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Information Technology Services

IT Help Desk
Kansas State University
K-State Student Union
Cat's Pause Lounge
Room 222
Manhattan KS 66506

785-532-7722
800-865-6143
helpdesk@k-state.edu

Welcome to IT at K-State: Teaching & Learning

Canvas

Learning management system designed for use as an interactive web-based classrooms with audio/video streaming, online assignments, chat rooms, grade book, message board, calendar, and more. See Canvas for more information.

K-State Survey powered by Qualtrics

Faculty/staff and authorized students can use the K-State Survey System. It's powered by Qualtrics, a comprehensive survey tool with more than 90 question types, simplified reporting tools, online training modules, a library of surveys to peruse, and more.

Read&Write

Read&Write is a study tool for text-to-speech, word translation, vocabulary list builder, scan to PDF, and more. Available for download by all K-Staters for home or office use at no cost. See the Read&Write website for more information.

Media Center

The Media Center (Seaton Hall, room 0001) provides assistance, equipment tutorials, and high-end technology resources for K-Staters to use, including:

  • Video-editing equipment and software
  • Image scanners including slides/negatives scanner, large-format scanner, and multi-feed scanner (paper-to-PDF)
  • 3D printing
  • Color printer
  • CD/DVD burners
  • Closed Caption TV (CCTV)
  • Sound recording
  • Virtual Reality

Technology Classrooms

K-State has both technology classrooms and studio environment options available for use by instructors. Faculty and staff who use these rooms must first be trained. See the Technology Classroom website for more information.

Computing Labs

The university computing labs are open 24 hours a day and require a K-State eID. Guests and visitors have limited access. For available software and policies see the University computing labs website. For lab locations, see the Service Locations or K-State Maps sites. 

Electronic Theses, Dissertations, and Reports (ETDRs)

The ETDR website covers how to produce and submit an ETDR, including:

  • Timesaving ETDR templates in Microsoft Word and LaTeX
  • Formatting requirements of the Graduate School
  • Using styles in Word
  • Word tips and timesavers (both Windows and Mac versions)
  • Requesting an ETDR consult for a fast-start overview and/or Word solutions

K-State Research Exchange (K-REx)

K-REx is the institutional repository for Kansas State University. It provides free, online access to scholarly materials created by students and faculty, including faculty journal articles and conference papers, and student theses, dissertations, and reports. Research materials can be found via the K-REx website and Google, Google Scholar, and other web search engines.

Instructional Design

Instructional Designers are available to assist faculty in developing engaging and high quality learning environments for both on and off campus use.