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To access another instructor’s Blackboard course contents, please contact that course’s instructor and request to be manually enrolled as an instructor in that Blackboard course. To enroll you as an instructor, the other instructor will need to:
UIC has an institutional license to Gradescope that allows all instructors and TAs to log in to Gradescope using your UIC credentials.
Gradescope is integrated with Blackboard. An account will be created for you automatically the first time you use Gradescope.
To work on your files in the Virtual Computer Lab environment you can copy them from your local machine by using OneDrive or, if using a Windows computer, directly from your local drive by taking the following steps:
If you're connected to the Virtual Computer lab and find that the Start button doesn't appear to work on the desktop, you can find and run programs using the "Start Menu" folder on the desktop by doing the following:
The Echo360 Transcript Editor allows editing, in order to make corrections, to the automatically generated text provided by Amazon ASR service.
Inline grading has been updated with a new tool called Bb Annotate which can be used to post annotations to student assignment submissions in the Grade Center. Bb Annotate has replaced Box View. The tool is available when viewing most student assignment submissions.
This article summarizes how to add and caption embedded clips in Panopto.
Echo360 allows instructors to add interactive slides into their presentation, of which there are five activities to choose from: Multiple choice, Short answer, Image quiz, Ordered list, and Numerical.
By default, Blackboard courses are visible only to the instructor until instructors choose to make the course available to students.
Students can submit their finished assignment work through the link provided by the instructor.
The process for creating additional links to Echo360 sections is the same as for a single section.
Technology Solutions has three types of AV systems available for use in common classrooms.
A “beta” release of a new Chromebook extension for LockDown Browser is currently available for exams delivered in Blackboard Learn (Original view).
This version of the LockDown Browser Chromebook extension also supports Respondus Monitor.
During the beta period, instructors will need to allow the use of LockDown Browser for Chromebook on a per exam basis.
Original Course View
Echo360 Universal Capture application can be installed to a PC to use as personal capture software to record your screen and an additional video source.
This article summarizes how to troubleshoot when your students cannot access your Panopto videos. If it appears that the requests are coming from all students, it is likely occurring because the Panopto videos in your current course weren't copied over correctly from the previous course. You can either email LTS@uic.edu or follow the steps described here.
Often when pasting into Blackboard text retains the formatting from Microsoft Word and requires some steps to correct it.
The following tip can be used to confirm lecture capture is detecting an audio signal.
Original Course View
Under some circumstances, users have issues when trying to log into Echo360 ALP using the Safari browser on a Macintosh. Site will ask to enter an email, and then to select affiliation, and then it goes back to the enter email screen.This cycle repeats. This is related to how Safari treats third party cookies. Prevent Cross Site Tracking should be unchecked.
Explains how someone can upload PowerPoints in Blackboard
You can take a test in Blackboard Ultra
You can take a test in Blackboard Original
You can use discussion boards in Blackboard to share thoughts and ideas about class materials