eLearning Training & Open Labs

This Spring, the eLearning team offers the following training and support services for faculty and staff:

 

  • Training: This semester, we offer eLearning training for faculty and staff on a one-to-one, or group/ departmental basis. We provide hands-on training at our training room (JSOM 2.224), or we can come to your office/ conference room. Please use our SPECIAL TRAINING REQUEST FORM to view the list of topics and to request a session.

 

  • Open Labs: We hold open labs, where faculty & staff can walk in, to receive hands-on assistance with eLearning tools. No registration required. You are welcome to bring your own device. Labs are held EVERY  FRIDAY, 10:00 AM – 12 NOON, AT JSOM 2.224

 

To revisit the above information and more, please visit: www.utdallas.edu/elearning. For any questions please email elearning@utdallas.edu .

REMINDER: Adding TAs in eLearning

If you need to add a TA in eLearning, you must use Orion to officially add them to your course.  Below are instructions on how to do this.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • This process is only for adding graduate Teaching Assistants.
  • To add any other type of user – including undergraduate teaching assistants – please use the Add User form, linked to below.

 

INSTRUCTIONS: How to Add Graduate TA to eLearing Course

 

ALL OTHER USERS (including undergrad teaching assistants): Add User form

Helpful eLearning Links

Your Spring 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 S17 course?  CLICK HERE
  • Want to CLEAN UP YOUR COURSE LIST in eLearning?  CLICK HERE
  • Need help GETTING STARTED in eLearning? CLICK HERE

Clickers Information for Faculty

Dear Faculty,

 

We’d like to remind you about Clickers, a classroom polling tool to promote student engagement. UTD’s official clicker solution is Turning Point Cloud.

 

 

 

 

UT Dallas eLearning provides on-Campus support for faculty using Turning Point Cloud. Please email us at elearning@utdallas.edu.

Turnitin Maintenance Alert – Saturday 01/07/2017

Turnitin (anti-plagiarism) software will undergo essential maintenance on Saturday 01/07/2017 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CST. During this 8 hour window, Turnitin assignments will not be available. This does not affect regular eLearning assignments; it only affects Turnitin assignments. Users are requested to plan accordingly.

eLearning Outage Scheduled – Dec.23 (10pm) – Dec.24 (1pm)

An eLearning outage has been scheduled for 10pm Friday, December 23rd until 1pm Saturday, December 24th. This 15hr maintenance window will be used to upgrade eLearning. During this time, eLearning will not be accessible. If you have any questions, please contact elearning@utdallas.edu.

Merge Course Requests

The new Merge Courses Tool is now available in eLearning for faculty use. This new tool allows faculty to select the courses to combine, click [Merge], and immediately create the new merged course. For instructions on how to access and use the new Merge Courses Tool in eLearning, view the short video tutorial below.  Please contact elearning@utdallas.edu if you have any questions.

 

VIDEO: Merge Courses Tool Walk-Through