Tech Tips is a technology resource available to all faculty and staff. Monthly tutorials or webinars will be offered to help you utilize the latest technology resources. View the tutorials provided each month or attend Q&A webinars to receive more information on how to use the technology to enhance your classes and communication.
November Tech Tip
Learn how to use Microsoft Lync to communicate with colleagues and attend online meetings. We will be using Lync for our Q&A webinars. Use the tutorials below to learn how to use Lync to create and join online meetings…and how to use Lync to Instant Message and call colleagues.
December Tech Tip
See the tutorials below for instructions on how to Post Final Grades in Peoplesoft and Record the Last Date of Attendance. These tutorials can provide you with beneficial information to help make your final grade posting process easy and painless.
January Tech Tip
The January Tech Tips will show you how to Post Your Syllabus in 3 Easy Steps. Find beneficial information in PDF and Video formats to help make posting your syllabus in Blackboard as easy as 1-2-3!
February Tech Tip
Have you ever wanted to use a fun form of technology to enhance your online or face-to-face classes? Now, you can! A Voki Announcement is an animated avatar that you customize any way you like. You can make them to look like yourself, animals, smiley faces, political figures, holiday characters, and much more. A Voki uses audio technology to speak a message from a vocal recording by phone or microphone, or text-to-speech. Who knew teaching could be so much fun?
March Tech Tip
StatCrunch is a statistical software that can be used in many courses to demonstrate random sampling, normal distributions, correlation, and simple data analysis. Instructors can receive complimentary access, and you can use StatCrunch as a demonstrative tool in your course or require students to use it for their assignments.
April Tech Tip
Set up electronic voting using a free StatCrunch Survey. Download the free SC Surveys app for your smart device. Create a free survey and voting can be completed using the mobile app with a Survey ID and Passcode, or using an email or website link. Use these resources to see how easy it is to set up and use.
If you have questions about Tech Tips or problems accessing links on this page, please email Robin.Davis@kctcs.edu. Please check back frequently for new Tech Tips opportunities. We hope to see you at future Tech Tips webinars!
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