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Candidate's Guide to Creating a AAUP Portfolio for Submission to Interfolio
Candidate's Guide to Creating a AAUP Portfolio for Submission to Interfolio Interfolio is a secure, user-friendly interface that allows candidates to quickly and easily assemble a packet of materials for their review and submit these materials online. This article explains what to expect as the...
rating 27 May, 2020
Review a Portfolio Submission in Interfolio
The article is in the process of being developed. Reviewer's guide an Interfolio AAUP Portfolio for Submission Interfolio is a secure, user-friendly interface that allows candidates to quickly and easily assemble a packet of materials for their review and submit these materials online. This...
rating 27 May, 2020
How to Associate a Rubric With an Assessment
Once associated with an item, Rubrics are visible under the Grading settings of Assignments, Blogs, Journals, Wikis, and Discussion Board threads and forums, and through the Edit Column Information menu option in the Grade Center. 1. From the Grading settings of an assessment click the Add...
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How to Grade With a Rubric in Blackboard
A Rubric will need to be associated to an assignment prior to grading. Gradable Rubrics can be associated with Blackboard Assignments, Essay and Short Answer Test questions, Blogs, Journals, Wikis, and Discussion Board threads and forums. 1. Access the item to be graded and open the...
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How to Copy and Edit a Rubric
Copying a Rubric is helpful if you have similar assignments that use slightly different criteria. Copying should also be used to edit a rubric that has already been used for grading. 1. From the Control Panel, click Course Tools 2. Click Rubrics 3. Click the round drop down arrow next to a...
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How to Create a Rubric in Blackboard
1. From the Control Panel, click Course Tools 2. Click Rubrics 3. Click Create Rubric 4. Provide a name for the Rubric 5. Optionally, provide a Description 6. Optionally, edit the Rubric Grid (see below) 7. Click Submit Note: In addition to accessing Rubrics through Course Tools,...
rating 27 May, 2020
Committee Manager's Guide to Interfolio Review, Promotion, and Tenure
Committee Manager's Guide to Interfolio Review, Promotion, and Tenure Welcome to Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure! RPT allows you and your committee to deliberate and make important decisions about promotions in one easy and secure location. You can easily adapt your existing promotion...
rating 27 May, 2020
How to Create Groups in Blackboard
Go to the Control Panel, expand the User and Groups option, and click on "Groups" Decide whether you want to create one group, or a number of groups at the same time If you elect to create one group, decide if you want to assign students to the group, or let them self-enroll ...
rating 27 May, 2020
How to Grade a Paper Using a Rubric in Blackboard
Click the Attempt in the grade center to open the assignment Click the chevron below the Attempt grading boxes Click Essay Rubric Select chosen rubric elements and click submit
rating 27 May, 2020
How to Create an Assignment in Blackboard
Go the area of your course where you want to create the Assignment and select Assessment. Select Assignment Give your assignment a name and instructions for submission. Submission Details Select Assignment Type If group submission is selected follow the following steps ...
rating 27 May, 2020
Sign Up for Webex Account
Webex accounts are created using the instructions below, they are specific to Eastern and not related to the free accounts you can get at Webex's main site. Note, students do not need an account to join a presentation, only the host (professor) needs an account. Students can sign up if they want...
rating 27 May, 2020
How do I Add a Forum to the Discussion Board
This lesson covers creating a new forum in the Discussion Board area Click Create Forum Choose a Name and Description for the Forum Set the Availabiltiy Choose the Settings and grade if you'd like the grade to appear in the gradebook You can opt of grading, choose individual...
rating 26 May, 2020
How to Create Groups in Blackboard
Follow these steps to add a group to your course Go to the Control Panel, expand the User and Groups option, and click on "Groups" Decide whether you want to create one group, or a number of groups at the same time If you elect to create one group, decide if you want to assign students to...
rating 26 May, 2020
Webex Training - Breakout Sessions
This article covers creating a breakout session in Webex Training, facilitating breakout sessions, and sharing a past breakout session. To access Webex Training log into your Eastern's Webex account at https://easternct.webex.com/ and click the Webex training link at the The following video...
rating 22 May, 2020
Work at Home and Online Instruction Toolbox for Faculty and Staff
The following links and documentation are for IT tools and services that enable a variety of remote capability. Additionally, CIT is offering classes in Lib 436 going over this material. You can sign up using the form at Blackboard/Panopto Training - LIB 436 For faculty who have no previous...
rating 22 May, 2020
How to Create a Journal in Blackboard
Go to the course area within Blackboard where you want your journals to reside and choose Journal under Add Interactive Tool We have chosen to place the journals in the Course Documents area. You can create a page on which all of the journals will be listed, or you can just create one new...
rating 21 May, 2020
How to Create a Test in Blackboard
In Control Panel, select Course Tools then select Tests, Surveys and Pools Choose Tests Choose Build Test if you are creating a new test You may import a previously used Blackboard test that you exported from another course. Name the test and write a description Type Instructions...
rating 21 May, 2020
How to Create an Announcement in Blackboard
Select Announcements from the course menu Or, select Course Tools in the Control Panel and click Annoucements Click Create Announcment Add a title to the announcement in the Subject line You may also choose a different color for your announcement by choosing the contextual color...
rating 19 May, 2020
How to Upload a File in Blackboard
Files can be uploaded from a local drive or the course itself, and can be documents, spreadsheets, pdfs, Powerpoint, text, web, or zip file. 1. Choose the Course Area to which you would like to add a file and click on it 2. Click Build Content 3. Choose Item from the Drop Down Menu ...
rating 19 May, 2020
Email Individual(s) When an MS Form Is Submitted Using Power Automate
Email Individual(s) When an MS Form Is Submitted Using Power Automate This article covers Personal Forms and Group Form IDs Access Power Automate and Create The Flow Personalize your flow Note: You must first create the form for which you want to create an automated flow. Personal Forms...
rating 19 May, 2020
How to add a Weblink in Blackboard
Select and click the content area where you want to add the weblink Click Build Content and select URL from the menu Add a name for your link in the Name field and paste the URL into the URL field from your browser's address bar Be sure to type or copy and paste the entire url ,...
rating 19 May, 2020
Uploading a BlackBoard Avatar
Follow these instructions to upload a Blackboard avatar. Click the pull-down in the upper right corner of the BlackBoard window. The resulting pull-down, click lick personal information. On the next screen, click personalize my settings. On the resulting screen, click...
rating 18 May, 2020
Setting up a Webex Training Session
https://www.webex.co.in/support/getting-started.html#TC
rating 14 May, 2020
Inviting Non-Eastern Guests to MS Teams
MS Teams allows you to invite a guest speaker to a MS Teams meeting. The instructions work the same in both the Web version and the Desktop App version of Teams. The following instructions cover the setup and invitation of the guest and the initiation of the meeting and admitting of the guest: ...
rating 28 Apr, 2020
Blackboard Combined Sections Request
This form should be filled out by the course owner for the purpose of combining separate Blackboard sections into a single section. This is not for combining Cross Listed Courses. Cross Listed Courses should be combined automatically. IMPORTANT: The combination process will remove any content...
rating 22 Apr, 2020