Author Archives: Anna-Liisa
Write accessible math formulae fast with TeX
Do you produce materials (for example, in Moodle), which include mathematical formulae for higher education students? I would argue that if you don’t already write mathematical formulae with TeX, then you should learn it now! Content: MathML’s accessibility is practically still in the future What could you do to make your mathematical formulae accessible already […]
(suomi) Kuvat verkkomateriaaleissa – millainen on hyvä kuva?
Sorry, this entry is only available in Finnish.
Which pictures I am allowed to use in my materials?
1. Use only appropriate pictures, which you have the right to use. One of these must be true, for you to have the right to use a picture: You own the copyright to the picture: the picture is either your own work or you have purchased full rights to the picture. You have a separate, […]
YuJa media platform: Information about accessibility
YuJa provides an accessible user interface to the service (e. g. the video player), while we at the University of Oulu and Oamk are content creators, responsible for the accessibility of our own content in the service. Accessibility of video content means that the information on the videos is available to diverse users, while accessibility […]
General responsibilities, risks and principles of recording online meetings at the University of Oulu and Oamk
(Adapted from the text of Ulla Virranniemi (Oamk) By default, the responsibility of sharing a recording, belongs to the recorder. If the recorder gives user rights to a person, who further distributes the recording, the person distributing the recording further, bears the responsibility for his or her part. The risks associated with meeting recordings include […]
Zoom cloud recording (NORDUNet)
At the university of Oulu and the Oulu university of applied sciences, we use the NORDUNet Zoom, provided to us by CSC. These guidelines are specific to our Zoom. Our Zoom service is located in the secure Nordic NORDUNet cloud. Please note, that Zoom cloud recording settings on sharing the cloud recordings, do not apply […]
Classroom AV technology
First, connect your laptop to the dock with an USB-C cord. The cord is marked as “telakka” (=dock in Finnish). Some class room have a Clevertouch interactive display. If you want to use it, you must connect your laptop to the display with a HDMI-2 cord and a USB cord: You’ll find the cords behind […]
VPN Connection (Oamk staff’s guide)
VPN connection VPN connection (Virtual Private Network) is a solution that enables the workers to reach the organizations network securely from the insecure public network. This enables e.g. remote work from home or traveling. The VPN uses “virtual” connections that are routed through the Internet from the organization’s private network to the employee: Both parts […]
VPN for Oamk students
VPN connection (Virtual Private Network) is a solution to reach a private network and its resources over public networks securely. In other words, as a student of Oamk you can reach your home directory at school also from your home, instead of e.g. having to move around your files with USB memory sticks. While using […]
Accessibility of videos (e.g. online lecture recordings)
For a video to be accessible, you must understand its message just by listening or just by seeing the image and captions. As a rule of thumb, the point of an accessible video presentation can be determined by listening or watching only. Making a video with an audio track that works independently often requires planning […]