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_For many Moodle forum discussion assignments, it is advantageous to limit the number of participants by creating groups of 5-6 students. This will reduce the chance of eliciting repetitive responses and overwhelming students with too many posts to read. ...
This knowledge base (KB) article shows you how to access the Classrooms Server from a Mac using the Remote Desktop Connection application. This method specifically applies to SVE 204 and is accurate for 2013SEM2. This is helpful for students and faculty ...
Are you seeing this? When clicking the "Webmail" link from Inside Augsburg opens a personal Gmail account instead of your Augsburg email, try one of the following options. If using Augsburg computers, it is best to always access personal Gmail via an in...
Increase a Moodle site's usability by adding activity completion check boxes. Allow site visitors to check off activities as they are completed or for the activity to dynamically mark itself as completed after certain requirements are met. This feature se...
Students can view and purchase required course materials directly from the Moodle course site. * Select the desired course from your Moodle dashboard. * Click the "Turn editing on" button at the top right-hand corner of your course page. * Select E...
BEFORE THE ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE * Zoom "Basic" accounts allow unlimited time connections between two locations. Everyone on campus can have a Basic account connected to their Augsburg account. For 3 or more locations requiring connections longer than 4...
BIBLIOGRAPHIC TOOLS OVERVIEW Please see your LFC if you have any questions.   RefWorks: * New reworks releasing late-2016 will be able to store docs like PDFs, in the cloud * New version will be able to upload a document from your computer, so ...
Click to watch a tutorial video (1 minute) on how to change session names in a Moodle course (this specific video refers to the Collapsed Topics format): http://screencast.com/t/WNoZ0ru1QyL [http://screencast.com/t/WNoZ0ru1QyL] (keywords: moodle, cha...
You are always welcome to contact the TechDesk or your Liaison For Computing or the Tech Desk if you would like in-person help or a more detailed explanation of any of the following information. A brief overview of steps to change augnet password: 1. B...
This article will provide you with instructions on how to connect your ChromeBook with our Augsburg wireless network. * Click the Wifi icon at the botton on the task bar, then select "No network". * In the EAP method tab, select PEAP. * For the Se...
The projectors in Foss 20a, 20b, 21a, 21b, 22b, 42, Old Main 202, OGC 111, 112, 114, 200, 201, 202 have the ability to wirelessly project from your mobile device or computer. You'll need to download the app: Get the app for the iPad or iPhone [https:/...
This article will describe the necessary steps for you to be able to connect to rdp using your iPad. * Find and download the app "PocketCloud" from the App Store. * After you've installed "PocketCloud" open the app and tap on "Skip Wizard" * Tap o...
Once you have your ArcGIS Online account set up (see link at the bottom of this article for info on requesting an account), you can begin creating maps and apps. The first step is to create a map in ArcGIS. The map, along with multi-media (e.g., audio, vi...
Sometimes you may have a file you want to share that is too large to attach to an email. In that case, you can save the file in your www folder and then email a link to the file instead. Follow these steps: * Choose a nicely-formatted name for your fil...
ADD INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT OFFICE STAFF TO SPECIFIC SECTIONS ON THEIR CONTACT PAGE This only applies to the Institutional Advancement office. IA has a contact page that separates its staff into 4 sections: Leadership, Philanthropy & Support, Engage...
This tutorial will show you how to disable Javascript in any internet browser. _WHY WOULD I WANT TO DISABLE JAVASCRIPT?_ Javascript allows internet pages to do more complicated things than display stationary text and pictures. This includes more us...
By default, you may find that no events show up on the calendar in Astra Scheduling software. To show events and classes, follow these steps: * Open "Advanced Search Settings" as shown below: * Check the boxes that say "Include Events" and "Include A...
The link for the GAE (Google Apps for Education) Resource list of shared group email accounts and calendars is only available on campus or remotely, via RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol). Once IT has set up a resource for a shared group purpose, non-IT staff ...
The Assignment activity in this year's version of Moodle has some significant changes for grading. View this video [https://youtu.be/NCoo7OfIsrs] to learn about the new features. (keywords:legacy grade, advanced grade, PDF grading) http://go.augsburg.edu...
_Annotate video clips you already have by adding interactive elements such as quiz questions and summaries using the H5P activity. If you record a new video, consider indicating "it is time for a question" in the narration to mark the moments when you wil...
_If you hear from students that they are not able to post to one of your Moodle discussion forums, it may be due to those forums being set to use groups but you have not put students into your groups yet. Those forums won't work for students until you do....
Do you ever see this window after clicking a link to a Google Drive resource (a doc or a video)? Don't click "Request access!" Instead, follow the steps below. Here is how to gain access to the Google Drive file: * Sign out of your personal Gmail by...
It may be helpful to hide individual activities and resources when building a course where students have access to the course. You can also hide the entire course or a section of a course (see links at the end of this article). Here are the steps to hide ...
A number of processes explained in this article are beneficial for the work of Department Chairs. Establishing regular communication with your LFC (Liaison for Computing) will enable IT to best support the needs of your department. AAC (ACADEMIC AFFAIRS...
This article addresses common questions posed by faculty who are transitioning from full-time teaching to retirement. Department heads review a list of faculty associated with their department and mark any accounts which need to be deleted, usually instru...
Summarize the function of the topic being documented here. Identify the audience for this article either in the summary or in the Subject (.e.g Faculty/Staff, Students, All Users) or both. Include important notes or warnings in red here. * Step 1 * St...
This article will explain the basics of how to create a map using ArcGIS Online, a cloud-based mapping platform. * Log into ArcGIS Online: https://www.arcgis.com/home/index.html [https://www.arcgis.com/home/index.html] * Select "Map" from the horizont...
YouTube videos can be made available to the wider community for enabling volunteers to add closed-captioning. * Use media transcription standards such as those adopted by the FCC. These include: accurate spelling, sentence case, proper grammar and punct...
_There may be situations (e.g., in-class quizzes or writing assignments, presentations, etc.) where students are not going to submit work through Moodle, but you want to provide feedback and add the grade in the Moodle gradebook. The BEST way to do this i...
Customize your Moodle dashboard to see all courses (instead of them appearing on Future / In Progress / Past tabs). The Course Overview block should now be expanded by default. * If the Course Overview block is collapsed, then click the plus sign in th...
Do you miss having a way to search for a course on Moodle or miss the course categories? This how-to article explains how to access these items. * Click the plus sign to expand the Navigation block. * Click the "Courses" link at the bottom of the bloc...
Use the Gradebook View (Tri-)Toggle button to temporarily change what appears in the Grader report (spreadsheet view for instructors). To permanently change the order of the Course Total column, see other knowledgebase article links at the bottom of this ...
To change the way in which _only_ the Course Total displays: * From the Administration block, click "Gradebook Setup". * Click the top "Edit" link under the Actions column. * Under the "Category total" section > the "Grade display type" needs to b...
By default, grade items appear as the "Real" values in the Moodle gradebook, generally this results in the points earned being displayed. To change the format all grade items: * From the Administration block, click "Gradebook Setup". * Click the "Co...
New items added to a Moodle course end up at the end of the grade book. To move items individually or as a group to a different category or chronology, follow these steps: * From the main course page under the Administration block, click "Gradebook set...
There is a new way to print at Augsburg! Instead of installing individual printers, you will install one print queue which will hold your print job. Then you will go to any printer set up to work with the queue and scan your fob. Tap your print job on the...
Dividing students into small group (5-6 people per group) can help facilitate lively discussion and reduce forum overload for students and faculty. Here is how to tell (and change) whether a Moodle forum (or other type of activity) is using Groups: *...
To salvage a file, such as a Microsoft Word document (from your Augnet Folder) that was lost, follow these steps: * Open the person's H-drive and check for a temporary file. If one is found, open it through Microsoft Word normally if a doc file. Otherw...
You may occasionally have reason to slightly rename your moodle course, such as when: * You are sharing your courses with other instructors, for cooperative course development and want to clearly identify which course is yours as more and more cours...
WHAT IS ARCGIS ONLINE? GIS stands for Graphic Information System. The Online version of ArcGIS allows one to use, create, and share maps, layers, analytics, and data. Arc mapping software is created by ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute). Ba...
If the video is not playing click on this link to download the video: http://web.augsburg.edu/it/kb_videos/ReserveClassroomNew.mp4 [http://web.augsburg.edu/it/kb_videos/ReserveClassroomNew.mp4] This video shows you how to reserve a classroom using Augsb...
Participants who are joining a Zoom meeting (not hosting) can access the meeting in the following way. Note: The very first time you join a Zoom meeting from a particular computer, you will be prompted to download and install the program. Follow the promp...
WHAT TECHNOLOGY SHOULD BE CONSIDERED FOR MEETINGS? * LFCs would love to show a new tech tool or tip for 5 minutes at Department meetings. * Allow extra time for setup and audio/video troubleshooting if using web conferencing software. * Share presen...
_VIEWING W2S ONLINE (FACULTY AND STAFF)_ Faculty and Staff can view and print their W2s online through Agresso Web / Administrative Self Service > Prerequisites: PDF viewer application (such as Adobe Reader > [http://get.adobe.com/reader/]); Enable pop...
This article explains how to manually set up your Windows 7 computer to use the AUGSBURG wireless network. Only use this procedure if automatically connecting to the AUGSBURG network does not perform as expected. - Prior to initiating steps please verif...
This knowledgebase article covers the following topics: set up your Augsburg Zoom account, connecting to meetings, and commonly used features of Zoom. The first time you connect to Zoom from a computer, you will be prompted to download and install the pro...
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