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New Features in iShark Mobile

Issue Date: 06-17-2016

We are excited to announce new features to iShark Mobile - Personas, Orientation, and Push notifications!

Personas
Personas enables us to create a personalized experience for specific events or audiences. When launching the app initially after the recent update everyone will see the Welcome to NSU page. Click on settings to choose your Persona. Here you will see two options to select from “New Students” or “Students, Faculty, Staff”.

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The New Student Persona is for incoming students attending orientation.  Using this persona will provide students with information to prepare before orientation, see the orientation schedule, and learn about the available resources at NSU. Additionally, there is a section with information tailored to parents of the students.

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The Students, Faculty, Staff persona will give you access to all that iShark mobile has to offer from campus dining, shark shuttle, Blackboard, athletics, and NSU events. Check out the most common features of this app in this tutorial!

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Push Notifications are available so that you can receive messages that will keep you up to date on all of the important iShark updates!

Reminder: Faculty Online Certification Course

There are a multiple ways to earn your faculty online certification:

1. Self-paced on your own; You should see the course titled Faculty Online Certification v2 in your course list under “Courses where you are a Student”. Recordings for each unit are available inside the course so that you can listen and work along at your own pace.

2. Guided online GoTo training sessions (5 sessions at 2 hours each)

3. In person guided training sessions (5 sessions at 2 hours each or Bootcamp)

4. Face-paced Bootcamp; Complete all of the competencies in just two days

To register for any of the above sessions please go to:

https://app.nova.edu/izonetraining/register.aspx

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