Information Technology Services

BLIND CARBON COPY - BCC OFFICE 365

Posted: November 4, 2019 12:00:00 AM CST

BLIND CARBON COPY - BCC OFFICE 365

What is BCC? BCC means Blind Carbon Copy and is an email field to which you can add several recipients. The addresses remain hidden from everyone, unlike the addresses placed in the To: or CC: (Carbon Copy) fields, which are visible to anyone who reads the message. By using BCC no one's email address will be compromised.  Facts about BCC in Office 365 By default, the BCC field is hidden in Microsoft Outlook and you cannot see it when writing a new message or replying to someone's email....

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services, General

Morph Transition - PowerPoint

Posted: October 28, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

Morph Transition - PowerPoint

Morph transition makes it easy to show motion, zoom in and out, and change shapes. Morph offers a simple way to represent motion across slides. Specifically, Morph can do the following: Create motion Zoom in and out Change one shape into another Learn how to create Morph transition by watching this one and half minute video and/or reading the instructions.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Grant Students Extra Attempts - Canvas Quiz

Posted: September 27, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

Grant Students Extra Attempts - Canvas Quiz

You can grant access to an individual student, several students, or the entire class to have extra attempts on a quiz. If your quiz is locked, you can also manually unlock the quiz for a student, even if the student has not yet taken the quiz.  You can add extra attempts through accessing student quiz results or moderating the quiz.  Instructions to grand extra attempts for students on a Quiz.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services, General

Attach a File to VidGrid Video

Posted: September 20, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

Attach a File to VidGrid Video

You may attach a file to your VidGrid video. instructions Navigate to your video through the VidGrid portal Double click the video to open it Click the more options icon - The three dots in the right side Choose Add attachments from the menu Watch Add File attachment (35 seconds)

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Auto Fill VS Flash Fill

Posted: September 13, 2019 8:44:00 AM CDT

Auto Fill VS Flash Fill

Flashfill automatically fills your data when it senses a pattern. For example, you can use Flash Fill to separate first and last names from a single column or combine first and last names from two different columns. Autofill is a very useful Excel feature. It allows you to create entire columns or rows of data which are based on the values from other cells. In other words, Excel compares the selected data and tries to guess the next values that will be...

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By: ITS

Category: Information Technology Services, General

Do Not Feed the Phish

Posted: August 29, 2019 2:45:00 AM CDT

Do Not Feed the Phish

What is Phishing? “Phishing” is when criminals use email, phone and online scams to purposefully and maliciously trick people into sharing information such as passwords, Social Security numbers, account and credit card details and even your mother’s maiden name! Phishing is Fraud and it is a crime. Defend Yourself Educate yourself, your family, and if applicable, your co-workers, clients and business partners on what Information Theft is, and what you can do to protect...

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services, General

Canvas New Gradebook

Posted: August 9, 2019 10:00:00 AM CDT

Canvas New Gradebook

The Gradebook helps instructors easily view and enter grades for students. Depending on the Grade display type, grades for each assignment can be viewed as points, percentage, complete or incomplete, GPA scale, or letter grade. Only graded assignments, graded discussions, graded quizzes, and graded surveys that have been published display in the Gradebook. Not Graded assignments are not included. The default view in the Gradebook is to view all students at a time, but you can also view...

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By: Canvas New Gradebook

Category: Information Technology Services

Instructions for students to see faculty’s feedback on their graded assignments

Posted: August 5, 2019 8:00:00 AM CDT

Instructions for students to see faculty’s feedback on their graded assignments

When grading an assignment in Canvas, faculty may leave feedbacks for their students by adding rubrics, leaving comments in rubric, annotation feedbacks, and text comments. To insure that students have access to your valuable advices feel free to share the following instructions with them.  How do I view rubric results for my assignment?  How do I view annotation feedback comments from my instructor directly in my assignment submission? How do I view assignment comments from my...

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

VidGrid videos for Canvas Assignments

Posted: June 26, 2019 11:52:00 AM CDT

VidGrid videos for Canvas Assignments

There are two ways to have a student turn in a VidGrid video for a Canvas Assignment.  They can turn in the link to the video or embed the video in the submission. Make sure you include “Text Entry” or “Website URL” as a submission type when you create the assignment.  To turn in a previously recorded VidGrid video as an assignment, do the following steps. To have them turn in the assignment as a link, Open video in VidGrid Click on the “share”...

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By: ITS

Category: Information Technology Services

Canvas brown bag luncheon

Posted: April 5, 2017 12:00:00 AM CDT

Canvas brown bag luncheon

In our Canvas brown bag luncheon on Tuesday April 4, our presenters talked about specific course design that they used.  Michael DeLorm spoke about how he used the Attendance in his Canvas class. Ben Malczyk demonstrate how he used the Syllabus as his Home Page.  Ben Brachle spoke about how he created a Page that linked to other Pages for his Home Page. Jeff Wells talked about using Modules for his Home Page.  Shahla Alavi established that one of the easiest ways to share...

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

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