SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) is a data management and analysis product produced by IBM SPSS, Inc.
How can I use it?
Note: This software is only licensed for academic teaching, learning, and research. UK's license does not cover use of this application for other purposes, including university business (retention, internal statisics, etc).
Welcome back, everyone! As you have no doubt already noticed, this Fall 2012 brings a new website and lots of extra content for you! Feel free to take a look around and see what's new - this quick introduction to the website might give you some ideas!
Here are some of the highlights from our other updates for this semester:
One of the most important changes to note is that Blackboard has been upgraded. Don't worry; it's the same old Blackboard with a new look, quicker navigation, and more grading options. To learn more about some of the new features, please read our New in Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 8 page. If your students need help, feel free to refer them to our Student Information Guide.
Need help preparing your research posters? We've added a Research Posters page, which includes free poster templates, UK graphics and logos, preparation instructions, and local printing services.
We're constantly adding new videos to YouTube, so check out the UK TechClips channel to stay updated with the latest tutorials and event recordings. You can also find these videos at UKIT on iTunes U.
Finally, if you need account access, a secondary instructor added to a course, or a fresh development shell, we still offer a quick and easy self-service forms for requesting service for Adobe Connect, Blackboard, and TurningPoint ResponseWare!
Thanks for visiting! We want the new site to be as helpful and easy to navigate as possible, so let us know what you think! Give us your feedback by commenting below or by using our Feedback Form.
This week’s Tech Tips video features Blogger, an online blogging tool available to all students and employees through their Google Education Apps account. We highlight potential uses for academic settings, and tips for how to successfully integrate Blogger into your class curriculum. This is a great tool to use in combination with traditional face-to-face classes, or online courses through Blackboard.
The University of Kentucky offers several advanced statistical analysis and survey research applications for use by members of the UK community. Staff utilize this software to streamline the administration and management of the University, faculty perform groundbreaking research across diverse disciplines, and students practice using the tools of their trade to complete course assignments and research projects.
Click the software icons below to learn more about each the features and availability of each package.
Creating a meeting with Adobe Connect shouldn't be overwhelming, so we've created a list of best practices to use Adobe Connect Pro that can serve as a guide on how to use Adobe Connect Pro. Start with Preparation, then browse the other areas to get a step by step guide on how to use this tool before, during, and after a meeting. In each section, you'll find instructions and images to help guide you through the process of creating a meeting, using tools throughout, and what to do once a meeting is over so that you are ready to use Adobe Connect Pro with ease!
Kaltura is a video streaming service that integrates with Blackboard using the Kaltura Building Block.
How can I use it?
Students can upload video and audio files and then embed links to it within assignments, in discussions, blogs, or journals.
Instructors can upload video to Kaltura from within a Blackboard course and then make it available to students under a course Media Gallery, within a Content Area, or as part of an assignment, quiz, or test.