff and faculty include the following topics:

  • Advising in KSIS
  • Class Scheduler
  • Class Scheduler Tools (NEW)
  • Deans Office Staff
  • Grading in KSIS
  • Master Extract Reporting
  • Processing Minors in KSIS
  • Student Records for Academic Department Staff
  • Student Records for Administrative Department Office Staff

For more information about each topic and the dates and times for training, visit the KSIS Training web page. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Fred Darkow, KSIS Training Coordinator, at fdarkow@ksu.edu or 785-532-3138.

Master Extract Reporting in KSIS monthly offerings in Spring 2018

Training sessions for Master Extract Reporting in KSIS for spring 2018 are now available. The monthly sessions are only for staff who have been granted the Master Extract Reporting permission. The training schedule is set for one session each month.

You must have permissions set up for Master Extract Reporting in KSIS before you can take this class.

All sessions are scheduled in 306 Calvin Hall:

  • Monday, Feb. 7, 11 a.m. – noon
  • Tuesday, March 6, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Apr. 4, 10 – 11 a.m.
  • Friday, May 4, 3 – 4 p.m.

Registration through HRIS is required. See Using HRIS to register for classes.

If the offered sessions do not fit your schedule, please contact the KSIS training coordinator, Fred Darkow, at fdarkow@k-state.edu to request additional classes. Attendees will be notified if a session is canceled and will be asked to register for an alternative training session.

KSIS Class Scheduler training available for Spring 2018

KSIS Class Scheduler training is now available or sign up in HRIS. Sessions are designed for employees new to the Class Scheduler process as well as refreshers for employees who have previously updated class schedules.

Topics include:

  • Printing the Class Schedule report
  • Updating room locations
  • Updating instructors
  • Updating the section status
  • Other course related details

All sessions are held in 306 Calvin Hall.  The dates and times for the Class Scheduler sessions are:

New Class Scheduler

  • 10:30 a.m. – noon, Monday, February 12
  • 2 – 3:30 p.m., Monday, March 12
  • 1:30 – 3 p.m., Monday, April 9
  • 10 – 11:30 a.m., Monday, May 7

Class Scheduler Tools (NEW)

  • 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Monday, February 19
  • 2 – 3 p.m., Monday, March 19
  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Monday, April 16
  • 10 – 11 a.m., Monday, May 14

Class Scheduler Refresher

  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 20
  • 1:30 -3 p.m., Wednesday, February 21

Registration through HRIS is required. See Using HRIS to register for classes. If the current dates and times do not match your schedule, contact Fred Darkow at 532-3138 or fdarkow@ksu.edu for more options.

Training dates now available for Advising in KSIS

Training dates for Advising in KSIS are available for sign-up in HRIS. Sessions focus on the KSU Advisor Center functions. Full-time advisors and faculty advisors are encouraged to attend. Registration through HRIS is required. See Using HRIS to register for classes.

The following Advising in KSIS sessions are in 306 Calvin Hall on the Manhattan campus.  The available times are:

  • Thur., Feb. 1, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
  • Fri., Feb. 2, 1:30 – 3 p.m.
  • Mon., Feb. 5, 1:30 – 3 p.m.
  • Tues., Feb. 6, 10:30 a.m. – noon.

Topics covered during the sessions include, but are not limited to:

  • Advisee information pages
  • Running and viewing a DARS audit
  • Removing advising flags
  • Viewing program/plan history
  • Viewing test scores

For more information on current advising processes, visit the KSIS for advisors web page.  See the KSIS training web page for additional classes.

If the available training sessions do not meet your schedule, please contact Fred Darkow, at fdarkow@ksu.edu or 785-532-3138, for further training options.

Personalized help available for K-State Online

by Information Technology Serviceshelp

One-on-one or group help sessions are available for instructors needing assistance with K-State Online. Instructors can schedule an appointment to meet with a K-State Online expert to review their course and answer questions. Continue reading “Personalized help available for K-State Online”

Top Hat now available in K-State Online

by Information Technology Services

Top Hat is now available in K-State Online. Top Hat is a classroom engagement system that has been integrated with K-State Online’s Canvas. Instructors can choose to utilize Top Hat to develop interactive course content, gamified lessons, dynamic discussions and live polling and next-generation online textbooks to help engage students inside and outside the classroom with compelling content, tools and activities. Continue reading “Top Hat now available in K-State Online”

Top Hat training Jan. 9-10 for instructors

by Information Technology Services

Top Hat training sessions will be available for instructors Jan. 9-10, 2018:

  • Tue, Jan. 9, 2-3 p.m., Hale 401
  • Wed, Jan. 10, 10-11 a.m., Hale 301

Representatives from Top Hat will be available after the training sessions to work with individuals one-on-one.

Top Hat’s interactive, cloud-based teaching platform enables professors to engage students inside and outside the classroom with compelling content, tools and activities. Millions of students at 700 leading North American colleges and universities use the Top Hat teaching platform.

To learn more, visit www.tophat.com.

Last chance for Fall 2017 for Master Extract Reporting in KSIS

Only one more session is available in the Fall 2017 semester for Master Extract Reporting in KSIS.  You must have permissions set up for Master Extract Reporting before you can take this class.

The remaining session is scheduled to take place 3-4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, in 306 Calvin Hall.

To register for the session:

1. Go to hris.ksu.edu and sign in with your eID and password.
2. In the left-side menu, click Employee Self Service.
3. Click Learning and Development.
4. Click KSU Training Enrollment.
5. Scroll down the listed courses until you find KSIS: Master Extract Reporting.
6. Next to the desired class, click View Available Sessions.
7. Click the desired session number and then on the next screen, click Continue.
8. Confirm the date and time of the training session and then click Continue.
9. Type any comments desired and then click Submit.
10. Click OK to close the confirmation screen.
11. Sign out from HRIS.

If the session does not fit your schedule, please contact the training coordinator, Fred Darkow, at fdarkow@k-state.edu to request additional classes. Attendees will be notified if a session is canceled and will be asked to register for an alternative training session.

Take the K-State IT Security Awareness training and earn pocket points

The Student Technology Committee and Information Technology Services have developed IT Security Awareness Training for students. Information to complete the training was sent to your K-State email on Tuesday, Oct. 31. Please take a minute to review the information and complete the 13-item quiz. If you complete the training, you will receive pocket points.

K-State Security Awareness Training for Students

IT Security is a shared responsibility and our way to help K-Staters remain safe online.

Thank you for doing your part.

Andrew McKittrick
Chair Student Technology Committee