Partial eLearning Outage

eLearning experienced a partial outage last night (Sept.18) from 5:30pm until midnight.  The partial outage affected the services listed below.

  • Crocodoc (inline grading for instructors)
  • Collaborate (web conferencing)
  • Social Profiles

PLEASE NOTE: All other eLearning functions were normal during the partial outage. If you have any questions, please contact elearning@utdallas.edu.

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RESOLVED: Turnitin Outage

The Turnitin issues have been resolved. Users are now able to access the Turnitin tool in eLearning.  Thank you for your patience. If you have any questions, please contact elearning@utdallas.edu.

Turnitin Outage

Turnitin is experiencing a service interruption, starting at 5:45am CST, Sept.7. At this time, users are unable to create or submit Turnitin assignments.  Turnitin is investigating the issue. If you have any questions, please contact elearning@utdallas.edu.

 

PLEASE NOTE: This affects Turnitin assignments only. NOT regular eLearning assignments.

RESOLVED: eLearning Login Issues

The LDAP issues have been resolved.  Users are now able to log into eLearning and other university resources.

eLearning Login Issues

Users are currently unable to login to eLearning at this time. The university’s LDAP (authentication) servers are down. This is also affecting users trying to login to Qualtrics, Box, and other university resources.  OIT knows of the issue, and they are working to resolve this ASAP.  Thank you for your patience.

Helpful eLearning Links

Your Fall 2017 courses are now visible to your students.  Here are some helpful links to get you started in eLearning this semester.

  • Want to print your PHOTO ROSTER? CLICK HERE
  • Want to MERGE your courses? CLICK HERE
  • Want to ADD A TA to your course? CLICK HERE
  • Need to COPY CONTENT from your OLD course to your F17 course?  CLICK HERE
  • Want to CLEAN UP YOUR COURSE LIST in eLearning?  CLICK HERE
  • Need help GETTING STARTED in eLearning? CLICK HERE

Also, Happy Solar Eclipse Day!  Below are some helpful/geeky links to help you make the most of this special event.

Clickers Information for Fall 2017

Good Afternoon,

 

The UT Dallas eLearning Team assists faculty in implementing CLICKERS (classroom polling technology). At UTD, the officially recommended clicker software is Turning Point Cloud by Turning Technologies LLC.

  • If you would like more information, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
  • If you are a first time user and would like to implement Turning Point Cloud in your Fall 2017 course/s, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

 

  • If you are already using Turning Point Cloud,
  • PLEASE REVIEW THIS CHECKLIST of what you need to do for the upcoming semester.
  • PLEASE REFER THESE VIDEO TUTORIALS to refresh your memory on the use of Turning Point Cloud.
  • Please stop by at the eLEARNING OPEN LABS if you need hands-on assistance or if you would like us to look over your setup.

Open Lab Schedule:

Every Friday
10:00 AM – Noon
JSOM 2.224

If you encounter any issues with Turning Point Polling during the semester, please email us at elearning@utdallas.edu for assistance.