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
There are 3 ways to access TurnItIn originality reports in Webcourses@UCF: View the originality report from the SpeedGrader tool View the originality report from Grades View the originality report from the Assignment tool For Instructors How to set up TurnItIn … Continued
If you are using Safari 7+ and experiencing issues with Tegrity, please follow these steps to ensure that your plug-ins are not being disabled Tegrity automatically times out after one hour on a non-playback page, or after three hours on a playback … 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
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In most cases you can click a link in Webcourses@UCF to directly access Tegrity lectures. However, some browsers will block the Tegrity link by default. The following steps will allow you to override this behavior. Opening Tegrity in Google Chrome Click … Continued
Note: These instructions are for the Windows operating system. If you experience buffering in OS X, please run Software Update. Windows Media Player streaming settings can become corrupted causing Tegrity to constantly appear to be buffering. The following steps will … Continued
These instructions will walk you through the process of subscribing to the video podcast for your Tegrity course. This will require iTunes which is free to install. NOTE: The video podcast does not include the instructor camera. Log in to … Continued
If you are using Safari 7+ and experiencing issues with Tegrity, please follow these steps to ensure that your plug-ins are not being disabled: https://help.tegrity.com/troubleshooting-recording-will-not-play-when-using-safari-7.html
Please visit Tegrity’s site for the most current browsers, versions and add-ins.
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
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 contact … Continued
Click the image below to play the Webcourses@UCF Student Tour.
A Rubric is an assessment tool for communicating expectations of quality. Rubrics are typically comprised of rows and columns. Rows are used to define the various criteria being used to assess an assignment. Columns are used to define levels of … Continued
Announcements allow instructors to communicate with students about course activities. 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, Webcourses@UCF notifies students according to their … Continued
Canvas 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 be … Continued
Access Webcourses@UCF through UCFMobile Webcourses@UCF can be accessed through iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android devices using the following applications: UCFMobile (includes Canvas for iOS/Android): http://ucfmobile.ucf.edu Canvas by Instructure (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch app): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/canvas-by-instructure/id480883488?mt=8 Canvas by Instructure (Android Phones and Tablets): … Continued
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 real-time. View Groups Groups … Continued
Modules allow for organization of course content and help control the flow of your course. Video: http://guides.instructure.com/s/2204/m/4210/l/40797-what-are-modules-video
Grades can serve as a communication tool between students and instructors and allow instructors to track the progress of students. The Gradebook stores all information about student progress in the course, measuring both letter grades and course outcomes.
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
Assignments include Quizzes, graded Discussions, and online submissions (i.e. files, images, text, URLs, etc.) Assignments in Webcourses@UCF can be used to challenge students’ understanding and help assess competency by using a variety of media.
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.
The course Home Page is the first page that students see when they enter a course. It is also the page students see when they click on the Home link in their Course Navigation. As the instructor, and based on … Continued
Your instructor may create groups within a course that allows students to form their own group’s membership, rather than being assigned to a group. If your instructor has has allowed you to self enroll into groups, please follow these directions: … Continued
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 course yet (this can take up to 24 … Continued
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 payment is received. Drop for non-payment is an automated university process that runs … Continued
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. Click the title of … Continued
It is important to prepare your computer to operate in the Webcourses@UCF environment. Please make the following adjustments to your computer: Check Your Browser Some browsers and older version of browsers are not support. Please click here to check your … Continued
Here are some key things to know in order to access online courses at UCF successfully using JAWS: Pressing the Arrow Keys in Canvas Gives No Response from JAWS When you load a page in Canvas after logging in, conventional … Continued
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 or Courses & Groups … Continued
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 new assignments that need … Continued
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. The assignment is not locked (e.g. … Continued