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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.ca] - this is the main landing blog for this service where information may be posted regarding update...
A browser cache keeps some site data on your computer which allows sites to load faster. Clearing the browser cache can help fix common issues in loading and displaying websites. CHROME * In the browser toolbar, click the MORE ⋮ icon. * Select MORE TOOLS and then select CLEAR BROWSING DATA. The Settings tab opens. * In the Time Range dropdown, ...
WEBSPACE - WEB SERVER All students and faculty members have access to OCAD Webspace (webspace.ocad.ca) in order to facilitate curriculum. This server is a tool for educational uses only and usage is bound by OCAD's Acceptable Use (AUP) and Web Technology Policies. This service is monitored regularly for usage inconsistent with OCAD's published policy d...
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 IT Services supports, please visit the OCAD U IT Service Catalog [http://www.ocadu.ca/services/it/s...
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 screen sharing, via laptop, mobile or telephone with Zoom you can: * Academic Guest(s) join clas...
ZOOM HOW TO SCHEDULING A MEETING TIP: All Zoom attendees must have latest version of Zoom client, app or web browser installed to participate. Please notify your attendees in advance. Tip: To avoid unwanted guests -Never share your meeting details (ID and password) on a public forum or social media -Always use meeting password -Do not use your pers...
ZOOM: JOINING A MEETING  TIPS: * MAKE SURE ZOOM IS UP TO DATE: Always update when prompted and update frequently * 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: Check your audio ...
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 use the Chat feature to have participants request the floor. * USE MUTE AND UNMUTE OPTIONS FOR VIDE...