Learning Technologies

Keep Your Courses Safe: Backing Up Course Content in VIULearn

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on April 14, 2021 - 2:11pm

Every summer, VIULearn will permanently delete any courses that are two years or older as a part of our annual Course Cleanup process. In this session, we will be discussing the Course Cleanup process in more detail and showing you how you can export and save a copy of any courses that are two years or older and that may be caught and deleted as part of this Cleanup process.

Keep Your Courses Safe: Backing Up Course Content in VIULearn

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on April 14, 2021 - 11:57am

Every summer, VIULearn will permanently delete any courses that are two years or older as a part of our annual Course Cleanup process. In this session, we will be discussing the Course Cleanup process in more detail and showing you how you can export and save a copy of any courses that are two years or older and that may be caught and deleted as part of this Cleanup process.

Keep Your Courses Safe: Backing Up Course Content in VIULearn

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on April 14, 2021 - 11:55am

Every summer, VIULearn will permanently delete any courses that are two years or older as a part of our annual Course Cleanup process. In this session, we will be discussing the Course Cleanup process in more detail and showing you how you can export and save a copy of any courses that are two years or older and that may be caught and deleted as part of this Cleanup process.

Keep Your Courses Safe: Backing Up Course Content in VIULearn

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on April 14, 2021 - 11:53am

Every summer, VIULearn will permanently delete any courses that are two years or older as a part of our annual Course Cleanup process. In this session, we will be discussing the Course Cleanup process in more detail and showing you how you can export and save a copy of any courses that are two years or older and that may be caught and deleted as part of this Cleanup process.

VIU's Learning Technologies Ask Me Anything

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on November 5, 2020 - 3:24pm

The Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning is now offering weekly Ask Me Anything sessions. In these sessions, members from our technical team will be available for 60 minute sessions to answer any technical questions you may have about VIULearn, VIUOnline Rooms, VIUTube, or VIUBlogs. Join as many sessions as you would like to hear other people's questions and the responses. If we can’t answer a question right then and there we will follow up with you in an email.

Dates: Wednesdays, 12:30 - 1:30 til December 16

VIULearn Discussion Forums: Make them Count

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on October 1, 2020 - 2:04pm

Discussion forums are a popular way to mediate student discussions in an online learning environment. In this session we will talk about strategies for developing meaningful and engaging discussions as well as ways to evaluate and grade them.

There will be a demonstration of the Discussions tool and time for Q&A at the end of the session.

Date: Tuesday, November 17, 1:00 - 2:30 pm

Registration: https://inviu.viu.ca/TinyUrl.cfm?ID=359

Tools for Assessment Studio: Assignments

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on October 1, 2020 - 11:59am

Have you set up one or more assignments in your VIULearn course, but still have some questions about how they can be better used for assessment? Are you thinking about using the assignment tool but have some questions about how it works and what the best options are?

Bring your ideas and questions to this studio session and members of the CIEL team will facilitate a discussion of ideas and options, paying specific attention to the best approaches and tools available.

Tools for Assessment Studio: What is the New Normal?

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on October 1, 2020 - 11:50am

You have finally figured out the “new” normal of teaching online. Now you are thinking about how you are going to assess your students. Maybe you want to adapt your current assessments to the online environment. Maybe you have a few ideas or have tried a few things, but you are not exactly sure how they will work or if you are taking the best approach.

Bring your ideas and questions to this studio session and members of the CIEL team will facilitate a discussion of ideas and options, paying specific attention to the best approaches and tools available.

Tools for Assessment Studio: Quizzes

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on October 1, 2020 - 11:48am

Have you set up one or more quizzes in your VIULearn course, but still have some questions about how they can be better used for assessment? Are you thinking about using the quiz tool but have some questions about how they work and what the best options are?

Bring your ideas and questions to this studio session and members of the CIEL team will facilitate a discussion of ideas and options, paying specific attention to the best approaches and tools available.