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  • Sök på kartor och du hittar en FAQ som leder till kartor. Kåren hittar du efter du klicka på ”Student” på Miun:s hemsida
  • First Class – kolla att allt fungera som det ska. På torsdagen få du möjlighet till hjälp från lärare på kursen.
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    1. 1. IT- tools you need… to make your studies at Miun easier ! A presentation for new students at Campus Härnösand 11-01-27 Keith Bryant
    2. 2. We will be looking at: <ul><li>Miun’s homepage, and ”newstudent” </li></ul><ul><li>The student portal </li></ul><ul><li>Computer rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Security cards </li></ul><ul><li>Conference & BB/WebCT </li></ul><ul><li>Registration / study results </li></ul><ul><li>E-meetings, Adobe Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless network </li></ul><ul><li>Helpdesk </li></ul>2008-09-24 My goal: To help you find all this information, which should be available on Miun’s web pages!
    3. 3. Miun’s Homepage <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>From this page you can find your way to (almost) everything you need to know: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Courses and Programmes, research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organisation (universitetet är organiserat i ”institutioner”) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Student Union </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Etc etc </li></ul></ul>2008-09-24
    4. 4. The Student Portal <ul><li>A central point in your studies, where everything you need should be available </li></ul><ul><li>Logging in here offers ONE way in, with one login, to many databases and functions </li></ul><ul><li>A portal is personal, who you are decides what you see and may do </li></ul><ul><li>Your user identity (login information) should have been sent to your home </li></ul><ul><li>You have to activate your identity before you can use all the functions </li></ul><ul><li>If you have not activated it yet, you should do it as soon as possible! </li></ul><ul><li>From the 31 januari, 2011 there is a new portal : </li></ul>2008-09-24
    5. 5. Practical Information for new students A good start… <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>The list below takes up key points that you will need to go through in order to get started with your studies. Go through this list carefully, it will help with: </li></ul><ul><li>Activating your student portal account. </li></ul><ul><li>Registering yourself on-line  (LADOK). </li></ul><ul><li>(Make sure you contact your department for any specific information about your course. ) </li></ul><ul><li>Learning platforms (WebCT, First Class, Conference).  </li></ul><ul><li>Security cards </li></ul><ul><li>Registering yourself with the library.  </li></ul><ul><li>A checklist… (On the right!) </li></ul>2008-09-24
    6. 6. Take a look; ”10 hints” for using the portal <ul><li> </li></ul>2008-09-24
    7. 7. Activate your portal account <ul><li>To log in to the computers at Miun! </li></ul><ul><li>If you cannot log in yet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two computers outside reception in Miun’s main entry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>” 15-minute computers” on floor 1 och floor 4 in the library </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NB, Check the portal information is correct, add your cell phone number (if you forget your log in you can get a new one via sms) </li></ul>2008-09-24
    8. 8. Computer rooms <ul><li>You can find a map here (in Swedish)… </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t save anything on the desktop! </li></ul><ul><li>Save your work in the home catalog H: You can even access it from home! (menyval ”mina filer”) </li></ul><ul><li>Printing, (55 öre per page), your account starts off with 100Kr and you can then refill it at receptionen or in the library on floor 4. </li></ul>2008-09-24
    9. 9. Security cards <ul><li>To get into the computer roooms you need a security card. You can then use the computer rooms 24 hours-a-day. </li></ul><ul><li>Pick up your card in receptionen in the main entry, approximately 3 days after registering. </li></ul><ul><li>The computer room P112 is open at the start of term for students who have not picked up their security card. (8:00 – 16:30, Mon – Fri) </li></ul>2008-09-24
    10. 10. The Portal: ”Konferens” <ul><li>Navigate by clicking the iicons and using the navigation list in the upper part of the conference </li></ul><ul><li>Anslagstavlan, div info, t ex hyra rum / köpa böcker </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Institutions, then courses </li></ul><ul><li>This conference system is used by many courses involving teacher education. </li></ul>2008-09-24
    11. 11. The portal: Blackboard/WebCT <ul><li>Blackboard/WebCT is an LMS (Learning management system) </li></ul><ul><li>It is used by many institutions at Miun </li></ul>2008-09-24
    12. 12. The Portal: Study results <ul><li>Results </li></ul><ul><li>Registration </li></ul><ul><li>Certificates etc. </li></ul>2008-09-24
    13. 13. E-meetings, Adobe Connect <ul><li>Meet up on the web using your own computer! </li></ul><ul><li>You usually get an invite via a link to click on. (On the learning platform, or in an e-mail) </li></ul><ul><li>Swedish instructions are available from </li></ul><ul><li>For instructions in English google ”adobe connect instructions” </li></ul><ul><li>You can use the open rooms och 2 och 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Help is available at Mon-Thurs 9-11 och 13-17, Friday 9- 14 </li></ul>2008-09-24
    14. 14. The Wireless network <ul><li>Use the network ”Student” </li></ul><ul><li>Connect to ”Student”, start your browser, and you will automatically come to the log in page </li></ul><ul><li>Good coverage in the library and in the student cafe in the O-building. </li></ul><ul><li>It may be available elswhere on campus – give it a try! </li></ul>2008-09-24
    15. 15. Miun on the social web <ul><li>Facebook: </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: </li></ul>2008-09-24
    16. 16. Some ”free”-services available on the web and useful for learning <ul><li>Create your own blog at or </li></ul><ul><li>Create your own wikis at or </li></ul><ul><li>Save your web links/favourites/bookmarks at or </li></ul>2008-09-24
    17. 17. Helpdesk <ul><li>IT-frågor… </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>E-posta [email_address] eller ring 0771-976130 (anknytning 6130) </li></ul>2008-09-24