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 & Surveys (CES) provides the ability to assign a specific number of points to the students who have completed the survey.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

OneDrive Tips

Posted: December 10, 2021 12:00:00 AM CST

OneDrive Tips

Cloud drive services are becoming widely popular nowadays. Microsoft OneDrive lets you save files and folders securely online and access them from any device, virtually anywhere. From backing up files to sharing and collaborating, OneDrive has a lot of features for home, school and work.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Shorter URLs Make Sharing Easier

Posted: September 27, 2021 12:00:00 AM CDT

Shorter URLs Make Sharing Easier

Short URLs are easier to use for sharing content. Think about it, if you have a long and confusing URL, it is going to look weird when shared across social media or emails.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

ZOOM VIEW SETTING IN OUTLOOK FOR COMPOSE, REPLY & FORWARD WINDOW

Posted: August 27, 2021 12:00:00 AM CDT

ZOOM VIEW SETTING  IN  OUTLOOK  FOR COMPOSE, REPLY & FORWARD WINDOW

When you compose, reply to, or forward an email message, and the message body (including the text) appears larger or smaller than the size that you typically see, you might have changed the zoom view setting.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Search for a Needle in a Tabstack

Posted: July 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM CDT

Search for a Needle in a Tabstack

Do not ever let anyone shame you for having dozens and dozens of open tabs, implying you don’t have it together and can’t find the right one. Instead, dazzle them with this trick.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Use the "Test Student" option

Posted: June 11, 2021 12:00:00 AM CDT

Use the "Test Student" option

Use the test student option to turn in materials before you give the assignments to students. This allows you to get an idea of the procedure that your students must follow in order to submit their assignments. In addition, you will see how it will look once assignments are submitted. Bonus: Use VidGrid to record the steps for students to have a quick resource!

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Canvas Undelete Trick

Posted: June 2, 2021 12:00:00 AM CDT

Canvas Undelete Trick

Have you deleted a file from Canvas and now you want it back? Did you delete the file from Modules, pages, or from Files? If the deleted file is from Modules or Pages, then the file is still in your course in Files. If you deleted the file from Files, then you'd want to try the "undelete" trick.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Qualtrics New Interface and Survey Builder

Posted: April 19, 2021 12:00:00 AM CDT

Qualtrics New Interface and  Survey Builder

Qualtrics rolled out a new user interface late March. They also, provided an option to opt-in to a new version of their survey editor called Survey Builder. By the end of May, all users will be migrated permanently to the new survey builder.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Change Your Status in Teams

Posted: March 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM CDT

Change Your Status in Teams

If you want to make sure people know when you’re busy or away from your desk, set your status in Teams. The little dot on your profile indicates if you’re available or not.

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By: Shahla Alavi

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User Presence in Teams

Posted: February 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM CST

User Presence in Teams

Presence is part of a user's profile in Microsoft Teams. Presence indicates the user's current availability and status to other users. By default, anyone in your organization using Teams can see in real time if other users are available online.

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By: Shahla Alavi

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OneDrive vs SharePoint

Posted: February 23, 2021 12:00:00 AM CST

OneDrive vs SharePoint

OneDrive gives you access to all your files, including the files that people share with you. OneDrive provides a consistent, intuitive files experience across all your devices. If you are working on a file by yourself, save it to OneDrive. Your OneDrive files are private unless you share them with others. If multiple individuals and teams need to work on documents and products at the same time, then, SharePoint is where you should save your files. SharePoint is shared storage and is public...

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Add External Contact to Teams

Posted: February 15, 2021 12:00:00 AM CST

Add External Contact to Teams

Working with Teams on daily basis, you might need to chat with external users. You may add them as Guest. Click the following link to see the instructions.

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By: Shahla Alavi

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Junk Mail Folder

Posted: February 9, 2021 12:00:00 AM CST

Junk Mail Folder

No one likes spam or junk email. The Outlook Junk Email Filter doesn’t stop delivery of junk email messages but does the next best thing—it moves “suspected” spam to the Junk Email folder.

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By: Shahla Alavi

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Zoom - Sharing Computer Sound During Screen Sharing

Posted: November 13, 2020 12:00:00 AM CST

Zoom - Sharing Computer Sound During Screen Sharing

Zoom screen sharing allows you to share the desktop, windows, applications or audio/video. Zoom allows you to send computer audio to the remote attendees when sharing a video or audio clip.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

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