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Microsoft Teams is a collaboration platform that combines chat, video and file storage. In this Quick Start Guide we will show you the basic functions of Teams. When you are ready to learn more, the More Resources section provides links to online resources that will explain Teams in more depth. _Please note: Some faculty may create a team for each of t...
Microsoft Teams is a collaboration platform that combines chat, video and file storage. In this Quick Start Guide we will show you the basic functions of Teams. When you are ready to learn more, the More Resources section provides links to online resources that will explain Teams in more depth. _Please note: Some faculty may create a team for each of t...
ACCESSING THE OCAD U PORTAL, MYOCADU Access the OCAD U Portal at: https://my.ocadu.ca [https://my.ocadu.ca/] Enter your OCAD U Username and Password Note: Your Username and Password are the same credentials as those used to login into your work station.   Signing Out from the OCAD U portal On the top right hand side of the page, select down arr...
Faculty are able to have their personally owned laptop imaged by the Laptop Help Desk [http://www.ocadu.ca/services/it/service-catalog/Laptop-Program-Help-Desk.htm]. SECURITY This service is useful for updating your operating system, and encrypting the contents to secure institutional, confidential data and gaining access to Windows or special softw...
Please download our newly designed PowerPoint course template. The goal of our template is to provide a more cohesive student experience. On the first slide, you can fill in your COURSE INFORMATION. You have 2 different opening slides to choose from, in a variety of colours. PINK opening slide option 1: PINK option 2: BLUE opening slide option...
For faculty the following steps will guide you through using the Student Feedback on Courses system to add personalized questions to your course surveys. To see the images in this tutorial in greater detail double click on them to zoom in. 1. FIND YOUR EMAIL LINK The 1st step is to click on the link contained within the emailed invitation to subm...
If you have received a Mac laptop for a long term loan from OCAD U and are being instructed by IT Services to complete setup of the device on your own, this article is for you! The following will illustrate what to do during certain portions of the Mac setup process: we have omitted some screens as they may not appear on all computers and aren't integ...
WHAT APPROACH SHOULD I TAKE WHEN MAKING VIDEOS?  PERFECT IS THE ENEMY OF GOOD [HTTPS://EN.WIKIPEDIA.ORG/WIKI/PERFECT_IS_THE_ENEMY_OF_GOOD].  If you are just starting out, the best approach is to keep things as simple as possible using technologies and approaches that are self-serve, where you can control and execute your own content.  What will det...
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 University has two auditoriums located at 100 McCaul Street, rooms 230 and 190. Each auditorium is equipped with Assistive Listening. Assistive listening devices (ALD) can be borrowed from the AV Help Desk [https://www.ocadu.ca/services/it/it-support.htm] at 100 McCaul. Below is a short video demonstrating the use of the technology in room 230, b...
With the Expanded Laptop Program starting in 2014-15, OCAD University has a limited number of Laptops for long-term loan (semester) to Sessional Faculty. * This program provides access to a semester long loan of an Apple or PC Laptop. * If you require a short-term laptop loan for use during your classes, these continue to be available from all thr...
The ability to download Knowmia media is turned off by default. If a student needs to download media for offline viewing, the media owner must enable the download setting. This setting is a per-media setting. If a student requires multiple videos, each one would need the download setting enabled. The download setting is located in the Privacy tab of a...
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...