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Office 365 - What is it? What can it do?

In 2014, ISU moved from a locally hosted email system to Office 365, which stores email, calendar and contact information in the cloud. Much of this is transparent, but there are also some added benefits and resources are available. We’ll be taking a look at the different options available at outlook.iastate.edu, what they can do and some of the ways you might want to use them.
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Enrolling in Okta

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.
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How to use Site Analytics to Improve a Website

Every month, you get pages of analytical data about your website. But what does all of the information mean and how can you it to better your website? Having analytics data is the first step in understanding what you need to do to improve your website. But that is only half the battle. Understanding what it is telling you is what really matters. Join us as we walk through each step of the Piwik Analytics report and share how you can use that information to get to know your audience and provide more meaningful interactions with them.
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Digital Accessibility: Online Content

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.
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Digital Accessibility: Online Courses

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.
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Introduction to Digital Accessibility

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.
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Digital Accessibility: Accessible Documents

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.
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