Creating a Dropbox in Pilot

The Dropbox tool enables your students to submit assignments in Pilot, eliminating the need for them to email their work to you. When creating the Dropbox, you have the option of enabling the plagiarism-detection tool, TurnItIn. » Read more..

Using TurnItIn and GradeMark With Pilot

TurnItIn is a plagiarism detection service that is integrated within Pilot. GradeMark, an online tool for grading and annotating student assignments is also available for you to use. For more information on these services, see the following links:  Originality Report  and GradeMark. Both of these services are available simply by enabling OriginalityCheck when you create a Dropbox in Pilot. » Read more..

Impersonate the Demo Student

You are able to experience your Pilot course from the students’ perspective by using the demo student that can be found in your classlist (if you don’t have a demo student, contact the CTL and we will add one for you).

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Adding People to your Pilot Classlist

Your class list is automatically populated with students who are registered for your class. You can add students, teaching assistants, co-faculty, or observers to the course. » Read more..

Managing Dates

The Manage Dates tool enables you to view a complete list of objects in your course and edit their availability dates.
When moving course content from one semester to another, the Manage Dates tool allows you to offset dates to adjust to the new semester’s schedule. » Read more..

Adding Modules and Sub-modules

Modules and sub-modules are created to organize course materials within the Content tool.  » Read more..

Final Grades in Pilot

If you have kept your grades in the Pilot course Grades area, then you can easily export your final letter grades to Banner.  In the Pilot Grades area, a final grade percentage is compiled from all of your graded activities in the course and this percentage then needs to be converted into a Letter Grade Scheme.  Once this is done and they are released to students, the grades are ready to be submitted to Banner. » Read more..

Setting Quiz Restrictions in Pilot

Did you set up your quiz to be available today, but your students can’t see it? Do you want to be sure that your quiz can only be accessed during a certain time period? What steps can you take to minimize the opportunity for cheating? These, and other matters of quiz availability and access depend on the settings that are found on the Quiz Restrictions tab. » Read more..

Making Your Course Active

The default setting of “Inactive” has to be changed to “Active” before your students will be able to view your course.

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Adding Quicklinks in Pilot

 A Quicklink directs users to a web page, a file or another place within your Pilot course. Quicklinks can be used within any Pilot tool that uses the HTML editor.

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