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Oamk user account migration FAQ

– 18.3.2024

ICT services will migrate Oamk user accounts to the same environment with the University of Oulu in the spring of 2024. We aim to make the transition as easy as possible for everyone, but this is a large project that will inevitably result in tasks for users as well. The change will also affect logins, […]

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Moodle Howspace integration

– 5.12.2023

You can add Howspace to your Moodle platform as an external tool. In this case, users go from Moodle to Howspace logged in with their University of Oulu/Oamk credentials. Moodle’s Howspace integration Open “Workspace settings” in Howspace Check that ” Learning Tools Interoperability” is checked in the “Features” menu Open the menu “Login, registration and […]

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Spam and phishing messages

– 22.9.2023

Despite effective filtering, scam and phishing messages can end up in the M365 service’s mailbox. Therefore, it is appropriate to learn how to distinguish cheating messages from proper mail. The Junk Email folder is worth checking and emptying on a regular basis. It can end up with proper email, especially if the message comes from […]

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ThingLink content creation tool

– 5.9.2023

ThingLink is a content creation tool. You can create interactive maps, instructional guides, virtual tours, and branching learning scenarios. You can enrich images, videos, 360˚ content and 3D models. Hotspots allow you to add an interactive layer on top of your content, as well as link different pieces of content together to create tours and […]

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How to search for hybrid-equipped rooms in Peppi

– 31.8.2023

A hybrid-equipped classroom means a room where the AV technology makes it possible to arrange an event where some of the participants are present in the classroom, while some attend the event from somewhere else. With Peppi’s classroom reservation, you are able find out which classrooms are hybrid-equipped: Log in to Peppi make sure you […]

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Python installation instructions on personal computer

– 30.8.2023

We in ICT Services have noticed increasing interest about Python programming and usage in courses that are provided by Oulu University of Applied Science or University of Oulu. This guide will help you to install Python programming language and Visual Studio Code programming environment on your personal computer without Administrator privileges. The contents of this […]

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How to change your account’s password (UO, Oamk)

– 14.6.2023

The password of the university student and staff user account, a temporary UFO user account and also Oamk student and staff account, must be changed at least once a year. You get the reminder to your e-mail if you have not changed your password during the year. When you are planning a new password, check […]

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Howspace Accessibility Statement (University of Oulu)

– 5.6.2023

This accessibility statement applies to the Howspace facilitation service. In Howspace, you can create group workspaces where you can use different widgets to engage your group. This statement was prepared on June 5, 2023, and it is based on Howspace’s own accessibility statement. They say they commissioned an accessibility audit in 2022, which, according to […]

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How to create an accessible Howspace workspace

– 2.6.2023

Please use the default colors and fonts: According to Howspace, they are accessible. Don’t place too many widgets on a single page: it’s easier for users to navigate from one page to another than from one widget to another. For page layout, in containers, preferably use only one column or two columns side by side, […]

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How to reduce your digital waste (UO)

– 18.4.2023

Transferring, preserving, and processing data is a burden on the environment. Every file and email you handle, as well as social media updates, will increase energy consumption. You can reduce the weight of your carbon and digital footprint, for example, by cleaning up unnecessary data from the devices and cloud services you use. Cleaning measures […]

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