A to Z of Student IT & Media

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Assessment – submitting online

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Blackboard
Using your online learning environment, Blackboard UniLearn.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
Supporting your studies using your own device.

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Cashless Campus

Cloud storage
Using your assigned 30GB of Google Drive online storage.

Codes of conduct for communicating online
Download a guide on USW’s codes of conduct for communicating online (PDF).

Communications
Engaging with others online.

Connect2
Book equipment

Contacting your lecturers

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Disability and Dyslexia Service

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Electronic Payment

Email account
Your USW email address.

Email guides
Guides on accessing your University email account on your own laptop or smartphone.

Equipment Booking — media and equipment loans

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Getting started with Blackboard
Download the quick guide (PDF).

Getting started with technology

Google Drive and Docs
Using your assigned 30GB of Google Drive online storage.

Guides Directory

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Help, Support and Feedback

Homepage

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Improve your ICT skills

Internet and WiFi connection
Getting online across all USW campuses.

IT Account

IT and Media homepage

IT Customer Support

IT Facilities

IT Regulations (PDF)

IT Services

IT Support

iTunes U & iBooks Textbooks

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Labsoft

Laptop loans

Library Services

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Managing Your USW IT Account

Media and Equipment – Loans, facilities and services

Exploring a Typical Module

My Blackboard
Integrating selected social media functions within Blackboard.

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New in Autumn 2015

New students – getting started with technology
Getting the most out of your IT account and university learning tools.

Netiquette
Download a guide on USW’s codes of conduct for communicating online (PDF).

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Office 365

On Your Campus

Online assessment and submission

Online Learning: Tips (PDF)

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Panopto: Recording audio/video

Passwords

Plagiarism

Point of Business (PoB)
Learn how to report an IT-related problem

Portfolios
Using Blackboard’s online portfolio tool to collate and share examples of your work.

Printing

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Quick links
Find quick links to key info about using IT at the University.

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Report a problem

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Setting up your account

Software on Demand

SPSS Software

Storing files online
Using your assigned 30GB of Google Drive online storage.

Student Account: Password and Payments

Study Skills
Take a look at the web channel for our Student Development & Study Skills Service

Submitting work online

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Turnitin

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Unilearn

Updating your password

Updates from Autumn 2015

Using Technology to Study

Using your own device on campus
Supporting your studies using your own device.

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Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs)
Using your online learning environment Blackboard UniLearn.

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WiFi and Internet
Getting online across all USW campuses.

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