Technology in Your Course
Most courses require use of technology and media. Course delivery may include the use of K-State Online, streaming video, listservs, teleconferences, message boards and more.
View the technology glossary for a complete list of terms you may come across through online learning.
K-State Online is a comprehensive, easy-to-use web-based learning management system that transforms the everyday classroom into interactive web sessions for the K-State community.
K-State Online offers to students simple yet powerful ways to:
- View course lectures and materials.
- Download files provided by the instructor.
- Upload documents and assignments in various media formats.
- Participate in chat rooms with a white board and message boards.
- Be a part of a student group within your particular class.
- View your grades and progress reports.
- Communicate with your instructor via email.
- Before beginning your course, please review the computer and technical requirements.
- View the minimum computer requirements you will need.
- Take the K-State Online Support/Readiness Test (available for K-State Online Classic only).
- For Canvas users, please see the FAQ and Canvas guides to make sure your technology is up to date.
The university offers software downloads and information about software purchases for K-State students. View software requirements.
K-State IT Help Desk
The K-State IT Help Desk is there to assist you with questions regarding the technology used for your course.
Assists students with library resources and access to online databases and electronic journal collections, as well as providing book and article delivery service.
View information about protecting yourself and your computer.
Students should be sure to use proper "Netiquette" when communicating through email, chat rooms, message boards, and other methods of online communication.