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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.

Setting the Due Date for Tests

Friday, November 14, 2014

Setting a Due Date for a test allows an instructor to control the date and time students need to complete the test, as well as whether or not students can attempt a test late.

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The External Grade Column

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Within every Grade Center, there is a column that is flagged as the External Grade Column. This designation holds important significance, so it is important to understand what it means and how it affects your course.

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Teleconferencing in Collaborate

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

There is a built-in teleconferencing feature that is available within all Collaborate sessions by default. In order to have the best experience possible, please read the details about how this tool works.

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Test Results and Feedback Settings

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Test Results and Feedback determine what a student will see after they have submitted a test. There are a number of options, each of which reveals a different piece of information.

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Error When Adding a Test Exception

Monday, October 27, 2014

Tests can now have exceptions added to them so that certain students can have extra time or additional attempts. There are some issues with exceptions and students who drop a course that might affect you.

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