Please note the changes to your OAKS My Home navigation bar and home page. This is ONLY for the MyHome page. Individual Course Navigation bar and Homepages are not affected.
Navigation bar changes:
Added Self Registration – Allows any student to register for a how to use OAKS non-credit course. This is the only course that uses Self Registration.
The self-registration tool for the Introduction to OAKS for Students course allows students to enroll themselves automatically into this course only (students will have to go through normal registration process to register for CofC courses). Once a student has filled out the self-registration form, they will then be added only to the “Introduction to OAKS for Students” course. This is a non-credit course, therefore, this course has been designed for students to learn and understand basic OAKS navigational functions and features.
Added Help – Links to the CofC HelpDesk, OAKS Help (which you can use to request assistance or to report a problem with OAKS), Faculty and Student OAKS tutorials.
Added OAKS Monthly Updates – lists upcoming updates and new features to OAKS.
Removed Resources – “Library” link has been added to the Navigation bar now as it own link and “OAKS tutorials” has been moved under the new “Help” link on the navigation bar.
Removed – Links. Tool was not being used.
Removed – Locker. Tool was not being used. Tools that can be used for storing and sharing notes and files are part of Office 365 . They are OneNote which is a a digital notebook that allows you to take notes anywhere, save and synchronize them, and collaborate with others. And OneDrive which is a file hosting service that allows users to sync files and access them from any web browser or mobile device. The storage limit for OneDrive is 1TB.
Added How to view your courses – this widget contains steps on how to view you course. This widget and its information will remain visible throughout the semester.
Changed OAKS Request Forms – now contains only the name of the form. To see a full description of a specific form/request, click on the form name. (this is only for Instructors and Staff)
Moved Online Help – now called “Help” and resides in the Navigation bar. Help now contains links to the CofC HelpDesk, OAKS Help (which you can use to request assistance or to report a problem with OAKS), Faculty and Student OAKS tutorials.
Removed – Updates. OAKS updates can now be found under “OAKS Monthly updates” link on the Navigation bar.