On Thurs., Apr. 15, Windows Software Update Service (WSUS) will push Creators Update 1709 to all applicable Windows 10 computers connected to the central WSUS server. Once the install files are downloaded to the computer, the update will require Windows to restart. You have the option to restart immediately or postpone the restart to a later time. Once the computer is restarted, the update will begin installing and the computer will be unusable during the install. It is estimated the install will take about an hour to complete.
An “Intro to NVivo 12 Plus” training is scheduled from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Mar. 15, 2019, in 306 Calvin Hall for all faculty, graduate students, and staff who may be using this qualitative (and mixed methods) data analysis tool.
This presentation, which covers NVivo 12 Plus 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), and
Make it easy to keep your computer safe with K-State’s Windows Software Update Service (WSUS), for K-State owned computers. WSUS deploys the latest Microsoft product updates to computers running Microsoft Windows. Computers connected to the WSUS server automatically receive critical/security patches. Windows 10 version updates (e.g. Creators Update 1703) will be released on a managed schedule and email communication will go out prior to each release.
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.
On July 29, Microsoft will be releasing its new operating system, Windows 10. For university-owned computers, it is recommended not to upgrade to the new operating system for at least six months or until K-State can thoroughly test university systems compatibility with the new operating system. Continue reading “Windows 10 update for university-owned computers”→
K-State students and faculty/staff who are thinking of buying a computer should check out the Union Computer Store’s bundled computer sales that start Monday, June 3, and continue through the summer. “Bundled” means when a Windows or Mac computer is purchased through the store, additional price-savings are available on select accessories such as USB flash drives and printers. Continue reading “Computer-bundle sales start June 3 at Union Computer Store”→