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Cybersecurity awareness training delivered to your mailbox on Oct. 4

K-State faculty and staff must complete Cybersecurity Awareness training by Dec. 31. You will receive an email with a link to the online training on Thurs., Oct. 4. If you use Outlook on the Web and you don’t see the training invitation in your Focused inbox, check your Other folder.

Cybersecurity awareness training is an important part of K-State’s strategy to protect our information systems and data. “We ALL have a responsibility to protect the information assets entrusted to us. Everyone at K-State serves a critical role in protecting K-State data”, said Chad Currier, K-State’s chief information security officer.

Everyone at K-State serves a critical role in protecting K-State data

This training, required by state statute, introduces basic computer security concepts and good security practices and takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Once you complete the training, your personnel record in HRIS will be updated. It will be listed under the Training Summary as Cybersecurity Awareness 2018, with the course code WIT590.

If you have questions about the security awareness training, contact the IT Help Desk at helpdesk@k-state.edu or 532-7722.

Master Extract Reporting in KSIS offered monthly in Fall 2018

Training sessions for Master Extract Reporting in KSIS for fall 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 setup for Master Extract Reporting in KSIS before you can take this class.

All sessions are scheduled in 306 Calvin Hall:

  • Wed., Sept. 5, 10 – 11 a.m.
  • Tues., Oct. 2, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Wed., Nov. 7, 2 – 3 p.m.
  • Tues., Nov 27, 2 – 3 p.m.

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

If the offered sessions does 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.

Training dates now available for Advising in KSIS

Training dates for Advising in KSIS are now available. 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 provided in 306 Calvin Hall on the Manhattan campus.  The available times are:

  • Tues., Sept. 4, 1:30 – 3 p.m.
  • Wed., Sept. 5, 1:30 – 3 p.m.
  • Thurs., Sept. 13, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Fri., Sept. 14, 1:30 – 3 p.m.

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 for further training options.

KSIS Class Scheduler training available for Fall 2018

Class scheduler training now availableKSIS Class Scheduler training is now available for 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

  • 1:30 – 3 p.m., Mon., Sept. 10
  • 2 – 3:30 p.m., Mon., Oct. 8
  • 1:30 – 3 p.m., Mon., Nov. 5

Class Scheduler Tools (NEW)

  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Mon., Sept. 17
  • 2 – 3 p.m., Mon., Oct. 15
  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Mon., Nov. 12

Class Scheduler Refresher

  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Wed, Sept. 19
  • 2 – 3 p.m., Fri., Sept. 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 fdarkow@ksu.edu for more options.

One-on-one help available for K-State Online

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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 “One-on-one help available for K-State Online”

KSIS Training sessions for Fall 2018 available

KSIS training dates and times are now available for fall 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
  • 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.

June 22: New Features in NVivo 12 Plus training

NVivo 12 Plus, the world’s leading qualitative data analytics software, has recently released a new version. A training session on the new features (Windows) will be offered 2-4 p.m., Fri., June 22, in Calvin 306. There will be time for plenty of questions–as needed. The room will be open from 1:30-4:30 p.m.

An RSVP is NOT required. All are welcome.

Participants are welcome to bring their own laptops and follow along if they wish.  Please note that the Windows and Mac versions of NVivo are somewhat different (although becoming more similar in functional capabilities over time).

This latest version features some new analytics tools, including one for qualitative cross-tab analysis. This software has a data exchange integration with IBM’s SPSS.  There are new data visualizations features as well.

 

 

Continue reading “June 22: New Features in NVivo 12 Plus training”

KSIS: Processing Minors session offered April 11

A “Processing Minors” training session is now available for K-State employees who approve minors for students who are graduating. The training session is 10 -11 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, in 306 Calvin Hall.

Registration through HRIS is required. For more information, see the article Using HRIS to register for classes.

If you are unable to attend a session for Processing Minors, please contact Fred Darkow at 785-532-3138 or fdarkow@k-state.edu to discuss training availability.

Grading in KSIS training for Spring 2018 now available

Grading in KSIS training is available for faculty and staff who are involved in submitting grades at the end of the spring 2018 term. Training topics include:

  • Transferring grades from Canvas to KSIS
  • Manually entering grades in KSIS
  • Updating grades in KSIS
  • Submitting a Grade Change Request form in KSIS
  • Q&A for grade submission at K-State

All sessions take place in 306 Calvin Hall.

  • Wednesday, April 23, 2-3 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 24, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

To attend, sign up in HRIS (see the sign-up instructions). Walk-in attendees are welcome.

If you are unable to attend a session for Grading in KSIS but would like to receive training, contact Fred Darkow at 785-532-3138 or fdarkow@k-state.edu to discuss availability.