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Online Learning Blog

Welcome to the Online Learning Blog. Here you will find updates about supported software and instructional technologies like Drexel Learn, Collaborate and Camtasia, just to name a few. To view the full details of a post, click on the link provided. The blog is hosted in our SharePoint site, which you can access directly by going to the Online Learning Blog site. The site can be accessed anonymously; however, if you log in with your Drexel credentials, you will be able to add comments and search through posts.

How Enrollments Work in Drexel Learn

Saturday, September 20, 2014

In order to improve integration between Banner and Learn, there are some changes that will be taking place which may affect the roles users can have within Learn.

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Explaining the Available Course Roles

Monday, September 15, 2014

Instructors have the ability to add users to their course with a number of roles. These folks can be added to help teach, build or evaluate students in a course.

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Understanding the Running Total Option in Calculated Columns

Friday, September 12, 2014

When using the Grade Center to calculate total grades, there is an option to set the column as a Running Total. It is important to understand what this means and how it affects grade calculation.

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Collaborate Update – Moderator Access

Friday, September 5, 2014

In the previous version of Collaborate, if you wanted to add a moderator, you had to restrict the entire session. Now, additional moderators can be added while still leaving the session open for everyone else in the class to join as a participant.

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Collaborate Update – Course Room

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The update to Collaborate adds the Course Room feature. This is a session that is available for the duration of the course to everyone enrolled.

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To view all of the blog posts, be sure to visit the Online Learning Blog site.