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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:"
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 XCITEemail@example.com and someone on the XCITE team will access the students' accounts to relocate the videos to your YuJa
How do I integrate Yuja with Canvas?
Media uploaded or imported to the Yuja cloud can be shared directly through Canvas. This makes it simple for instructors to add video content into multiple areas within Canvas. Click here to learn more.
RIDLE - Rethinking Instructional Design for Learning Engagement
The mission of the RIDLE program is to create an inclusive and collaborative environment in support of innovative teaching for engaged and equitable approaches to learning.
To continue campus commitment to enhance and enrich online teaching and learning, we are announcing 20 course grants. These RIDLE course grants will fund twenty courses that will be taught 100% online in the 2022 Fall or Winter quarter. The overarching goal of the RIDLE grants is to continue to support UCR faculty in developing high-quality online courses.
Goals of the RIDLE program:
- Promote greater access for students by offering more online courses at UCR
- Promote student success through pedagogical innovation and best practices in online course design
- Maintain instructional quality by meeting national, evidence-based quality assurance standards
- Maintain instructional equity through the embrace of equitable and inclusive teaching and accessibility
- Establish an inclusive and diverse collaborative environment that encourages exploration
- Guide deeper thinking about topics, issues, and problems related to online teaching and learning
- Assist faculty in designing learning that shifts students from a passive to an active role in the classroom
During the early pandemic period UCR faculty were driven to create many online courses very quickly. Transitioning back to campus, bringing forward lessons learned, and preparing to engage students in online learning can be a riddle. RIDLE offers UCR faculty a community think tank for transitioning their face-to-face course to online or improving their existing online course, with a focus on student engagement.
Research tells us that higher levels of teaching presence is achieved when teachers engage students in shaping their learning. However, according to the Association of Chief Academic Officers report (2021), engaging students was the most frequently cited challenge, and a key priority for the future. About 70 percent of faculty said that engaging students was the most challenging aspect of the transition to remote teaching and learning. About three-fourths (74%) of faculty identified increasing student engagement in class as a priority for the fall 2021 term.
RIDLE sessions are facilitated using design thinking strategies (see appendix A) and the Community of Inquiry (COI) framework. The COI model describes how learning takes place for a group of individual learners through the educational experience that occurs at the intersection of social, cognitive, and teaching presence (see appendix B). RIDLE sessions are intentionally collaborative and include faculty, instructional designers, librarians, students, and others.
Benefits of Collaborative Design:
- Break campus siloes by nurturing inclusion
- Build community and inspire innovation
- Include diverse viewpoints of learning pathways
- Create a proof of concept and guide development of the learning experience
- Create shared ownership of teaching and learning
Call for participation:
The call for participation will go out Fall quarter, September 2021. RIDLE consists of 20 online courses redesigns in support of online growth and student engagement at UCR. RILDE 2022 sessions are to be held February – May 2022, with continued course design until course launch in fall 2022 or winter 2023 (See appendix C).
- Grant Applications Due: Friday, December 17, 2021, by 5pm
- Grant Awardees Announced: Tuesday, January 4th, 2022
- Apply online through this application form
- RIDLE Kickoff is scheduled for mid-February (TBD)
Priorities for Selection:
There are two priority course groups for this grant call:
Priority #1: Undergraduate general education, gateway courses, or requirements for majors
Priority #2: Undergraduate courses with high re-take rates, lack of available seats, or large waitlists.
Each grant provides the following resources – total package - $4,000 per grant:
- $3000 stipend to the instructor
- $1000 to the instructor’s department
These grants are funded by the UC Office of the President through ILTI block grants. RIDLE awarded courses must be offered for cross-campus enrollment per the Innovative Learning Technology Initiative (ILTI). Each course will be listed in the UC system cross-campus enrollment website (https://crossenroll.universityofcalifornia.edu/). At a minimum, each course will need to be taught at least once in the Fall or Winter 2022 quarter.
(Setting the Climate)
|The ability to assert one's beliefs, feelings, and personality to establish relationships, trust, and open communication on and offline.|
|The ability to construct meaning through a combination of individual experience and reflection then social negotiation and collaborative constructivism.|
|The ability to construct meaning through a combination of individual experience and reflection, then social negotiation and collaborative constructivism|