Category Archives: Compass 2g

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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Blackboard Mobile App for Illinois Compass 2g

We would like to take the opportunity to remind you of the availability of the Blackboard Mobile Learn app. This app is a free download for faculty, students, and staff for use with Illinois Compass 2g.  All users of the Illinois … 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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Check for plagiarism on the fly with SafeAssign’s DirectSubmit

The semester is coming to an end, and students are turning in papers.  We all want to be confident of the academic integrity of student’s work.    I don’t expect plagiarism, but it’s something we all need to watch out for. … 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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Inline Grading for Assignments Now Available in Illinois Compass 2g

On June 19, 2013, the inline grading function was added to Illinois Compass 2g. This function allows an instructor to grade directly within the Grade Center rather than needing to download assignments, grade or add comments, and then upload them … 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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