When you add a person to your Pilot Classlist, you have to designate a user role for that person. The role determines what permissions the user has within your course. You can also change the permissions that individual users have in your course. » Read more..
One of the first things that you will want to do when you have your new Pilot course is to upload content files (like your syllabus) into your course. First, you will have to create a module in the content area (see Adding Modules and Sub-modules). Once you have created a module, you can upload files into it. » Read more..
Have you heard about the Fall In Love With Teaching event at the Center for Teaching and Learning? It’s this Friday at the CTL, which is located in the basement of the Dunbar Library (D023). » Read more..
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. If you want someone removed from your class, send a request to email@example.com or call the CTL. » Read more..
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..
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..
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..
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).
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..