Oncourse

Hurry up with your Canvas migration. It is easy!

Oncourse becomes retired on August 30, 2016. If you haven’t moved your Oncourse data by then, you may be making much more work for yourself than you need to. The Canvas Migration Tool should be used by February 2017. Best feature about the migration tool is that it puts a copy of your migrated data… Read more »

The next phase of Next.IU – Video Solutions

Do you use video with your class? Have you been waiting for a tool that makes it easier to pull it all together? This fall 2014, we will pilot various video management tools as part of Next.IU (the ongoing investigation into next-generation learning technologies at Indiana University). Use audio-visual materials like video to capture the… Read more »

Need training for your class? Request it!

It can be hard to teach effectively if your students don’t have the basic technology skills they need. Did you know that IT Training can provide workshops specifically for your class? All you need to do is ask. Most of our workshops are available for special request, which means we can teach your class (or… Read more »

it2go Episode 66 – Welcome Week Workshops

On this week’s episode, we’re talking about some of the Welcome Week Workshops we’re hosting online and in classrooms at IT Training the week of August 26th. Join us! it2go – The IT Training Podcast Follow us on Twitter Like Us on Facebook Add us on iTunes

The (too) long path home

I’ve encountered a problem I never thought I’d have: I’m too organized. No one looking at my office (or my house) would suspect it, but all of my computer files are very neatly stored and nested, sub-folder within sub-folder. My virtual desktop is almost completely empty, save a few shortcuts. Any time I see two… Read more »

Oncourse Assignments: No more paper cuts!

A few years ago I made the decision to stop grading papers. This might come as a bit of a surprise to my Spanish students, as they still have to do homework and write research papers. What I really did was come to the conclusion that I was done with paper. I was spending way… Read more »

Oncourse Tests & Surveys tool: Set it up

Oncourse’s Tests & Surveys tool lets instructors change a wide variety of settings in the assessments they create. Students should pay attention to these options too, as different settings might change their test-taking strategies. Under Settings, instructors can specify delivery dates for their assessments, including whether or not to accept late submissions. In addition they… Read more »

Oncourse is your new best friend

Oncourse, the open source learning management system that is used by IU, was created right here – and is constantly being revised, tweaked, and improved.  (Technically Oncourse is our version of Sakai).  Oncourse provides a place for collaboration and learning for faculty and students. Every course taught at IU automatically gets an Oncourse site. The… Read more »