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...
November 12, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
Students will soon be invited to complete an evaulation of your teaching. This feedback is important for many reasons. In order to increase the response rate you should consider the following:
1. Schedule time during class
Consider strategy -
Schedule time in the middle of class
Schedule time on a day of an important activity such as a quiz/test
Remind students to bring a device
Communicate using myCourses and/syllabus...
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 Marshall White
All technology enhanced classrooms supported by Academic Technology have a defined replacement lifecycle for each of the components, i.e. projectors, speakers, cameras. These lifecycles are continuously reviewed with an end goal of maximizing UNH’s investment in the technology without sacrificing reliability or performance in the classroom. The 2019 replacement cycle called for replacing the major components of all Peter T. Paul College classrooms and breakout spaces.
The full review, design...
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...
August 23, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
Deb is the go-to person for all the financial, research, vendor contracts, and organizational issues that AT & UNH Online confront. From developing financial predictive models for projecting UNH Online revenue growth to assisting with compelling arguments to secure a student success coordinator position with LRTP funds, she never hesitates to take the big challenges nor is she ever stumped. Her mantra is, “How can I help?” And she manages to do all of this onwhile...
May 20, 2019, by Louise Jones, Scott Kimball - UNH Academic Technology
What are Rubrics?
A rubric provides a framework of components and expectations for an assignment, and a way of quickly scoring and providing feedback on student work. Rubrics benefit instructors by enabling consistency of grading from student to student, and providing rapid, standardized feedback to promote student learning in a sustainable way. Rubrics benefit students by clarifying expectations on assignments, raising awareness on progress toward learning goals, and enabling prompt and...