January 17, 2020, by UNH AT Staff
This blog post will list out and provide an overview of the newest features being released as part of the January 18th, 2020 update within myCourses by Canvas:
Gradebook - postable comments without having to submit a Grade
Gradebook Sort options
SimCheck by Turnitin - Plagerism detection
Gradebook - postable comments without having to submit a Grade:
December 13, 2019, by UNH AT Staff
Save time and effort by pushing grades from myCourses Gradebook to Webcat. This will not only save faculty time in not having to manually re-enter data they already have available, but will also reduce the possibility of mistakes in copying gradebook information to Webcat.
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...
October 22, 2019, by UNH Academic Technology Staff
With the Spring ’20 course registration period upon us, you will be busy meeting with students. MyWildcat Success (mWS) has the functionality to make this much easier for you to manage. In the age where we consistently hear “we need to work smarter, not harder” this application allows us to make steps in the right direction.
So what are some of the reasons to use mWS Campaigns?
Personalized appointment requests. You decide which students require an appointment and what the email requesting...
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...
September 12, 2019, by Paul Barnes
All UNH faculty have access to the myWildcat Success (mWS). You can login now using your standard UNH credentials. Once logged in you can find useful information regarding students enrolled in your courses. Faculty have the ability to view photos, basic contact information, and assigned academic, study abroad, and honors advisors for your students.
Additional features are available by request include:
Scheduling Office Hours or Tutoring
Faculty define dates and times to which you will be...
August 27, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
Kaltura discontinued the CaptureSpace application in June 2019, and UNH Academic Technology (AT) no longer supports its use. Faculty members who use CaptureSpace should switch to Kaltura Capture.
Kaltura Capture has a simple user interface, requiring only one click to record, without a complicated setup or a lengthy learning curve. Kaltura Capture is supported both on Windows and Mac. You can record your camera, screen, and audio, or optionally turn off any of the three. Once created...
April 1, 2019, by UNH AT D&T Staff
myWildcat Success is an application used to support student success at UNH. The system helps link advisors, faculty, and student support staff with students in a coordinated way.
Quickly and easily enter your times available to meet with students, message those students through the system and students can pick the available time slots that work for them
Know at any time what students have and have not scheduled an appointment with you
Record notes that can be viewed by others in the students...
January 10, 2019, by Louise Jones
Course analytics in myCourses is being updated with new features and is being offered first as “Analytics Beta” that can be optionally enabled by faculty.
This new Analytics Beta tool will eventually replace Course Analytics that is currently found on your course home page. The new analytics will provide the same data but make it easier to view and filter data using an interactive graph or table. The email tool is also embedded in the analytics tool that allows faculty...
December 11, 2018, by UNH IT Staff
With the newest release of Canvas comes the highly requested feature of Dashboard Management. At log in, you will see your favorited courses on your dashboard. Previously, you were unable to organize these at will. To arrange your cards, simply drag and drop them in the order you wish to see them. This will make it easier to find your most favorited courses. Alternatively, you can also use the Move feature by clicking on the three dots in the upper right corner of the cards.
Not seeing a...