Update the Zoom app on your computer!

– May 19, 2020

Zoom has launched a new version, Zoom Version 5.0 in the end of April. The new version has important security updates. To force the updates, the old versions (4.x) will not work after May. Check which version you have and update it if needed Open the Zoom app on your computer (The fastest way to do […]

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VPN info for travellers and users of wireless networks

– April 30, 2020

In computer networks, the data is divided in smaller packets so the information can be transported. From these packets, it is possible to indicate where the packet is coming from and where it is going to. Information is very often available in plain language, and anyone along the transfer will be able to see the data as it […]

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Adobe Connect: Test your equipment before an AC session

– March 25, 2020

Adobe Connect (AC) on mobile devices To use AC on a mobile device, you need to install a separate app on your iPad/iPhone or Android device. You will need the link to the  AC session: your teacher will provide the link e.g. in Moodle or in an email. If you can participate the session without login, just type […]

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How to start using AC

– March 25, 2020

NB. These instructions will be updated soon (03/2020) Connecting to AC aka Adobe Connect (previously known as ACP) AC enables web conferences and virtual class rooms. Multimediatools like live video, Voice over IP (VoIP), interactive simulations and spaces for group work are available. (See an introduction about AC on Adobe’s website). To participate in a […]

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Using online survey tools

– January 31, 2020

Using an online survey tool is an easy way to conduct surveys without having to install separate software. With an online survey tool, you can create surveys, send invitations, collect data and then print the reports. Those invited recipients who decide to take part in your survey will do that via their web browser. In […]

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Adding profiles to Chrome makes your life easier: e.g. if you have two MS Office 365 accounts, you can use them easily at the same time in the same browser

– January 28, 2020

With profiles you can use same services with different accounts at the same time. For instance if you have both the Oamk account and another university account that also uses the MS 365 service (e.g. University of Oulu), you can use the MS Office 365 cloud service at the same time with both accounts. Multiple profiles […]

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Reduce the file size of a picture in Microsoft Office

– November 25, 2019

When adding files to Moodle, it is important to minimize the size of the files. Large images increase file size the most. You can optimize your images in advance with an image editor or afterwards in Microsoft Word or Powerpoint. Note! These features aren’t available in Office for the web, only the desktop versions of […]

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Moodle: Add your Moodle calendar to your Outlook calendar

– November 5, 2019

Would you like to see your Moodle calendar in your Outlook calendar, e.g. due dates? It is possible! All you need is to create a link to your Moodle calendar and then import that to your Outlook calendar: Log into Moodle and follow this link: https://moodle.oamk.fi/calendar/export.php Choose your options and create a web link to your […]

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Take care of your Microsoft 365 account – review your cloud services sign-in history

– October 24, 2019

Review your sign-in history at Azure AD My Sign-Ins. Make it a good habit and check for any unusual activity every now and then. Contact the ICT services if you notice unusual activity! The My Sign-Ins page lets you see if someone is trying to guess your password. if an attacker has successfully signed in to your […]

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How to see another person’s calendar in 365 (e.g. your teacher’s calendar)

– September 18, 2019

Log in to your email in the 365 cloud service. In your email, choose Calendar from the links located bottom-left of the view. (Or you can also login straight into the calendar view with a direct link). In the calendar view, choose Import calendar Choose From directory. Type in the name of the teacher/person whose calendar you want […]

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