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Zoom instructions for visiting lecturers

– 21.9.2020

Zoom is a web conferencing tool used in the University of Oulu and Oamk. It can be used for remote meetings, webinars, remote education and one-to-one video calls. Zoom meeting attendees can use microphones and webcams to transmit audio and visual content to the other attendees. In addition, Zoom features a chat where participants can […]

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Why show your face in a Zoom meeting?

– 3.9.2020

You have three options for how others see you in a Zoom meeting: just your name, your name + profile photo or your name + the image from your webcam It’s up to you to decide what you want to show. If you log in to our Zoom, your name information will automatically include your name […]

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How to create an accessible and archivable PDF from a Word file

– 7.8.2020

New documents shared in higher education institutes’ e-services must be accessible. Start by making your file accessible already in Word. If the file is stored in an electronic archive used by the university, the file must be accessible and also archivable. With the correct settings, you can convert a Word file to an accessible and […]

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How to make an accessible Word document

– 3.8.2020

Besides online services, any files shared in the services must also be accessible by 23 September 2020 (applies to most services in the universities). The law applies to all files published on or after 23 September 2018. Therefore, it would have been wise to prepare accessible files for some time already. Files based on old […]

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Password requirements and recommendations

– 28.7.2020

The length of the password must be at least 12 characters, preferably more. Anything under 16 characters is considered a short password, actually nowadays the right term should be passphrase. There should not be any á, ä, ö or å etc. letters in the password, since there might be problems with these characters (if used in […]

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Security printing instructions for students and staff

– 28.7.2020

Secure printing is available for the university and Oamk students and the staff on all university campuses in Oulu. As a student, you can only print if you have enough printing balance. You can buy it online in advance. When you print in the secure print queue, you can fetch your prints from any of […]

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MS Office 365 – Teams

– 28.7.2020

Microsoft Teams is a workspace within a network. It acts as the “digital hub” of Office 365, bringing together conversations, web conferences, content and apps in one place. Teachers can create communal classrooms in Oamk’s Teams, and all Oamk employees and students can create professional learning communities in Teams and communicate with each other. You […]

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Guide your Zoom meeting participants to use the Zoom toolbar

– 24.6.2020

If some of the participants of your Zoom meeting have not used Zoom before, you could ask them to join your meeting a little earlier, so you can show them a quick guide before the actual meeting starts. Share your screen to the participants already a few minutes earlier and show the participants a slide like […]

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VPN info for travellers and users of wireless networks

– 30.4.2020

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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Instructions for processing Oamk’s data

– 29.4.2020

NB. This is an unofficial translation. Please see the Finnish version for reference. Please refer to the tables on this page to see where you can store and process data in Oamk, and how you can share data to others. Oamk’s data is classified into three protection levels, depending on who needs to access it. […]

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