Includes information for students as AU moves classes online temporarily.

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Adobe Creative Cloud for Classes

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Adobe has given students access to Creative Cloud for their personal machines on a temporary basis. This software is for students that are in classes that require the software to complete assignments.

Help! I'm Worried About Technology for Online Classes

When you signed up for classes this semester, none of us knew that we were going to have to move classes online temporarily. We understand that some students may be worried about having the technology needed to complete course work online. This article offers some suggestions and gives you information for getting help.

How to Use Canvas (A Quick Start for Students)

If you're new to Canvas, this quick guide will help you start learning more about AU's learning management system.

Participating in Online Discussions

One of the most important parts of being part of a learning community is the actual community. This article presents some practical tips that you can use to be an active participant in online discussions.

Tips for Being an Online Learner

You have no doubt mastered a lot of skills over the years to be a successful learner, but learning online can be a little different. This article will offer you some important tips on being a temporary online learner.

Trying Out Video Conferencing Before Class

Your instructor may decide to do video conferencing with you throughout the semester. ITS recommends trying out video conference software before your actual class to work out any problems.

Getting Help With Technology When You're Off-Campus

ITS is prepared to help you with technical issues even while you're off-campus!

Recording a Presentation in Screencast-O-Matic for Students

Students can you Screencast-O-Matic for free to record presentations up to 15 minutes. The presentations can then be edited and uploaded to Google Drive and then shared as a link for a Canvas assignment.

Recording Presentations in Google Meet for Students

How to record a video in Google Hangouts Meet and upload it to Canvas.

Submitting a Raven Solutions Request

Raven Solutions is AU's service management, documentation, and project management system. ITS and Marketing and Communications use Raven Solutions to log work requests and provide information to the campus. Each service has an electronic form that you can fill out to request the service. These forms automate a lot of work, which decreases the amount of time it takes for your request to reach the right group.