Faculty: OAKS News Tool (v10.3)

The News tool enables you to create news items that help communicate course updates, changes, and new information to your users quickly and effectively. Since Course Home is the first page that users often see when they log in or access their courses, the News widget is a good area for displaying important information.  The […]

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Faculty: OAKS Discussion Tool (v10.3)

The Discussions tool is a collaboration area to post, read, and reply to threads on different topics, share thoughts about course materials, ask questions, share files, or work with your peers on assignments and homework. Uses: encourage users to share thoughts on course material with their peers set up forums for users to ask questions […]

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Faculty: Using Respondus To Create OAKS Quizzes

Respondus is a tool for creating and managing quizzes that can be published directly to OAKS from a document, such as Word or a .txt file and Publishers test banks.  Respondus allows you to import multiple-choice, true-false, paragraph, short answer, matching, and multiple response questions from a file that can be published into OAKS. Respondus […]

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Faculty: OAKS Quizzes Tool (v10.3)

The Quizzes tool enables you to create and manage points-measured assessments. As part of your quantifiable assessment procedures, you can use quizzes to help evaluate users’ learning progress and learning outcomes. Uses: Create and manage quiz questions in the Question Library Import questions and quizzes from external content such as publisher files Create and administer online quizzes […]

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Faculty: OAKS – Surveys: Creating Surveys (v10.3)

This tutorial will demonstrate how to create surveys in your OAKS course.  Surveys are an excellent way to solicit feedback from users regarding any aspect of your course. For example, they can be used as a method of collecting course evaluations, mid-year reviews, or researching users’ learning style and content delivery preferences. Application:  OAKS Tutorial Type:  […]

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