How do I set my Notification Preferences? Webcourses@UCF includes a set of default notification preferences for your account. However, you can set your own notification preferences that connect with your linked web services and other contact methods in in your Profile … Continued
Troubleshooting Panopto Access Issues Most issues accessing Panopto from Webcourses@UCF are caused by web browser security settings. If you click Panopto Videos and see the following login prompt, you will need to adjust these settings: Option 1 – Allow Cookies … Continued
Building an ePortfolio in Webcourses@UCF Most students use the ePortfolio wizard in Webcourses@UCF when building a portfolio. However, this prevents grading instructors from seeing content from other courses the student is enrolled in. The most effective method is to create ePortfolios by having … Continued
Notes in Panopto Panopto allows you to take notes while viewing content. These notes will be available to you any time you revisit the recording. Please view the Taking Notes in Panopto guide.
System Requirements for Viewing Panopto Recordings Panopto supports most modern opearting systems, web browsers, and devices. Please review the Panopto viewing requirements page for current supported versions.
Viewing Panopto Recordings Please ensure that your computer meets the Panopto viewing requirements. The following guides will help you get the most out of the Panopto player. Panopto Player Overview Taking Notes If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact … Continued
Panopto Availability Panopto is available across many platforms and devices. Accessing Panopto Via Webcourses@UCF Browse to your course in Webcourses@UCF. Click Panopto Videos in the course navigation menu. NOTE: This should be the first way Panopto is accessed each semester. … Continued
Lecture Capture with Panopto Panopto is a video lecture capture technology used in some UCF courses. Panopto System Requirements Panopto Support Documentation Request Technical Support Classroom Assistance: For assistance using Panopto in a classroom, please contact the Office of Instructional Resources … Continued
Video Introduction to RealizeIt for Students Click the image below to preview the RealizeIT Student Tour.
Adaptive Learning & RealizeIT Adaptive learning, branded by UCF as “personalized learning,” presents each student with an individual learning experience by allowing each student to progress on their own personal learning path through an adaptive learning course. The adaptive learning … Continued
ProctorHub Frequently Asked Questions for Students What is ProctorHub? ProctorHub is an integration that assists UCF faculty members with quiz and exam authentication while helping to curb cheating. By utilizing test takers’ webcams and the modern features of current web … Continued
Configuring Flash with ProctorHub During quizzes that are set up to be viewed one question at a time, ProctorHub may cause Flash to ask for permission to access your computer’s camera and microphone on each question. The following steps will … Continued
eTextbook Essentials UCF’s Mobile Initiative Team at CDL has been busy developing an eTextbook course called eTextbook Essentials. eTextbook Essentials is a professional development course open to UCF instructors, and will eventually be open to faculty from other universities. The course is … Continued
UCF Apps All UCF faculty and students now have access to many of the software applications required for coursework, at no additional out-of-pocket cost! Students can use critical Windows applications such as SAS, SPSS, Microsoft Office, and ArcGIS anytime (24/7), … Continued
Mobile Essentials UCF’s Mobile Initiative Team at CDL has been busy developing a mobile learning course called Mobile Essentials. Mobile Essentials is a professional development course open to UCF instructors, and will eventually be open to faculty from other universities. … Continued
TurnItIn Many instructors rely on Turnitin.com services for plagiarism education, prevention, and detection. Turnitin is also a valuable tool for grading and peer reviews. There are 3 ways to access TurnItIn originality reports in Webcourses@UCF: View the originality report from … Continued
Student Testimonials How Will I Succeed? Self motivation – It will be up to you to check the online course calendar to ensure you complete your work before the deadlines without prompting from your instructor. Effective time management – An online … Continued
Faculty Testimonials Dr. Lori Walters – US Space History The first time you login to the course do some exploring. Take a look at every feature that is open at the time. Many instructors like to make sure you can … Continued
Interested in Online Classes at UCF? Not yet enrolled at UCF? You can view the Knights Online testimonials and tutorials using the three links below or the links located in the navigation menu to the left of this page. Overview … Continued
System Status For Webcourses@UCF update details and other CDL events, please visit the CDL Updates Newsletter Archive. System Events Live Twitter Feeds Monday, June 3 starting at 2 AM ET. Users will not be able to access Webcourses@UCF for up … Continued
This module will allow you to interact with the Webcourses@UCF user interface using the top five tools used by students in an online course. While navigating through this module you will experience firsthand how to complete the following tasks in … Continued
This module discusses the characteristics and features of the Webcourses@UCF online course management system. Meet five veteran faculty who introduce you to their online courses and share expectations common to many other online faculty. Students who haven’t taken online classes … Continued
This module discusses the behaviors and habits that make a student successful in an online course. Students who are already registered for an online class might find this most relevant. There are five video testimonials from UCF online students answering … Continued
Miscellaneous Support Materials Most of these resources are referred to in other parts of our website and documentation. They are collected here since they do not fall into broadly defined categories. For Everyone Computer Settings How to Login to Webcourses@UCF … Continued
Chat The Chat tool in Webcourses@UCF allows students and teachers to interact in real time. Chat makes it easy to communicate with your students in real time, all in one place. Use Chat to: Give students an opportunity to immediately … Continued
An Introduction to Webcourses@UCF for Students Click the image below to play the Webcourses@UCF Student Tour.
What is the Rich Content Editor? Webcourses@UCF has a built-in word processor for creating new content (assignments, announcement, discussions, blogs etc.). The Rich Content Editor is sophisticated enough to support embedding video content, math formula, and other rich media. View a … Continued
Using the People Tool People allows course members to see who else is in the course and what role they have. Click here for a video introduction to the People tool. Instructors also have the ability to add an Observer … Continued
How do I take a Quiz? You can easily take a quiz by accessing the Quizzes page.
What are Outcomes? Outcomes allow the administration and faculty to track mastery in a course. You can import Account, State, and Common Core Standards into your course. You can create nested outcomes by dragging and dropping outcomes to create structure. … Continued
Announcements Announcements allow instructors to communicate with students about course activities. Use this guide to create announcements. View Announcements Announcements are used to communicate with students about the logistics of your course. As soon as you have submitted an Announcement, … Continued
How do I Attach a File to a Discussion Reply? Both students and instructors have the option to attach a file to a Discussion reply. This is sometimes used in grade assignments, or in group peer review activities.
Using Discussions Webcourses@UCF provides an integrated system for focused and threaded discussions so that both instructors and students alike can start and contribute to as many discussion topics as desired. Discussions are date stamped when created, or replied to, and can … Continued
Access Webcourses@UCF through UCFMobile Webcourses@UCF can be accessed through iOS (iPhone, iPad) and Android smartphones and tablets using the following applications: UCFMobile Includes Canvas by Instructure (iOS/Android): http://ucfmobile.ucf.edu Canvas by Instructure for iOS/Android Canvas by Instructure shares many of the … Continued
Students Groups in Webcourses@UCF Groups are used as a collaborative tool for students who are working on projects or group assignments. A group workspace is created where students can create wiki pages, announcements, and discussions, calendar events, and chat in … Continued
What are Modules? Modules allow for organization of course content and help control the flow of the course. Modules for Instructors Video introduction to Modules Modules for Students
Grades vs. Grade Book Students have access to their Grades, which can serve as a communication tool between students and instructors. Students have the ability to enter a What If grade to calculate their own performance, and can also see … Continued
What are Collaborations? Collaborations are web-based tools like Google Docs and EtherPad that allow multiple users to work together on the same document at the same time. Collaborative documents are saved in real-time, meaning a change made by any of … Continued
Quizzes and Surveys in Webcourses@UCF Quizzes in Webcourses@UCF are assignments that can be used to challenge student understanding and assess comprehension of course material. The quiz tool is used to create and administer online quizzes and surveys. Surveys are generally … Continued
Why Doesn’t My Class Show Up in Webcourses@UCF? If you are a student and log into Webcourses@UCF but do not see a course listed there, then there are several possibilities: You just registered and have not been added to the … Continued
What Happens if a Student has not Fully Paid for their Online Course? Students who have outstanding payment due are dropped from courses for which they have not fully paid. This action will lock students out of online courses until full … Continued
View Instructor’s On-Page Comments Instructor comments appear in your Inbox. However, if your instructor used the built-in comment feature (called Crocodoc) to add grade marks, comments, and highlights directly to you submitted paper, then follow these steps: Click on Assignments. … Continued
What do you need for Webcourses@UCF? It is important to prepare your computer to operate in the Webcourses@UCF environment. Please make the following adjustments to your computer: Supported Operating Systems Windows 7 Mac OS X or later iOS Android Check … Continued
Webcourses@UCF and JAWS Overall Accessibility and Webcourses@UCF Screen Readers and Browsers Webcourses@UCF supports the following screen reader and browser combinations: Macintosh: VoiceOver (latest version for Safari) PC: JAWS (latest version for Internet Explorer 10 & 11) PC: NVDA (latest version for … Continued
Logging in to Webcourses@UCF Navigate to https://webcourses.ucf.edu. Log in using your NID and Password. To look up your NID, go to What is my NID? If you forgot your password, go to What is my NID Password? Hover over Courses … Continued
Manage Your Recent Activities When you first log into Webcourses@UCF (Canvas), your Recent Activity page shows updates of events in each of your courses. This page can be a handy summary of new events, letting you know which courses have … Continued
What Appears in the To-Do List? These are the rules that govern what appears in the “To Do” list: The assignment is due no later than a week from now. The assignment is due no earlier than 4 weeks ago. … Continued
Can I Preview a File in Webcourses@UCF? You can preview many file types in a course, group, or personal file storage area, including: .docx .pptx .xlsx .ppsx Here is the full list of supported file types.
How to add External Links to a Module In some Modules, you may see an item listed in the table of contents that has a chain-linked symbol in front of its title. This icon identifies a content link that will … Continued