Author Archives: Dan Hahn

How Students Review Test Questions and Feedback in Compass 2g

Often times students have difficulty locating where they can view the feedback you left them on an online test, or seeing the correct answers and the questions to study from. This is because it’s not immediately apparant how to see … Continue reading

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Reviewing Student Submissions from the Compass 2g Grade Center

You can check to see if there is a submission for a student by accessing the individual submission in the Full Grade Center. You can also follow these steps if you would like to check and see the comments you … Continue reading

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Learning Spaces Collaboratory Webinar

Transforming, Sandboxing, Repurposing Learning Spaces for Nurturing Creative Learning, Creative Learners: Lessons Learned from the LSC Experience When: Tuesday, September 16 2014, 2:30 PM – 4 PM (Central Time) Where: 2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL) We plan to provide light … Continue reading

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Teaching with Technology Brown Bag Series begins September 10

Sponsored by The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL) and CITES Academic Technology Services, the “Teaching with Technology” Brown Bag Series focuses on the intersection between new and emerging technologies and best practices in teaching and learning. This … Continue reading

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Using Select All in Discussion Boards

One of the known issues in the upgrade to the April 2014 release of Illinois Compass 2g is the Select All checkbox not functioning in the Tree View for Discussion Boards. We are working on a solution that defaults all … Continue reading

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Improving the Illinois Compass 2g Service

During this past summer, CITES upgraded Illinois Compass 2g from Blackboard Learn Service Pack 8 to Service Pack 11. Many enhancements were included in this upgrade including the addition of a Section Column in the Grade Center for Registrar Affiliated … Continue reading

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Blackboard Essentials for Teachers Available on Safari Books

Are you looking for another great resource for learning how to teach with Illinois Compass 2g (powered by Blackboard Learn)? I just found out about Blackboard Essentials for Teachers, and affiliates of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign have free … Continue reading

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New Features in Illinois Compass 2g for Fall 2013

CITES is hosting a series of sessions to promote Illinois Compass 2g. The sessions will provide an overview of the Illinois Compass 2g service with a focus on new features that were added over the summer of 2013. We will … Continue reading

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Accessing Lynda.com Tutorials on the iPad

We’ve talked before about Lynda.com when free access for University of Illinois faculty, staff and students was first announced. Many people who use the service may not realize, but you can also access the complete library of Lynda.com videos on … Continue reading

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Introducing the Illinois Compass 2g Demonstration Space

Are you new to Illinois Compass 2g and curious about how your colleagues on campus have been using it? CITES Academic Technology Services has been working hard on creating a Demonstration Site to illustrate some of the commonly used features … Continue reading

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