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Introduction to cuLearn, Part 1: The Basics

August 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Location:422 Dunton Tower
Cost:Free

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Facilitators: Ryan Kuhne (EDC) and Tamara Vaughan (EDC)

cuLearn is Carleton’s learning management system and is a great tool for extending your classroom to the online environment. With cuLearn, you can post lecture slides, create discussion groups, upload readings or videos, accept online assignment submissions, create self-marking quizzes, send announcements to students, and post grades. And these are just some of the possibilities.

So, what’s the best way to get started? Come to our introductory session for a hands-on tour of cuLearn!

By the end of this session, you’ll know how to:

– Navigate cuLearn
– Post a welcome announcement for your students or send a welcome email
– Adding instructor and course contact information
– Add course resources, such as a course outline and external URL links
– Add learning activities, such as discussion forums
– Add a TA or co-teacher
– Make your course visible to students
– Add or remove blocks in your course page
– Set up your gradebook and grade columns (depending on available time)

This session is intended for participants who are just starting out in cuLearn with beginner-level or early developing learners. Bring your own laptop. A limited number of Mac and PC laptops will be available for use.

Space is limited. Please register in advance by filling out the form below.