Pilot allows you to view events that occur during a student’s quiz attempt. You can see the time the quiz was started, whether the student logged on and off during the quiz time period, which questions were answered and saved, and when the student submitted the quiz for grading. You also have the option of viewing the IP address from which the student took the quiz.
To view a student’s quiz event log, choose Grade from the quiz content menu.
Under the student’s name, click on the attempt that you want to view.
Click on the Quizzes Event Log.
The log reports the time that the student begins the quiz and the time that each question is saved. It will also show the time when the student submitted the quiz.
You can personalize the emails that you create in Pilot by adding your signature. Here’s how:
Open your Pilot course and click on Communications in the navigation bar. Select Email from the menu.
Click on Sent Mail.
Click on Settings.
Compose your signature.
If you teach two or more sections of the same course in Pilot, you can request to have those sections combined (crosslisted) into one course so you only have to create content, quizzes, and other course materials in one place?
Classlists in crosslisted courses can be viewed by individual section or you can view the entire enrollment in one list.
To request crosslisting, complete and submit the form at https://webapp1.wright.edu/ctl/pilot/crosslisting.html.
Importing Quiz Questions With Respondus
With a properly formatted text file (.doc, .docx, .rtf, .csv, or .txt), you can import questions into Respondus, a quiz generating tool available for download from the ConnectWright web site under Classroom Software (https://www.wright.edu/cats/cw), and publish them to your Pilot course. When you download Respondus from the Connect Wright site, there is a Registration Code file also available that contains the registration information and password. Using Respondus can save a considerable amount of time compared to entering questions individually in the Pilot Quiz tool.
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ACTIVATE YOUR COURSE!
Your students won’t be able to see your course until you activate it. The courses are set, by default, to be inactive. » Read more..
Email messages can be initiated from within Pilot. The advantage to doing this is that your students’ email addresses are automatically inserted into the message that you are composing. » Read more..
The homepage is the first page that your students see when they open your course. When Pilot courses are created, homepages all look alike; there are widgets titled “News”, “Calendar”, “Updates”, and “Content Browser”. A widget is a block of content that provides useful information and links. You can add multiple widgets to your course homepage to customize it for your students’ needs. » Read more..
The Pilot Calendar tool provides students with a visual display of course events. Events can be displayed in an outside calendar (i.e. Outlook or Google Calendar, as well as iPhone, Android, and Blackberry) by subscribing to the calendar feed. » Read more..
Each column in your gradebook represents a Grade Item. Every graded assignment, quiz, etc. has to have its own, individual, Grade Item assigned to it. Grade Items can be grouped under Grade Categories, particularly if you are using a weighted grading system, or they can stand alone, without categories, if you are using a points grading system. » Read more..