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To continue supporting Marshall University Faculty and Staff, MU Information Technology is offering virtual office hours once a month usually on the fourth Thursday 1:30 – 2:30 (and as holiday schedules allow). Marshall students are welcome to attend as well. During these sessions, you can get help with anything from Microsoft Teams to understanding quarantine messages. We’ll have the first half hour dedicated to open questions and then short presentations for the last half hour. The upcoming schedule for presentation topics for virtual office hours is:

Sessions

Thursday, February 24, 2022:  1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

What’s New?

  • ServiceNow demonstration
  • Teaching hi-flex and making it easier for students in quarantine by using tech
  • MS Teams – using to record lectures, transcription, and more (channels, class notebook/OneNote, Files-tab structure, Polling, using insights, breakout groups, whiteboard, etc.)
  • Blackboard – It looks different, is there anything I need to know?

Faculty, Staff, and Students are always welcome to drop in and ask questions, learn more about University resources, and pick up best practices for their unique tech situations.

If you have questions about any of this week’s virtual office hours, email: muitsocial@marshall.edu.
Faculty and Staff can also explore the IT resources available in the MUIT Faculty and Staff Guide.

Additionally, MU faculty members are being provided with support for virtual and online instruction through the Online Design Center. Contact OnlineLearning@marshall.edu for assistance with accessible digital course materials, lecture technology, Blackboard, and any of your instructional technology questions.

 

Thursday, March 24, 2022:  1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Topics include:

  • How can I use PollEverywhere or MS Forms and when I should use what?
  • Retirement of Ensemble Media server; Move to Panopto
  • Using Microsoft Authenticator app for Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)
  • Moving to individual and group sessions using Bookings to schedule experts

Faculty, Staff, and Students are always welcome to drop in and ask questions, learn more about University resources, and pick up best practices for their unique tech situations.

If you have questions about any of this week’s virtual office hours, email: muitsocial@marshall.edu.
Faculty and Staff can also explore the IT resources available in the MUIT Faculty and Staff Guide.

Additionally, MU faculty members are being provided with support for virtual and online instruction through the Online Design Center. Contact OnlineLearning@marshall.edu for assistance with accessible digital course materials, lecture technology, Blackboard, and any of your instructional technology questions.

 

Thursday, April 28, 2022:  1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Topic is TBA

 

Faculty, Staff, and Students are always welcome to drop in and ask questions, learn more about University resources, and pick up best practices for their unique tech situations.

If you have questions about any of this week’s virtual office hours, email: muitsocial@marshall.edu.
Faculty and Staff can also explore the IT resources available in the MUIT Faculty and Staff Guide.

Additionally, MU faculty members are being provided with support for virtual and online instruction through the Online Design Center. Contact OnlineLearning@marshall.edu for assistance with accessible digital course materials, lecture technology, Blackboard, and any of your instructional technology questions.

 

Previous Sessions

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Online Learning offers a variety of live and self-paced training, as well as campus events. Some of the events require participants to register, as indicated by the “Register for this session here” links. If there is a certain topic or part of distance education that you believe would benefit faculty or students, please contact us. We’d love to hear your feedback!

  • Adobe Sign – Adobe Sign is a product that enables departments, faculty, and staff to obtain electronic signatures for documents such as contracts, agreements, or estimates. This service is a faster and more sustainable alternative to signing paper documents.
  • Banner – Sunguard Higher Education Banner is a suite of products that contains human resource, student, finance, financial aid, and alumni/development information systems.
  • Blackboard Collaborate – Blackboard Collaborate™ gives you the functionality you need in a 21st century teaching and learning environment.
  • Dynamic Forms – Dynamic Forms is workflow and electronic form solution which was developed by NextGen Web Solutions and targeted toward higher education.
  • Lecture – Lecture capture is a term describing any technology that allows instructors to record what happens in their classrooms and make it available digitally.
  • Library Instructional modules – These instructional modules cover library resources through dynamic screen captures and short videos.
  • Office 365 training via LinkedIn Learning
  • Office 365 Education for Students – Office 365 Education for Students is an Office 365 plan that is available for free to current Marshall students, which allows students to install the latest version of Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs and on other mobile devices.
  • Microsoft Power BI – Microsoft Power BI can be used to create and share business analytics.
  • Safe Assign – You can use Safe Assign to prevent plagiarism and create opportunities to help students identify how to properly attribute sources rather than paraphrase. Safe Assign is an effective deterrent and educational tool.
  • Microsoft Teams – Microsoft Teams is a workspace for real-time collaboration and communication, meetings, file and app sharing, and more.
  • TimeClock Plus – TimeClock Plus is the new electronic Time & Attendance software that will be used to collect hours worked and automate leave requests for Marshall University.
  • Email Security – Learn more about Marshall’s updated email security solution, first introduced in January ’21.
  • Security at Home – Marshall Information Security’s recommended best practices for keeping yourself and your systems safe at home.
  • Protecting Your Data – Marshall Information Security’s recommended best practices for protecting your personal data.
  • Endpoint Protection (AntiVirus) – Information and links pointing to Marshall University’s recommended endpoint protection applications.
  • Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) – Learn about the benefits of MFA and why you should opt in.

Contact Information

IT Training

Crystal Stewart, IT Client Engagement Mgr.
Drinko 313A Huntington
crystal.stewart@marshall.edu
304-696-2970

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