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Thursday, April 5, 2018
Benefits of formatting ISU Extension and Outreach websites with a more minimalist approach and what specific changes can be made to websites.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Okta is going to change the look and feel of the login page when you sign into MyExtension, Office 365, CyBox and other Iowa State and ISU Extension and Outreach resources. Okta also gives you the ability to add (at a later date) something called multi-factor authentication to your account. Multi-factor authentication adds protection to your account by requiring a second verification in addition to your password. This second verification can be an app on your phone, a code sent via text message, a voice call or a small physical device called a Yubikey. The look and feel portion of Okta will be rolling out on March 1, 2018. Currently, multi-factor authentication is optional and can be turned on in the settings in Okta. For more information, watch the webinar with Deb Coates, EIT manager.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Digital course content development includes consideration for many components. As a course designer, you may have to use a learning management system and include content from websites, Massive Online Open Content (MOOCs), PowerPoint presentations, graphics, images, videos, and many others. The learner's experience benefits from a focus on making content and interfaces inclusive, accessible, and usable. In this session, we will review the most frequent use cases for developing online courses and how to best address diverse learners’ needs.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Digital Accessibility: Accessible Documents. Many of the documents you create using Word might end up being shared or distributed to others as email attachments or through websites. They may also be viewed on a cell phone or turned into pdfs. Taking a few simple steps, you can increase the accessibility of your documents which will translate into having your content be reachable to viewers and users who are mobile or who may resort to assistive technology to read documents. Even better! You will be contributing to creating accessible pdfs when you start with an accessible Word document. Join us to learn these simple techniques to make your documents accessible.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Online content includes text, graphics, images, and other elements you may include in your website. Factors like color, images and headings are important in ensuring your website is accessible. During this session, we will review the most common elements in online content and how to ensure they are accessible.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
In this session, you will learn about what digital accessibility is and why it is crucial that you take it into account when you are publishing content on the web. You will hear about the ethical and legal aspects as well as the business advantages of designing web content with accessibility in mind. You will also learn about how it is relevant to the mission of Extension and, specifically, how it is relevant to your role.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Do you know what analytic information is available to you? Do you know how to best use that information? We will be discussing why website analytics are important and how you can use that information to improve your site. This webinar will focus on Piwik analytics.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Watch the recorded webinar from April 12, 2017 by Jessica Stolee on data security. You can also view the page about Password Protecting documents (https://www.extension.iastate.edu/it/password-protecting-documents) or search this site for even more great security tips.
Monday, March 27, 2017
In this webinar, Deb Coates will update on keeping your computer and data safe, how to keep and maintain strong passwords, and what security changes are coming from the university and others.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Using CyBox and want to know more about what it can do? Thinking about CyBox and want to know more? We'll talk about using CyBox vs Google Docs, editing from CyBox, sharing files and accessing older versions. Recorded March 1, 2017