Monthly Archives: September 2011

Compass Tips and Tricks: Creating a Paper Copy of an Assessment

Last time we talked about how easy it is to move an assessment from one Compass site to another, but sometimes you really need to print out an online assessment. For example, maybe a student missed the online time frame … Continue reading

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CITES ATS now on Facebook

For those of you who use Facebook, it is now possible to get updates in eLearning news and workshops from CITES Academic Technology Services in your feed. The new page, C.I.T.E.S. Academic Technology Services, University of Illinois, will share information … Continue reading

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How-To Tuesday: RSS for Teaching, Learning, & Research

Join us in 23 Illini Hall today at 1:30 pm for a How-To Tuesday workshop on using RSS for teaching, learning, and research. This hands-on workshop will explain what exactly RSS is, and how follow blogs and other websites using … Continue reading

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Meet with your group partners in Facebook via Hoot

Hoot.me is a Facebook app that could be potentially valuable to students, instructors, and group collaborators alike. Once installed, users can invite Facebook friends to a real-time group study session. There is also a group video chat option for face-to-face … Continue reading

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New Infographic on Social Networking in Education

A recent infographic created by Column Five Media for the SocialCast blog explains how instructors are using social media in education. The information pertains primarily to K-12 education, but the basic trends relate to social media in higher education, too. … Continue reading

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Compass Tips and Tricks: Moving Assessments Between Course Sites

Many times we have a test or quiz in one Compass course site and we’d like to use it in another site. Here are the steps to accomplish this: You must have Instructor or Designer privileges in both the borrowing … Continue reading

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