Monthly Archives: August 2012

What to do if You Can’t See the Course Menu in an Illinois Compass 2g Course

An easy thing to check is to make sure that you have the left-hand navigation pane expanded. If the pane is hidden, there will be a slim bar along the left-hand side of the screen (light gray in the example). … Continue reading

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Using Respondus to Migrate Tests, Surveys, and Pools Between Illinois Compass 2g Courses

In the example below, we are using a test with question sets, but this method will work with surveys and individual pools as well. To get started, if you haven’t done so already, download Respondus from the WebStore using the … Continue reading

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Adding Instructors and Teaching Assistants to an Illinois Compass 2g Course

In Illinois Compass 2g (powered by Blackboard Learn), instructors can add other instructors to their course spaces as well as assign other roles to users such as the role of Teaching Assistant or Grader. To get started, go to your … Continue reading

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NetFiles To Be Retired in December: Improved Alternatives Available Now

NetFiles To Be Retired in December:  Improved Alternatives Available Now Dear Colleagues, We are writing to inform you that CITES NetFiles will be retired December 21, 2012.  The retirement of this service has been endorsed by the IT Council and … Continue reading

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Illinois Compass 2g Upgrades

The Illinois Compass 2g service on campus is powered by Blackboard’s latest learning management system known as Blackboard Learn 9.1. One of the primary advantages of using this application is our ability to easily roll out the latest tools and … Continue reading

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Transitioning to Compass 2g? It’s easier than you think!

It’s the first morning of two half day sessions, and twelve instructors are reviewing an online app describing key changes between Illinois Compass and Compass 2g. So far, no one is crying or breaking a sweat. The instructors are attending … Continue reading

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