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Project plan under way to sunset Axio Survey

By Rebecca Gould

Information technology services is in the process of developing a project plan to sunset Axio Survey, a survey tool developed by information technology services more than 10 years ago. Updates have been made to the tool since its release in 2001; however, few upgrades and investments have been made in this application over the last five years while information technology services’ programmers work on other enterprise projects. Also since its release, more comprehensive survey tools are available that allow for collaboration across the world and are available in the cloud.  Continue reading “Project plan under way to sunset Axio Survey”

Axio Survey upgrades scheduled Wednesday, Jan. 26

Axio Survey (surveys.k-state.edu) will be unavailable 7:30-8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, during a planned upgrade to version 3.1. Service will be restored as soon as possible. Axio Survey is the free, web-based survey and reporting tool for academic research; university and college business; and feedback collection. It is available to faculty, staff, and students.

This upgrade includes new features including:

Axio usage stats

Axio usage thus far for 2010:

  • 38,708 different users have been logged
  • 2,882 new courses were created
  • 13,671 new online assignments created
  • 229,678 message board posts
  • 71,099 calendar events created

Since the system’s inception in 1999:

  • 8 terabytes of course content
  • 169,381 attendance records created
  • 84,729 online assignments created
  • 109,204,357 questions answers (student answers to instructor questions; includes Scantron)
  • 1,372,847 message board posts
  • 678,877 calendar events created

October issue of Axio Quarterly (K-State Online newsletter) now available

The latest issue of Axio Quarterly is now available on the Axio Learning website.

Inside this issue, you will find articles about the fourth annual Axio Learning/K-State Online Community Meeting and Conference. This issue also contains articles about Manhattan Area Technical College and Colby Community College, two Axio partners.

Fourth annual Axio Learning/K-State Online conference Sept. 24-25

The fourth annual Axio Learning/K-State Online Conference will 
be Thursday and Friday, Sept. 24-25, at the 
K-State Alumni Center in Manhattan. If you would like to present at the conference, contact Dave Young, dayoung@k-state.edu.

Suggested topics include:

  • How you teach with K-State Online
  • Your online learning experiences and stories
  • What your students say about K-State Online
  • Tools you use in the classroom
  • Your K-State Online future

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Hardy’s and other Axio presentations available online

The Sept. 18 presentation of “Sometimes Good is Good Enough – Sometimes It’s Not” by keynote speaker Darcy Walsh Hardy, a nationally known online education expert, is now available for viewing at axioconference.org/videos.

Hardy, who is also assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs and executive director of the UT TeleCampus, a unit within the University of Texas system, focused her presentation on the need for instructors to understand new generations of students and build their courses according to students’ needs. She also emphasized the need for campuses to assist instructors in building online education.

Other presentations from the third annual Axio Conference are available for on-demand viewing:
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