May 11, 2020, by Louise Jones and Xuan Cai
What are Rubrics?
Rubrics are matrixes or tables that have three essential features: criteria students are expected to focus on, rating levels to indicate different achievement levels and the scoring associated to the rating. Faculty can also choose how to apply rubrics: comments only, comments and points or points only.
What are the benefits of using Rubrics?
From a student’s perspective:
Rubrics can help students have a better understanding of how their instructor assess the assignments...
October 18, 2019, by Louise Jones
This month there are two new updates that we know you will find beneficial. myCourses by Canvas has updates each month and they are meant to improve functionality and benefit faculty and students.
How the Course menu link display the visible and hidden course menu links
The course menu links no longer use the bold and light grey color to indicate the status. All course menu links are the same color and the inactive course menu link display a visibility "Eye" icon and includes a tool tip...
September 12, 2019, by Louise Jones
If you have not re-visited your myCourses gradebook recently you may be missing out on some features to help you more easily manage your class and save time. This article walks through some new and old features that may be helpful to you
Sync with WebCat including custom final grades
Don’t spend time manually entering grades into WebCat. You can automatically pass the myCourses final grade to WebCat and now you can add a new column to manually override the final grade for individual...
January 3, 2019, by Kaetryn Williams-Barnard
AV Services has installed Crestron AirMedia® devices in select campus classrooms and conference rooms for pilot use this spring semester. This new piece of technology allows for wireless presentation of content from a laptop, smartphone, or tablet device via a WIFI wireless connection. With AirMedia®, anyone can walk into the room with a Windows or MacBook laptop and connect without wires, enabling the ease of presentation. iPhone, iPad, and Android devices can present PowerPoint, Excel, Word,...
December 4, 2017, by Tyler Kennedy and Olivia Pelehach
The academic year can be a stressful time for both students and faculty members. Considering the course work, meetings, and extracurricular activities that consume the schedule of both groups, there is almost never a minute to waste. In order to be most productive, planning and organizing is of the utmost importance.
Course syllabi provide critical information about goals, assignments, readings, exams, expectations, and due dates that help to keep students and faculty on track. But those same...
May 22, 2017, by UNH Academic Technology Staff
It’s official, https://my.unh.edu is live! All faculty, staff, and students now have access to the UNH Portal!
The UNH Portal is your home for the services, applications, and information that we all need to live, study, work, and participate in the life of UNH. Resources from Business Services, Financial Aid, Health Services, Technology and many other UNH departments can be found in the portal.
Along with enhanced ease of navigation, the myUNH portal also allows:
Easy personalization –...
May 11, 2017, by UNH AT Staff
The end of the semester can be a stressful time for students and faculty. Students want to know their grade as soon as possible and faculty want to be responsive to student requests. One piece of the grade reporting process is now easier for faculty who use the myCourses's gradebook to manage and share their grades throughout the semester.
myCourses has a new feature that allows faculty to easily send final grades, as calculated in their myCourses gradebook, to Webcat. A student’s grade in ...
January 11, 2017, by UNH IT Staff
UNH Academic Technology is pleased to announce a new and seamless integration of VeriCite plagiarism detection with myCourses, which is now available for all myCourses users.
By extending the VeriCite-myCourses integration beyond LTI, we're able to offer a much more streamlined process - one that doesn't duplicate LMS workflows. VeriCite functionality is now embedded in the myCourses tools that are so important to myCourses users, such as SpeedGrader, Assignments, Grades, Rubrics, Permissions...
October 21, 2016, by Peter Doughty
All myCourses courses have a file storage limit of 500 MB (megabytes). It's actually 524.3 for those wanting to go the extra geek mile! For most faculty, this limit will be fine, but if you are using large files, (audio and video files, high resolution images, media-heavy PowerPoint or Adobe presentations and complex programming files come to mind) it is possible to quickly use up your quota. So you probably want to know about alternate storage methods to be able to manage that pesky storage...
April 5, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
New Features in Box at UNH Offer Real-time Co-Authoring of Documents Using Microsoft Office Tools
The introduction of Box at UNH in fall 2014 revolutionized the way people work here at the University. But one complaint was often overheard, whether it came from students, faculty, or staff: the inability to work on documents with others in real-time.
Enter Box for Office Online, a development which allows users to create new documents inside of Box without having to exit the web-based...