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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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Write accessible math formulae fast with TeX

– 9.3.2023

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 […]

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Which pictures I am allowed to use in my materials?

– 3.3.2023

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, […]

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YuJa media platform: Information about accessibility

– 15.2.2023

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 […]

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General responsibilities, risks and principles of recording online meetings at the University of Oulu and Oamk

– 19.1.2023

(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 […]

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