ULEARN USER GUIDES FOR FACULTY


The user guides listed here provide step-by-step instructions on using commonly-used features of ulearn.

  • Course Content Adding/Managing Course Material, Managing your Left-Menu, Availability, and Edit Mode
  • Course Management Course Availability, Course Roster, My Courses Display, and Student Preview
  • Grade Center Column Management, Calculations, and Reports.
  • Audio/Video Adding audio and video, webcam video, adding mashups.

 

MINIMUM ULEARN REQUIREMENTS

Post a syllabus
Create Grade Columns
Enter Grades
Make Your Course Available

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GETTING STARTED

ulearn Frequently Asked Questions for Faculty
Questions Your Students Might Ask

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COURSE ADMINISTRATION

Course Tools
Edit Mode 
Add Tools to Course Menu
Add Web Link to Course Menu
View a Course Roster

Performance Dashboard
Performance Dashboard


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COURSE CONTENT

Adding Content
Create a Content Item
Edit an Item
Create or Edit a Menu Item
Using the Text Editor
Create a Content Folder
Create a Course Link
Create Web Link
Drag and Drop Files (new)

Managing Content

Editing an Existing File
Move Content Items
Copy Content Items
Delete Content Items
Setting Content Area Availability
Fixing Broken Web Page Links


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COURSE MANAGEMENT

Student Preview
Make a Course Available to Students
Change "My Courses" Display
Add Avatar Image


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COMMUNICATION AND COLLABORATION

Announcements
Create an Announcement

Blogs
Create a Blog
Edit a Blog
Link a Blog

Journals
Create a Journal
Edit a Journal
Link a Journal
Grade a Journal
Add Journal Comments

Wikis
Create a Wiki
Edit a Wiki
Create a Wiki Link

Discussion Board
Post First Discussion Thread
Create/Edit a Discussion Forum
Post/Reply in a Discussion Forum
Grade a Discussion Forum
Include a Link in a Discussion Posting
Subscribe to a Discussion Forum
Assigning Discussion Roles
Needs Grading Status
Thread to Thread Navigation

Groups
Create a Single Student Group 
Create a Group Set 
Edit a Single Group or Group Set
Remove student(s) from Group
Adding Students to Existing Groups

Email
Send Email

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STUDENT ASSESSMENT

Assignments
Create an Assignment
Clear or Ignore an Attempt
Grade an Assignment
Anonymous Grading
Using the Assignment Commenting Feature
Sending Email Reminders for Assignments

Quizzes & Tests
Create a Test
Test Question Types
Add/Link to a Test in Content Area
Edit a Test
Reset a Test or Quiz Attempt
Grade a Test
Grade by Question
Import a Test
Export a Test
Test Feedback Options
Test Availability Exceptions
Sending Email Reminders for Test Submissions

Respondus
Create a Test
Edit a Test
Format Questions in MS Word
Import Questions
Print a Test 
Publish a Test to ulearn 
Retrieve a Test from ulearn
Update Respondus

Rubrics
Create a Rubric
Edit a Rubric
Associate a Rubric
Export/Import a Rubric

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TURNITIN

What is Turnitin?
Faculty Guidelines
Add a Turnitin Assignment
Edit a Turnitin Assignment
Accessing Papers Submitted to Turnitin
Viewing Turnitin Originality Reports
Marking up Turnitin Assignments with Feedback Studio


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GRADE CENTER

Column Management
Create a Column
Edit a Grade Center Column
Delete a Grade Center Column
Moving Columns in the Grade Center
Enter Grades
Edit Student Grades
Hide or Show Students in the Grade Center
Hide or Show Grade Center Columns from Students
Show Grade Center Columns Hidden to Instructor
Grade Center Filter Tool
View Grade History
Create Smart Views
Setting Due Dates
Grade Center Icon Legend
Set External Grade Column
Display Calculated Column as External (Final Letter) Grade
Import Final Grades to jwuLink

Using Calculations in the Grade Center

Weighted (Percent) Grade Center:
Create Columns
Create Grade Categories
Assign Columns to Categories
Create Weighted Grade Column
Editing Weighted Grade Column (e.g. Final % Grade)

Total Points Grade Center:
Create Columns
Create Total Grade Column

Grade Center Reports
Download a Grade Center History
Download Final Letter Grades Report
Downloading Grades to Excel
Uploading Grades from Excel

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PORTFOLIO

Create Portfolio Assignment
Grade Portfolio Assignment

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AUDIO/VIDEO

CaptureSpace Lite (Webcam recording, screensharing)
Add Audio or Video Files into Kaltura
Add Media from Slideshare, Flickr, or YouTube
Embed Youtube Video

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ADVANCED USERGUIDES FOR ONLINE FACULTY

Adding Content

Link Multiple Documents
Clear Formatting Tool
Formatting Text
Insert an Image
Create Clickable Thumbnail Image

Managing Content

Fixing Broken Webpage Links
Statistics Tracking and Viewing Statistics Reports
Setting Review Status

Quiz/Test Tool

Item Analysis
Attempts Statistics

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Contact Us

Instructional Design & Technology
401-598-2389
idt@jwu.edu

Teaching Online?

For support of online courses, please visit the College of Online Education’s Faculty Resources site

 

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