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Respondus Document Formatting

Respondus Question Template and Sample Upload   To upload questions into Respondus, they must first be properly formatted. Respondus assumes that every question to be imported is a multiple choice type question unless it is indicated otherwise (True or False questions are also recognized as multiple choice questions by Respondus). So to upload multiple choice questions into Respondus, you only need to indicate the correct answer for each question (this can be done in the […]

Webex Basics

Webex Education Connector Tutorials The Cisco Webex Education Connector is an external learning tool in Pilot that is used for conducting classes in a live virtual classroom. This tool can be used to schedule virtual class meetings, promote online group work, and to schedule virtual office hours using Cisco Webex Meetings. Webex Education Connector Browser Requirements While Webex is compatible with most browsers, we strongly recommend using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. The links to […]

Importing Quiz & Exam Questions With Respondus

Importing Quiz & Exam 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 (https://www.wright.edu/cats/cw) and then publish them to your Pilot course. Using Respondus can save a considerable amount of time compared to entering questions individually in the Pilot Quiz tool.   When you download Respondus from the Connect Wright […]

10 Best Practices for using Live Virtual classrooms

Collaborate Ultra/Webex Be consistent. When deciding on which platform to use for your classes, choose one and stick with it throughout the semester. Clarify the access procedures for your chosen platform. Before a class is scheduled to meet, make sure the students know procedures and basic troubleshooting tips for joining the session. OUR RECOMMENDATION: Always have students use the built-in interface for Collaborate Ultra/Webex within Pilot; you can add that external learning tool link under […]

Webex and Collaborate Ultra Quick Tips

Webex   Quick tips to avoid or quickly recognize common problems:   If possible, use the Cisco Webex Desktop App for your computer or device If using a web browser, make sure it is the latest version (Chrome and Firefox are strongly recommended) Connect via Ethernet or ensure you are as close to your WiFi router and that your Wifi connection is strong AND stable   Have a Backup Plan:   Create a ready-to-use backup […]

Creating Question Pools

Creating Question Pools Question pools allow you to give students a set number of questions randomly-selected from a larger pool of question. For example, a 25 question quiz could be comprised of questions pulled at random from a pool of 50 questions. Each student would get a unique set of questions. For this reason, creating question pools helps to maintain academic integrity on quizzes and exams. Note: You can create multiple question pools within a […]

Importing Quiz & Exam Questions With Respondus

Importing Quiz & Exam 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 (https://www.wright.edu/cats/cw) and then publish them to your Pilot course. Using Respondus can save a considerable amount of time compared to entering questions individually in the Pilot Quiz tool.   When you download Respondus from the Connect Wright […]