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Whether you need to upload an assignment to Canvas or participate in a Zoom meeting here are some technology resources and guides to support student remote learning.
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Whether you need to upload an assignment to Canvas or participate in a Zoom meeting, here are some technology resources to support students with remote learning.
  
  
 
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===Get Ready===
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'''Have this recommended equipment:'''
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* '''A computer''', laptop, tablet, or smartphone. ''Chromebooks are available for checkout via the Evergreen Library - https://www.evergreen.edu/library/chromebooks''
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* '''Headphones''' (preferably with a mic) and a '''camera''' for video-based Zoom meetings
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* '''Internet Access:''' Secure, reliable high-speed internet, preferably high speed. If you can plugin to ethernet instead of wifi, even better. '''
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** For free wifi Hotspots see the: [https://www.commerce.wa.gov/building-infrastructure/washington-state-drive-in-wifi-hotspots-location-finder/ WA State Drive-in Wifi Hotspot Finder]
  
===Canvas===
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===Tools for Remote Learning===
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====Canvas====
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* [https://canvas.evergreen.edu/enroll/R46KDM Keep Learning Canvas Site] resources for student remote learning
 
* [[Canvas for Students|Canvas Guide for Students]]
 
* [[Canvas for Students|Canvas Guide for Students]]
* COMING SOON - Keep Learning Canvas Course
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* Download the [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/canvas-by-instructure/id480883488?mt=8 Canvas Mobile App for students - iOS] or [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.instructure.candroid&hl=en Android]
  
===Zoom===
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====Zoom====
* [[Zoom for Students]]
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Check out the Helpwiki [[Zoom for Students| Getting Started with Zoom (Students)]]
  
===Software===
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====Office 365====
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* The Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) is available via the web-based apps or for download at [https://office.com office.com]. Log in with your My Evergreen login and password.
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* Stay connected and check your Evergreen email often at [https://office.com office.com]
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====Additional Software====
 
Many software companies are lifting restrictions and making their software freely available to students during the Spring 2020 Covid19 event. Check out our running list of software you may be able to install on your computer.
 
Many software companies are lifting restrictions and making their software freely available to students during the Spring 2020 Covid19 event. Check out our running list of software you may be able to install on your computer.
 
* [[Adobe Temporary Licenses]] available until 5/31/2020
 
* [[Adobe Temporary Licenses]] available until 5/31/2020
 
* [[Media Software]]
 
* [[Media Software]]
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* [[Scientific Software and Resources for Remote Use]]
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====Assistive Technology Resources====
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There are a variety of tools available from Evergreen and various software companies.
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* [https://www.evergreen.edu/access/assistive-technology Evergreen's Assistive Technology Lab]
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* [[Assistive Technology Resources]]
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===Security===
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* Be aware of suspicious email (phishing) and internet scams. Report a phishing email by forwarding it to phishy@evergreen.edu.
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* Keep your personal computers protected and up-to-date with antivirus software. [https://helpwiki.evergreen.edu/wiki/index.php/How_to_Scan_for_Malware_-_Sophos#FAQs Learn more].
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* Be sure you have the latest updates installed for your personal computer's operating system.
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* Use trusted and secure wi-fi whenever possible.
  
===Reccomeded Equipment===
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===Get Support===
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* '''[https://help.evergreen.edu help.evergreen.edu]''' -- Get help with your technology questions by creating a support ticket.
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* '''[https://canvas.evergreen.edu/enroll/R46KDM Keep Learning]''' -- Self-enroll in this Canvas Course for access to tutorials and resources for remote learning.
  
 
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* [https://www.evergreen.edu/covid19 Evergreen Covid-19 Info]
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* [https://www.evergreen.edu/covid19/preparing-remote-learning Prepare for Remote Learning]
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Latest revision as of 08:35, 24 August 2020


Whether you need to upload an assignment to Canvas or participate in a Zoom meeting, here are some technology resources to support students with remote learning.

Get Ready

Have this recommended equipment:

  • A computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Chromebooks are available for checkout via the Evergreen Library - https://www.evergreen.edu/library/chromebooks
  • Headphones (preferably with a mic) and a camera for video-based Zoom meetings
  • Internet Access: Secure, reliable high-speed internet, preferably high speed. If you can plugin to ethernet instead of wifi, even better.

Tools for Remote Learning

Canvas

Zoom

Check out the Helpwiki Getting Started with Zoom (Students)

Office 365

  • The Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) is available via the web-based apps or for download at office.com. Log in with your My Evergreen login and password.
  • Stay connected and check your Evergreen email often at office.com

Additional Software

Many software companies are lifting restrictions and making their software freely available to students during the Spring 2020 Covid19 event. Check out our running list of software you may be able to install on your computer.

Assistive Technology Resources

There are a variety of tools available from Evergreen and various software companies.


Security

  • Be aware of suspicious email (phishing) and internet scams. Report a phishing email by forwarding it to phishy@evergreen.edu.
  • Keep your personal computers protected and up-to-date with antivirus software. Learn more.
  • Be sure you have the latest updates installed for your personal computer's operating system.
  • Use trusted and secure wi-fi whenever possible.

Get Support

  • help.evergreen.edu -- Get help with your technology questions by creating a support ticket.
  • Keep Learning -- Self-enroll in this Canvas Course for access to tutorials and resources for remote learning.