2022 Posts

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee at Brewed Awakening in West Center

Posted: August 16, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee at Brewed Awakening in West Center

It wasn’t too long ago that Brewed Awakening’s manager Heather Harrison, if offered, would have turned down a cup of coffee. Even though she accepted the position of manager at Brewed Awakening, which is located on the west campus of UNK, she admits that she wasn’t even a coffee drinker at the time. A lot has changed for Heather since then. In addition to applying her education as a business major to help rebuild this student-run business, she has also learned to appreciate...

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Business and Technology, General

Zoom - Basic Poll and Advanced Poll

Posted: July 11, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

Zoom - Basic Poll and Advanced Poll

The polling feature in the Zoom app allows you to create single choice or multiple choice polling questions for your meetings. You will be able to launch the poll during your meeting and gather the responses from your participants. You also have the ability to download a report of polling after the meeting. Watch a video for Basic Poll Read about Advance Poll  

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Qualtrics - How to Create an Effective Survey

Posted: June 23, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

Qualtrics - How to Create an Effective Survey

You don’t have to be an expert to build and distribute an effective online survey, but by checking your survey against tried-and-tested benchmarks, you can help ensure you are collecting the best data possible. Thousands of books and articles have been written about survey methodology, but in case you don’t have hours to devote to becoming a guru, here are ten best practices to consider when building and distributing your survey. Read more …

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

CANVAS GRADEBOOK COLUMN FOR COURSE EVALUATION & SURVEYS

Posted: May 3, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

CANVAS GRADEBOOK COLUMN FOR  COURSE EVALUATION & SURVEYS

The Canvas Gradebook feature in Course Evaluation and Surveys (CES) provides the ability to assign a specific number  of points to the students who have completed the survey.   Instructions You must be logged to CES to see the following help article.   Login to CES either via Canvas or direct link > open the Help Center by clicking the ? > now, click on the following link in this article, to see the tutorial. Instructions to give points to students for...

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Special Education M.A.Ed. gives Hannah Beck new teaching tools for art classroom

Posted: April 29, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

Special Education M.A.Ed. gives Hannah Beck new teaching tools for art classroom

For Hannah Beck, there’s no such thing as too many students.   As both an art teacher and interventionist at Aurora Public Schools, Beck works with about 500 students each week.   Rather than being overwhelmed by the number, she says it’s one of the best parts of the role.  “I think that’s what drew me to the job; there’s so much diversity in it, and I see so many kids in one week,” Beck, who started her career as a fourth-grade...

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By: Tiffany Stoiber

Category: UNK Online, eCampus

Expand or Collapse Course Navigation Menu

Posted: April 25, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

Expand or Collapse Course Navigation Menu

New Feature – January 2022 Canvas allows you to expand or collapse the Course Navigation menu throughout your courses.  Watch this instructional video. (.44 minute)

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Stop Attaching Files to Email

Posted: April 18, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

Stop Attaching Files to Email

Undoubtedly the simplest benefit of OneDrive is having a secure private cloud-based folder, to store everything you need, which you can access from any device. In addition, you can set sharing and editing rights at either folder or document level, meaning you can start collaborating with colleagues either inside or outside your organization. You can stop attaching documents to emails and simply work on cloud-shared files instead.    Benefits of OneDrive...

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

All You Need to Know about Zoom Co Host

Posted: March 25, 2022 12:00:00 AM CDT

All You Need to Know about Zoom Co Host

The co-host feature allows the host to share hosting privileges with another user, allowing the co-host to manage the administrative side of the meeting, such as managing participants or starting/stopping the recording. The host is the only user who can assign a co-host. There is no limitation on the number of co-hosts you can have in a meeting or webinar.   Read more …   Learn even more by taking one of our Zoom workshops.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Create an Effective survey

Posted: February 11, 2022 12:00:00 AM CST

Create an Effective survey

You don’t have to be an expert to create a survey, but by following a few survey best practices you can make sure you are collecting the best data possible. When you don’t have hours to devote to becoming a survey-creation guru, a quick guide to the essentials is a great way to get started. Define the purpose of the survey Make every question count Keep it short and simple Ask direct questions Ask one question at a time Avoid leading and biased questions Speak your respondent's...

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Top 10 Reasons You Should Use OneDrive & SharePoint

Posted: February 8, 2022 12:00:00 AM CST

Top 10 Reasons You Should Use OneDrive & SharePoint

OneDrive and SharePoint are superior online data sharing and collaborative work environment. Here are some of the reasons you should use these platforms. Share files and manage access No more problem with accidental deletes Tons of data storage Versions Work from anywhere Automatic Saving features Collaboration Co-authoring Use on any devices Integration Take one of the many Office workshops and learn about these advantages.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

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