February 15, 2016, by Alicia Medros
As a follow-up to the post on Question Pools and the difference between question banks and question groups this post is dedicated to go a little deeper into the quiz features and talk about some of the lessons learned by our pilot faculty including common issues they encountered and how to avoid them.
This is a lot of information and you might be struggling to take it all in. If you are having problems with quizzes and would like training or would one on one help check the AT Training...
February 1, 2016, by Alicia Medros
What is a question group vs. a question bank and what the heck am I supposed to do with them? This is something you might be wondering as you start to build out online quizzes in myCourses and you would not be the first faculty to be stumped. There are entire threads in the Canvas Community dedicated to exploring these features, when you might use them, and the pros and cons of the different ways you can manage your quiz questions. Feel free to head there (https://community.canvaslms.com/...
January 15, 2016, by Alicia Medros
It happens even to the most diligent instructors; you set your course up, all your content is organized and linked the way you want it, you review and test it all, the students go to access it and they get an access error :( How can you avoid this trap?
myCourses has a feature that was recently released to help you out and identify these issues before the students run into it. It is called the Link Validator and it searches your course to find all invalid and unresponsive links. To access...
December 14, 2015, by Alicia Medros
One of my favorite improvements from Blackboard to myCourses is how simple it is to copy your course from term to term. With a few clicks you can not only copy forward all the course content from a previous term, but also adjust the due dates automatically!
If you have an assignment due the 2nd Monday of Fall Term and you copy that course to spring term using the Adjust Dates function you will now have an assignment due the 2nd Monday of Spring Term. All that work you did building out your...