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Building Course Content

Syllabus

Syllabus

Create a Syllabus (Syllabus Tool)
Delete Syllabus Items
Reorder Syllabus Items

eLearning Staff Suggestion: the Syllabus Tool
Tip: Top 10 Syllabus Tips
Syllabus Template Word Document
Units

Units

Add a Unit Introduction
Adding Units
Hide a Unit
Delete a Unit
Rename Units and Use Name for Navigation

Reorder Units
Schedule a Unit
Change Unit Heading Name
Tip: Rearranging Units

Units

Content Items

How to Add content items
-Text Multimedia type
-Web Content Upload type
-MS Office Document type
-Exam type
-Threaded Disucssion Type
Hide or Show Content Items
Rename or Delete Content Items
Reorder or Move Content Items

Schedule Content Items
Toolbox for Content Items
Adding a PDF File

PowerPoint Alternatives

Tip: Uploading documents in LearningStudio
Tip: MS Word Content Item Alignment Issues
Tip: Reordering Content Items under a Unit
Tip: External Website Access Within a Course

Units

Formatting content (Visual Editor)

Formatting Content (Visual Editor)
Design & HTML View
Plain Text Editor
Link to Images, Files, and Websites
Math Equation Editor

Design Tips: MS Office Documents
Design Tips: Visual Editor
Tip: Accessibility and Link Text
Tip: Add Clickable Links to Images

Units

Threaded Discussion

About Threaded Discussions
Add Threads
Manage Thread Topics
Thread Preferences (Course Admin)
Delete Threads
Grade Threads

View Threads
Print Threads
Respond to Threads
Tip: Grade Threads without Opening Gradebook Tip: Threaded Discussions Too Wide?
Tip: Different types of threaded discussions
Tip: Use Threaded Discussion for a Virtual Office

Units

Course Home

Course Home
Course Checklist
Course Introduction
What's New

Tip: Encourage Students to Use Course Checklist Design Tip: Course Home Introduction Tips
Design Tip: Include an Instructor Biography under Course Home

Units

Announcements

Announcements
Add Announcements
Edit or Delete Announcements
View Announcements

Design Tips
Tip: Schedule Announcements
Tip: Announcing...Announcements
Tip: Using Announcements Effectively
Units

Exams and Quizzes

How to create an exam
Add questions
Question Pools
Test banks
Edit exams
Exam Preferences (Toolbox)
*New*: One Question per PagePDF document
Delete exams
Preview Exam
Exam Statistics
Reset or grant additional time

Design Tips: Gradebook and Exams
Online Exam Tips & Tricks
Exam Answer Alignment
Granting Additional Exam Time Options
Exams and Disabilities
Showing Students Their Exam Grades
Allowed Time for Exams

 

 

Course Tools

 

Gradebook

Units

Gradebook Enhancements -December 2013

Setup Gradebook
About the Gradebook
How to set up gradebook
Add items to gradebook
Select gradeable items
Assign points and weights
Assign Extra Credit
Exclude grades
Set gradebook preferences
Preview gradebook settings

Rubrics
How to set up rubrics
Assess Rubrics


View and Manage Grades
Assign and change grades
Reset or grant additional time
Grade Details view
Share grades with student
View grades

View user activity
Export grades
Gradebook Import/Export Utility


Gradebook Tips and Tricks
Design Tips: Gradebook and Exams PDF document
Tip: User Activty
Tip: Grades to Date
Tip: A Weighting Primer
Tip: Showing Students Their Exam Grades
Tip: Enter Pass/INC/Fail instead of letter grade
Online Grading Suggestions PDF document

 

Email

Units
Email  
 

Live (Chat and Whiteboard)

Units

About Live

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Chat
Add, Edit and Delete Chatrooms
Chat Logs
Participate in Chat

Class Live
Audio and Messaging
FAQs
Participate in Class Live
Plan and Publish Sessions
Session Archives
Whiteboard

 

Doc Sharing

Units

Upload Files to Share
Mark Files as Shared or Private
Download Shared Files
Edit Shared Files
Delete Shared Files

 

Categories for Shared Files
View Download History

Tips for uploading documents in LearningStudio
Tip: Re-Ordering Doc Sharing Files

 

Dropbox

Units

Dropbox
Create Baskets
Edit or Delete Baskets and Items
Grade Dropbox Items
Link Content Items to Dropbox
Move Items to Another Basket

View Dropbox Items
Restrict Access to Dropbox after Deadline
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MS Word creating Macros & Comments for PC pdf
MS Word 2008 for Mac: Comments & Tracked Changes pdf

Turnitin integration with Dropbox
Configuration of Dropbox for TurnItIn
Dropbox/TurnItIn Assignment Grading
Turnitin User Experience (Originality Reports) pdfViewing an Originality Report (from TurnItIn.Com) About Originality Check
Frequently Asked Questions for Integration

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Tips for uploading documents in Pearson LearningStudio
Tip: Renaming Dropbox Baskets

 

 

 

Journal

Units

Journal
Tip: Private Journal Entries

 
 

Webliography

Units

Webliography
Add Categories
Add Entries
Delete Entries

Edit Entries
Search Entries
Tip: The Webliography
     

Course Management

 


Course Admin/Course Preferences

Units

Set Course Preferences (Course Admin)
General Information and Settings
*New Feature to General Information and Setting
Enable or Disable Tools
Path Builder
Setup Path Builder
Threaded Discussion Preferences
Schedule Course Content

Course Enrollment
Group Management
User Profile

Tip: The Global Unit Scheduler

Tip: Time Stamps
Tip: Save time with the Course Scheduler
Tip: Enable/Disable Class Tools and Items

 

Manage Files and Folders

Units

Manage Files and Folders
Add or Delete Folders
Delete Files
Upload or Download Files
Upload Streaming Media Files

 
 

Faculty Copy Tool

Units
Faculty Copy Tool: About & Pre-Copy Checklist
Copy All Content
Select Content to Copy
Copy Tool Troubleshooting
 
 
 

Verify enrollments
Password Reset

 
 
     

Multimedia & Publisher Content

 

Embed Audio and Video into LearningStudio

 

Take your Course to the Next Level

 

Multimedia & Teaching Tools

 

Publisher Content in LearningStudio

 

 

 


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