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Courses Documentation and Support for Faculty

Getting Started

Getting Started

View the full Getting Started guide.

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Course Management

Content Sharing

Content Sharing

Communication

Communications

  • Adobe Connect to meet online with shared whiteboard, audio, video, and more.
  • Announcements to keep participants informed of important notices (video).
  • Blogs to promote student reflection and journaling.
  • Chat Room to facilitate synchronous text messaging.
  • Email Archive to create an email distribution list for your site.
  • Forums to encourage asynchronous discussion (video).
  • Messages to send emails to participants.

Collaboration

Collaboration

  • Adobe Connect to meet online with shared whiteboard, audio, video, and more.
  • Dropbox to securely share documents student-to-professor.
  • Forums to encourage asynchronous discussion.
  • G Suite for live document editing, document sharing, and much more.
  • Project Site to create a shared space for a research or group team.
  • Wiki for collaborative knowledge-building and collaboration. (coming soon)

Assessment

Assessments

  • Assignments to collect and grade paper submissions online.
  • Gradebook to securely share academic progress with students (video).
  • Polls to anonymously get the pulse on class attitudes and beliefs.
  • Statistics to review participant activity with your class tools and materials (video).
  • Tests & Quizzes to administer online assessments (video).
  • Turnitin Assignments to help students maintain academic integrity (video).

 

 

Additional support

Within Courses (powered by Sakai) you will find access to "Help" at the bottom of the left menu or clicking the blue question mark icon to the top right of any tool. Search the built-in help to find basic how-to steps for any of the tools within Courses.

Faculty, staff, and students can also contact the Help Desk for immediate support at (310) 506-4357 (HELP) or (866) 767-8623 toll-free in USA.