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Zoom security (NORDUNet)

– 16.4.2020

The Zoom service used by the University of Oulu and Oamk is implemented as a service provided by CSC through NORDUnet. The service is located in EU, and it is used by the Nordic educational and scientific communities. The service’s data security and data protection comply with Finland’s data protection laws, which comply with the […]

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How to create an accessible PDF in InDesign

– 7.4.2020

InDesign is an Adobe design program intended for professional use. InDesign is not available to everyone at the University of Oulu or Oamk; licenses are limited. If you use InDesign to create PDF files to be shared in any of the University of Oulu’s or Oamk’s online service, you should make them accessible. (Note: this […]

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How to deposit money to your Canon uniFLOW account (for printing)

– 7.2.2020

As an Oamk or UO student, you can can print to a secure print queue from campus computers or device-independently from your student email. The printout can be released from any campus security printer. See printing instructions for students If you run out of your account balance, you can deposit more money to your account: […]

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Webropol, the online survey tool at Oamk

– 31.1.2020

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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How to start using the Zoom online meeting tool

– 29.1.2020

Use Zoom for remote education and guidance, web conferencing and webinars. Install Zoom on your computer, or Log into Zoom in your browser. Set up a meeting, or join a meeting A mobile application is also available User tips Music teachers and students, turn on original sounds Saving Zoom meetings You can attend a Zoom […]

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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

– 28.1.2020

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

– 25.11.2019

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

– 24.10.2019

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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Accessible web content: alternative presentation for an image

– 18.9.2019

People who cannot see images must not be excluded. The above applies in particular if the image is important. An image may be an integral part of the content, support the content, or be used as a decoration. It is still allowed to use decorative images to make the content more engaging, except for scientific […]

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Accessible web content: use of images in online services

– 18.9.2019

Images can explain things, make the content more engaging, and arouse interest. After all, you would hesitate to buy a product from an online store without seeing a picture of it. A graph can help you to understand the associated information better and quicker than text alone. An image that supports the text content or […]

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