Settings for reading your school email at home (or with your smartphone)

– November 14, 2014

You can read your e-mail at your own computer using Outlook or any other email programme (e.g. Mozilla Thunderbird) using the common protocol called IMAP. If you’re using a smartphone for your e-mail, it is easiest to use the built-in e-mail application that allows you to add an Exchange account. Since adjusting the settings isn’t identical in […]

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Use the Webropol Online Survey and Analysis Tool with your OUAS account

– September 26, 2014

Webropol is an online analysis and survey tool. Login to Webropol using your Oamk account 1) Open https://www.oamk.fi/webropol 2) In the login, use your Oamk user name and related password 3) In the next view you will see the information that will be transferred to Webropol, unless you have already confirmed it. The information will […]

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Office tools for students to use at home

– September 4, 2014

Typically, the teachers give handouts as PDF-files or some the MS Office file formats. (In addition, also videos and sound files can be used, as well as specific professional software files (e.g. CAD) but these are not the subject of this post.) In order to be able to open these typical files the teachers hand out, you […]

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Google Suite for Education

– June 5, 2014

Google Suite for Education is a cloud service available for use at the OUAS. The service consists of different tools for communication and collaboration. Both OUAS staff and students are eligible to use the service. In addition to the tools, the service enables centralised management within the OUAS user group. Logging in to the service The […]

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E-mail information security

– March 18, 2014

Handling of personal information is regulated by law Information security in e-mail is weak by default So how can I protect my e-mail? 1.     Handling of personal information is regulated by law If you have to handle personal information in your work at the OUAS, it has to be done in ways approved by the Finnish […]

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How to detect plagiarism using Urkund

– September 20, 2012

Urkund is a web based service that detects plagiarism: With Urkund, the teacher can check if a thesis (or any other text-based assessment) includes parts that might be copied from other sources. Urkund uses both Internet resources as well as its own databases of published materials, including other student work downloaded into Urkund. Urkund also […]

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Protecting private information is your responsibility

– February 27, 2012

Protecting privacy in the Internet is everybody’s responsibility. You should never put personal details of other people to the web and it is also a good idea to thoroughly consider what information you put there about yourself as well. Things you put to Internet might be difficult or even impossible to remove once posted. E.g. […]

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Protected: Old VPN guidelines – Use only if Global Protect is not working!

– December 20, 2011

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Oamk student’s account password

– September 14, 2011

Every student at the Oulu University of Applied Sciences has an Oamk account; a user name and related password. You need your account e.g. when you want to read your email, log in to the Oamk data systems e.g. Students intranet Oiva and map your home directory (to a Windows computer at the school network) Students […]

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PDF

– April 5, 2011

Adobe Acrobat PDF – Portable Document Format PDF is a common document format used widely in the web. Also many documents at web pages by OUAS are available in PDF. PDF files are typically meant for delivering printable documents with a strict layout. PDF files are used widely and PDF readers work at least on […]

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