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RESPONDUS Quiz Retrieval

February 25, 2013

Tagged in: Respondus, How to Videos

Description:

Retrieve Quiz’s from Learn.

RESPONDUS Random Questions

February 25, 2013

Tagged in: Respondus, How to Videos

Description:

Learn how to create random questions.

RESPONDUS Settings Tab

February 25, 2013

Tagged in: Respondus, How to Videos

Description:

This guide will demonstrate the settings in Respondus.

LEARN Attendance

February 19, 2013

LEARN Attendance Tool

  • To access the Attendance tool click “Assessments” (1) and then “Attendance”.
  • First, you may wish to set up a custom Scheme, click “Attendance Schemes” (2) and “New Scheme” (3)

LEARN Attendance Tool;To access the Attendence tool click "Assessments" (1) and then "Attendance". First you may wish to set up a custom Scheme, click "Attendance Schemes" (2) and "New Scheme" (3)

  • Give your scheme a name (1), fill in the Symbol, Full Name, and % value (2). The % value will allow you to set a cause for concern threshold so typically present will be worth 100%.
  • If you need more statuses enter the number needed and click “Add Statuses” (3).
  • Click “Save” (4) and then “Cancel” if it doesn’t return to the previous screen.

;Give your scheme a name (1), fill in the Symbol, Full Name, and % value (2). The % value will allow you to set a cause for concern threshold so typically present will be worth 100%. If you need more statuses enter the number needed and click "Add Statuses" (3). Click "Save" (4) and then "Cancel" if it doesn't return to the previous screen.

  • You will now need to set up one or more “Attendance Registers” (1), click “New Register” (2).

;You will now need to set up one or more "Attendance Registers" (1), click "New Register" (2).

  • Your register will need a name (1),  select which Attendance Scheme (2) you wish to use, and add a “Cause for Concern %”(3). The cause for concern is the threshold where you wish to be alerted if a student has dropped below it.
  • Select any other settings you wish.

;Your register will need a name (1), select which Attendance Scheme (2) you wish to use, and add a "Cause for Concer %"(3). The cause for concern is the threshold where you wish to be allerted if a student has dropped below it. Select any other settings you wish.

  • Add the “Session Name” (1), and add any extra sessions you need by entering the number and clicking “Add Sessions” (2).
  • Once done click “Save” (3) and “Cancel” if not returned to the previous screen on saving.

;Add the "Session Name" (1), and add any extra sessions you need by entering the number and clicking "Add Sessions" (2). Once done click "Save" (3) and "Cancel" if not returned to previous screen on saving.

  • To view or add Attendance Data click the menu button beside the register (1) and click “View Attendance Data” (2).

;To view or add Attendance Data click the menu button beside the register (1) and click "View Attendance Data" (2).

  • To add data for a Session click the “Enter Attendance Data” button beside the session name (1).

;To add data for a Session click the "Enter Attandance Data" button beside the session name (1).

  • Typically the majority of students will be receiving the same status, so click “Set Status for All Users” (1). You can then adjust the ones who require alternate statuses.

;Typically the majority of students will be receiving the same status, so click "Set Status for All Users" (1). You can then adjust the ones who require alternate statuses.

  • Set the desired status (1) and click “Save” (2).

;Set the desired status (1) and click "Save" (2).

  • Set the individual students “Attendance Status” (1) and click “Save” (2) when done.

;Set the indevidual students "Attenance Status" (1) and click "Save" (2) when done.

Video:


Tagged in: How to Videos, LEARN V10

Description: The attendance tool is used to help organize your daily attendance. This video will show you how to set one up.

LEARN Demo Student

February 19, 2013

Demo Students in LEARN

Demo students are used for checking anything in your course which requires a students view. The demo student also allows you to check against grades schemes or rubrics. To request a demo student be added to a course simply email LEARN support at learn@rrc.ca, please be sure to include the name of the course you wish to have the demo student added to.

Impersonating a Demo Student

  • Enter your course
  • Click “Communication”, and “Classlist”
    Clicking Communication and Classlist in LEARN
  • Click the dropdown menu beside the demo student’s name (1) and select “Impersonate” (2)
    Impersonating a Demo Student in LEARN Classlist
  • You are now able to view the course as a student completing assessments, viewing feedback, viewing the gradebook etc. Note that release conditions based on content viewed will not be activated by impersonating a demo student.
  • When done impersonating the demo student, click the demo students name in the upper right-hand corner of the page (1) and click the “X” beside “Impersonating: Demo _Student” (2).
    Ending a Demo Student impersonation session

Video

Tagged in: How to Videos, LEARN V10

LEARN Navbar – Custom Link Group

February 19, 2013

Tagged in: How to Videos, LEARN V10

Description:

Version 10 of LEARN introduced “Link Groups”.  These allow course tools to appear in a drop-down on the Navigation Bar.  This video will show how to Create and Edit custom link groups for your course, and even how to make a link group of external learning resources for your students.

LEARN Navbar – Custom Navbar

February 19, 2013

Tagged in: How to Videos, LEARN V10

Description:

The default navbar applied to new courses in LEARN have the tools we felt most useful for your course.

This video will show you how to easily customize your own navbar with the tools you want to use, and even links to external resources.

LEARN Rubric Tool

February 19, 2013

Tagged in: How to Videos, LEARN V10

Description: The following video will show you how to build a rubric for your course and how to incorporate it into your dropbox item.

Interactive Online Presentations

April 17, 2012

The TLTC frequently assesses new software. We post parts of our internal reviews on our blog, but we do not necessarily endorse the technologies presented here. Please use this post for information only. The TLTC only supports technologies listed in our technology toolbox.

There are different softwares that help to organize and present educational materials in interesting and challenging way to students. In this Post we will preset to your attention different tools that can create your course lessons with engaging interactive content. Read More →

Tools for Making Microvideos

April 13, 2012

The TLTC frequently assesses new software. We post parts of our internal reviews on our blog, but we do not necessarily endorse the technologies presented here. Please use this post for information only. The TLTC only supports technologies listed in our technology toolbox.

The TLTC has been looking and testing softwares that are friendly to use and produce good quality products.  Some instructors are going to create their first videos by themselves and we want to make it easier for them, so they will be able to concentrate on their content and not fighting with the production hardware or software.

This post will introduce you to softwares that we checked and recommend to use when you need to create your Microvideos. We found friendly to use and effective Web camera recorders and screen capture softwares that will work for your needs and assist you to get good quality videos.

Debut Video Capture

Use this software when you need to record Talking Head Microvideo or to capture computer’s screen. For Talking Head Microvideo, download Debut, add a web camera to your computer and record.

Debut records good quality image and can produce different export formats – we recommend saving your files as MP4 because this format works with LEARN website best.

You can download Debut here: http://www.nchsoftware.com/capture/

Camtasia Studio

This software has the same options as Debut Video Capture and more. You can record yourself talking or capture your desktop and edit. Camtasia Studio has large video editing options that allow editing your videos and adding titles.

You can download Camtasia Studio here: http://www.techsmith.com/download/camtasia/default.asp

Jing Screenshots Capture

This one is perfect for screen captures. Jing gives you option to choose the exact place on your desktop, mark it and capture what you need.

You can download Jing Screenshots Capture here: www.techsmith.com/jing

Note: most software has 30-day free trial versions.

Hardware

Web Camera, stand, Document Camera such as Elmo or Ladybug all this equipment you can get by contacting Library’s Media Services Department:

Phone: 632-2231

Email: Media@RRC.CA

Website: http://library.rrc.ca/Contact-Us/default.aspx