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Teaching @ UCR is designed to be a resource and the hub for campus communities of practice to enable good teaching approaches in a variety of settings (ie. In-person, hybrid, and remote, dual mode, etc.). Throughout this site you will find information on using technology such as Zoom, iLearn, Canvas, and Yuja, as well as best practices for creating assessments – both in-person and online, and suggestions for creating online assignments, recording lectures and more. On each page you will see a dashboard. Click the images to get a quick overview of each topic, then click Learn More to go to that section for detailed information and resources.

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Fall 2021 Information

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Fall 2021 Information

Within this section you will find information to help you transition your class from Remote back to the classroom. This section will be updated as information about the Fall 2021 session becomes available.

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Teaching Resources

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Teaching Resources

This section of the Keep Teaching website will provide information and resources to support faculty with the design and development of remote and online classrooms.

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Tools

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Here you will learn about the technology and tools available to help enhance your online classroom experience.

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This section provides information about online tests and other assessments. Here you will learn about iLearn exams, enhancing academic integrity, online exams/finals, and remote proctoring.

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TA Resources

This section is designed to help TAs with online teaching. Here you will find resources for active learning strategies, Promoting communication and collaboration, conducting online/virtual labs, technologies available at UCR, recommended reading and viewing.

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Here you will find support information for Yuja, Canvas, iLearn, Zoom, Library resources, and Bear Help.

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  • How do I use closed captioning in Yuja?

    Log in to Yuja at ucr.yuja.com and locate your video. Mouse hover over the video and select More. Within the list of menu options select Accessibility. Select either Auto Caption or Human Caption and follow the prompts.

  • Looking to maximize online exam security?

    Discover how to use two layers of security to protect honesty and foster an environment of academic integrity to produce more secure exam outcomes.

    Click here to learn more.

  • Can I use Slack to share videos?

    Yes you can share files through Slack. Please read the documentation here.

  • Where can I find Gradescope?

    You can add Gradescope to both eLearn and iLearn courses.

    eLearn: Go to course Settings/Navigation and enable it from the list of options.

    iLearn: Please review the instructions for enabling Gradescope in iLearn here

  • How do I add a recorded lecture into my course from within YuJa?

    Once your video is added to YuJa, you can choose the "More" option from the video thumbnail menu and select "Links" to grab the link or embed code to provide to students through a course. NOTE: you may want to adjust the link "Security Settings." You can also use the "YuJa Media Chooser" integration to deploy videos to course Pages, Modules, or Content Areas from within a course. See these resources for using the YuJa Media Chooser in eLearn (Canvas) and using the YuJa Media Chooser in iLearn (Blackboard).

  • How do I connect to my Google Drive in Canvas as an Instructor?

    The Google Drive web service allows you to integrate Canvas with your Google Drive account. All users can authorize their Google Drive accounts for access to Google collaborations and assignment uploads. More instructions can be found here

  • How can I filter my view of the eLearn (Canvas) Gradebook by section or make Announcements or Assignments by section?

    You can use the Canvas "Groups" functionality for section designations and then you can filter the Gradebook by "Group:" 
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    You can also administer Assignments by Group, or make Announcements to specific Groups from within the lecture section of the course.

  • What do I do if students created a recording for a proctoring session but failed to "start an exam"?

    Contact XCITE-help@ucr.edu and someone on the XCITE team will access the students' accounts to relocate the videos to your YuJa