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WHAT IS GOOGLE DRIVE? AT OCAD U, ALL STUDENTS RECEIVE GMAIL ACCOUNTS VIA OUR AGREEMENT WITH GOOGLE AND GOOGLE APPS FOR EDUCATION. THIS ALSO INCLUDES ACCESS TO GOOGLE DRIVE.  _"Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service provided by Googl...
IT Services provides a WordPress Multisite instance that is available to all students, faculty, and staff. All users with valid OCAD U credentials have access to this service automatically. GETTING STARTED: Go to: http://blog.ocad.ca [http://blog.ocad....
The Dashboard application at https://dashboard.ocadu.ca [https://dashboard.ocadu.ca] is scheduled to be decommissioned on March 24th, 2017. WHY DECOMMISSION DASHBOARD?  When we moved from My Courses to Canvas in 2012, certain aspects of _My Courses_ we...
TOP TIPS FOR GOOD ADOBE CONNECT MEETINGS * Connect to our Adobe Connect instance always using HTTPS HTTPS://CONNECT.OCAD.CA * Almost always use Single-Speaker Mode [1] with Connect. This only allows one speaker to talk at once. Use the hand rais...
You can access these software tutorials at https://www.lynda.com/portal/ocad [1] or at https://ocadu.ca/my [2] with your current OCAD University username and password. This is a rich online resource of software instruction available to all OCAD Univ...
OCAD U IT SERVICES MAINTENANCE WINDOW FRIDAYS 7:30 AM TO 9:00 AM This brief weekly time slots helps IT Services ensure that OCAD U servers are patched, secure, stable and up to date with predictable and minimal down time. For more information on what...
WHAT IS ZOOM Zoom [https://zoom.us/] is a modern enterprise communications solution, with a secure, easy platform for video and audio conferencing, messaging, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and room systems. USES OF ZOOM Using video, audio and ...
ZOOM HOW TO SCHEDULING A MEETING TIP: ALL ZOOM ATTENDEES MUST HAVE ZOOM CLIENT OR APP INSTALLED TO PARTICIPATE. PLEASE NOTIFY YOUR ATTENDEES IN ADVANCE.  NOTE: If you are scheduling a meeting for another user, select Enable join before host under meeti...
ZOOM: JOINING A MEETING  TIPS: * PRACTICE GOOD ONLINE MEETING ETIQUETTE: Follow the host instructions, do not speak over others, use a private chat window to not disrupt flow of the meeting * DON'T LET TECHNOLOGY GET IN THE AWAY OF PARTICIPATING: C...
ZOOM MEETINGS 101 TOP 4 TIPS FOR RUNNING EFFECTIVE ONLINE MEETINGS * ONLINE MEETINGS ≠ REAL IN-PERSON MEETINGS: The meeting needs to be structured, as participants cannot all speak at once. Lead the meeting, inviting questions at specific times, and u...