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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. WHY USE ZOOM? When Teams meeting cannot accommodate the user or meeting needs, Zoom is ideal for: * External Guest(s) if they are not...
Virtual Backgrounds is a helpful feature to further engage your colleagues or create an unified presence within your virtual meeting or webinar. NOTE Using Virtual Backgrounds will have an impact on your computer system and may affect the overall meeting experience. File size restrictions: * Background image, there is no size restriction when ad...
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 ...