Summer 2017 course shells are available in eCampus. Instructors will have access to courses but students will not be able to access Summer courses until the start date, as set in STAR.
Just a reminder that faculty will no longer need to submit copy content through the eCampus Request System (eRS).
Faculty should continue to use the eRS system for:
- Requesting content from a different instructor's course. The instructor or department chair who owns the content will need to send approval by email to eCampus for you to use their course content. The eRS request will not be completed until we receive the approval.
- Requesting a new Development Shell
- Requesting a new Collaborate Session
- Enrolling a TA in your course
- Enrolling a student making up an incomplete as an Auditor in your course
Please be aware that Qwickly is once again available in eCampus. You will recall that we disabled this feature in early December when the vendor identified a bug that was causing our eCampus system to slow and/or crash. The eCampus team has tested a newer, stable version over winter break and installed it.
Qwickly lets you perform the same task for all selected courses simultaneously, including sending messages and uploading content. You can continue to send messages to students through their courses in eCampus. Qwickly just provides the ability to send the messages to multiple courses simultaneously.
Also, VoiceThread has replaced Blackboard Voice Tools and is now accessible with a single click. It will automatically create an account when you log in, based on the user’s history with the system. When students and instructors click on the VoiceThread link within a course, VoiceThread will generate the group and add the user.
Please contact ITS at 304-293-4444 or ITSHelp@mail.wvu.edu with questions.
The following maintenance is regularly scheduled for every Sunday:
12:00AM to 8:00AM – System Down for Backups – NO ACCESS
8:00AM to 12:00PM – System Maintenance – Access Might Be Denied*
*During system maintenance courses may become accessible for short periods of time. However, regular access will not be guaranteed in any eCampus Institution until after noon on Sundays unless otherwise posted.
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