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Page: Account Settings and My Home
Supplemental Documentation Account Settings and My Home - Supplemental Documentation
Page: Account Settings and My Home - Supplemental Documentation
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Page: Additional Instructor Information
Introduction You may notice that myCourses is much different for instructors than it is for students. This guide is to supplement the Basic Introduction page, which is where you should start when getting ready to use myCourses. The myCourses Quick Referen
Page: Administration and General Information
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Page: All Frequently Asked Questions
Page: All Labels
Popular Labels
Page: Archived Known Issues
Archived Known Issues Items which were marked as a known issue which have been resolved will be archived here for six months before being removed.
Page: Assignments - Supplemental Documentation
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Page: AssignmentsTool
Supplemental Documentation Assignments - Supplemental Documentation

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Page: Barnes & Noble FacultyEnlight - Instructor Documentation
Barnes & Noble FacultyEnlight is an online content search, discovery and adoption website that allows faculty to research and adopt textbooks in one convenient place. This integration offers two links; one for faculty to research and select materials, and
Page: Basic Introduction
What is myCourses? myCourses is the course management system of the Rochester Institute of Technology that allows for instructors and students to interact and access course materials online. A variety of tools are available to promote interaction between

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Page: Cengage - Instructor Documentation
Cengage Learning is designed to seamlessly integrate with your institution's Learning Management System. The use of third-party integrations in courses is at the discretion of the instructor with the understanding that many of these of these tools have su
Page: Cengage - Student Documentation
Third-party integrations for myCourses have different support contacts and support resources, please refer to the documentation below for information specific to this integration. Index Overview Cengage resources would be made available to students in myC
Page: Changing a users role in a course
Q: How do I change someone's role in my course? An Instructor on a course can change a users role through the Classlist. The user will revert back to the Student or Instructor role with the next daily feed. For assistance in these situations please contac
Page: Classlist - Known Issues
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Page: Classlist - Supplemental Documentation
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Page: Classlist Tool
Known Issues Classlist - Known Issues Supplemental Documentation Classlist - Supplemental Documentation
Page: Content - Supplemental Documentation
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Page: Content Tool
Supplemental Documentation Content - Supplemental Documentation
Page: Copying a previous course
Q: How do I copy a previous course into my current course to reuse portions of it? Know before you start All new course shells are empty when created. You can copy materials from another course offering by following these instructions. Copying a course wi
Page: Course Merges
A merged course will direct the enrollments from multiple sections in to one course shell on myCourses. Merged courses make it easier to share content and resources across multiple sections of a course, grad/undergrad courses, and co-listed courses. Inste
Page: Courses and Course Shells
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Page: Courses and Shells - Supplemental Documentation
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Page: Creating course shells
Q: Can I create my own course shell? You cannot create official course shells for your classes, but you may request course shells on myCourses for other uses. Faculty may request a shell for course development, non-credit courses by filling out the myCour

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Page: Discussion assessments are not compatible with group discussions
Issue Discussion assessments are not compatible with group topics Description Because discussion assessments are performed per topic and a grade item can only be linked to a single activity this feature is not compatible for group topics where there are m
Page: Discussions - Known Issues
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Page: Discussions - Supplemental Documentation
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Page: Discussions Tool
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Page: Embed a Library database search
Q: How do I embed a database search from the RIT Libraries into my course? With a number of the RIT Libraries Database resources http://library.rit.edu/databases/ http://library.rit.edu/databases/ you will see the Embed option listed on some pages. You ca

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Page: Faculty - Assessing Discussions
Page: Faculty - Emailing Students
Faculty - Emailing Students from the Classlist The following methods will take you to a compose message window where you may enter the subject and message into the appropriate fields. Entire class From the All tab, click Email Classlist email classlist bu
Page: Feature Requests / D2L Product Ideas Exchange
Q: How do I submit a feature request for myCourses? Contact Support First, please contact Academic Technology Support with your question. From past surveys we find that as many as 60% of feature requests that our users have are already possible on myCours
Page: Feature Requests of interest to the RIT Community
Help us promote feature requests submitted by and of interest to the RIT community. Please take a moment to read about feature requests and make an account with the D2L Community so you can vote on ideas to help bring them to the vendor's attention for co
Page: Films On Demand - Instructor Documentation
Films On Demand is a streaming platform for educational film and videos licensed through the RIT Libraries. You can browse and search the Films of Demand collection using their website. This can provide a more comfortable view of the collection to perform

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Page: Get ready for myCourses
For the best experience with myCourses your computer and web browser need to be up to date and configured correctly. Index mchr_link.png Tiny Link Use a supported web browser Your web browser is key to your myCourses experience. Supported web browsers are
Page: Getting a Student view through Role Switch
Q: How can I view the course as as student? A "View as" tool can be found on myCourses once you have logged in by clicking on your name on the navigation bar. You can select any role with access lower than your current role in the course. If the View As o
Page: Getting Started
Page: Grades - Supplemental Documentation
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Page: Grades Tool
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Home page: Home
myCourses Help and Resources myCourses is the course management system of the Rochester Institute of Technology. The course management system allows instructors and students to interact and access course materials online. A variety of tools are available
Page: Homepage and Navigation Bar - Supplemental Documentation
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Page: Homepage and Navigation Bar Tools
Frequently Asked Questions Homepage and Navigation Bar - Supplemental Documentation
Page: How do I add a YouTube video to a question?
As of May 2015, there is a problem with the following procedure to add a YouTube video to a question. A tempoary workaround solution can be found here https://wiki.rit.edu/display/myCoursesHR/Searching+for+and+embedding+YouTube+videos+using+Insert+Stuff+
Page: How do I change my email address in myCourses?
How do I change my email address in myCourses? Starting Fall 2012, the email address with which you receive myCourses email is based on the Published Address you have set at http://start.rit.edu http://start.rit.edu. To change your Published Address: Go t
Page: How do students see their grades in the Grade Book? Changing my role to Student does not let me see this. (Updated June 12, 2009)
For Instructors, the Gradebook offers a preview option with any student enrolled in your course. Once in the Gradebook, click on a student's name in the left hand column to be taken to a summary for that student. On the summary page there are two Preview
Page: How to take a screenshot
A screenshot is an image of your computer screen or portion of the screen. A screenshot can help support troubleshoot issues and provide documentation of an issue to share it with the vendor. Once you have a screenshot you can email it to Academic Technol

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Page: I have uploaded files to mycourses successfully but students keep telling me that they cannot see the files.
Students do not have access to the Manage Files section within mycourses. Any content that you wish the student to view must be placed within the Content section of mycourses.
Page: iClicker Integration - Instructor Documentation
Student Response Systems, or as they are referred to at RIT "clickers," are wireless keypads that can be used to gauge the level of understanding from a large audience within seconds. Index Technical Support Contact Academic Technology Support Additiona
Page: Internal Error on Log In
The vendor identified the issue causing some log in attempts to encounter Internal Errors. There have been no reports since the issue was addressed on Friday, October 21st. Thank you for your patience while the vendor worked to resolve this issue. We ar

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Page: Known Issues
A summary of all items in the myCourses Help and Resources that have the label of "KnownIssue." To review Known Issues for a specific tool, visit that tool in the Documentation category to the left. Items which have been resolved will be moved to the Ar

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Page: MacMillan LaunchPad Integration - Instructor Documentation
LaunchPad is the hub for resources and materials from MacMillan. The use of third-party integrations in courses is at the discretion of the instructor with the understanding that many of these of these tools have support and documentation provided by thei
Page: MacMillan LaunchPad Integration - Student Documentation
Third-party integrations for myCourses have different support contacts and support resources, please refer to the documentation below for information specific to this integration. Index mchr_link.png Tiny Link Overview MacMillan resources would be made av
Page: McGraw-Hill Campus Integration - Instructor Documentation
McGraw-Hill offers two integration points with myCourses. Content: Available Grades: Under Review, no ETA at this time. The use of third-party integrations in courses is at the discretion of the instructor with the understanding that many of these of thes
Page: McGraw-Hill Campus Integration - Student Documentation
Third-party integrations for myCourses have different support contacts and support resources, please refer to the documentation below for information specific to this integration. Index mchr_link.png Tiny Link Overview McGraw-Hill resources would be made
Page: My Courses - Finding your courses
Index When can I expect to see my courses? Students will not see their courses listed until one week (7 days) before the start date of record on SIS. Instructors will receive upcoming courses eight weeks before the start date of record on SIS. If you are
Page: myCourses accounts for non-RIT users
Q: Can I get accounts on myCourses for non RIT users or people who do not have an RIT Account? Yes, a guest account can be created for guest users on myCourses. RIT's license with D2L for the myCourses course management system covers any account associate
Page: myCourses external development
myCourses API access is available through Valence, D2L's extensibility technology which includes all the APIs, client libraries, and tools. http://docs.valence.desire2learn.com/index.html http://docs.valence.desire2learn.com/index.html RIT Support Academi
Page: myCourses Information Feeds and Dates
myCourses is driven by an information feed from the Registrar's office. This feed handles the creation of credit-bearing courses, instructor assignments, and student enrollments (Adds, Drops, and Withdrawals). Index mchr_link.png Tiny Link Feed Timing The
Page: myCourses Update - Summer, 2017
myCourses was updated on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 to a new user-interface and theme developed by D2L, the myCourses vendor. We summarize the Key Features, Changes, and Additions here. My Courses Listing The biggest change has been to the My Courses listing

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Page: Notifications - User Documentation
Users can choose to have some notifications sent to them by email, RSS, or SMS so they can be informed of course updates without being required to log in to myCourses. Index mchr_link.png Tiny Link Use Caution If you choose to enable Notifications you mus

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Page: Pearson MyLab & Mastering Integration - Instructor Documentation
Pearson offers a number of products to extensively integrate publisher content in to your courses. The use of third-party integrations in courses is at the discretion of the instructor with the understanding that many of these of these tools have support
Page: Pearson MyLab & Mastering Integration - Student Documentation
Third-party integrations for myCourses have different support contacts and support resources, please refer to the documentation below for information specific to this integration. Index mchr_link.png Tiny Link Overview Pearson MyLab & Mastering resources
Page: Pearson Revel Integration - Instructor Documentation
Pearson offers a number of products to extensively integrate publisher content in to your courses. The use of third-party integrations in courses is at the discretion of the instructor with the understanding that many of these of these tools have support
Page: Pearson Revel Integration - Student Documentation
Third-party integrations for myCourses have different support contacts and support resources, please refer to the documentation below for information specific to this integration. Index mchr_link.png Tiny Link Overview Pearson Revel materials would be mad
Page: Points grade display not available for a Weighted Final Grade
Q: Why is my Final Grade column blank? Q: Why do I not see the Points grade for the Final Grade? The Final Grade items in a Weighted Grade System only have the option to display the Weighted grade and the Grade scheme symbol, the Points grade is not avail
Page: Portfolium Integration - Instructor Documentation
Portfolium https://www.rit.edu/emcs/oce/student/Portfoliumis a new digital portfolio and career readiness network supported by RIT's Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education. The use of third-party integrations in courses is at the discretion o
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Page: Q: I entered the first grades in a category and now they all say "Dropped," what do I do now?
This occurs when your grade Category is configured to drop the lowest score, and you Grades settings are configured to ignore ungraded items. Because there is only one grade in the category, it is now the lowest score so all grades in that item are flagge
Page: Questions from Peer2Peer
These are the questions available in the defaults offered by Peer2Peer. Likert Scale Please select the response that best matches your assessment of each team member. Use 1=Never, 2=Rarely, 3=Sometimes, 4=Very Often, 5=Always. Short Form All of the questi
Page: Quizzes - Supplemental Documentaion
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Page: Recovering deleted Grade Items and entered grades
Deleted grade Items and the entered grades can be recovered by the instructor in the Grades tool. Recovering items and grades From the main Enter Grades or Manage Grades screen, click on the More Actions button. From the menu select Events Log. In the log
Page: Renaming Course Titles
Index Policy In response to student feedback, we strive to keep course titles standardized and clear so users can readily locate and identify their courses. Course numbers must remain first in the title and the name must be in line with SIS and other acad
Page: Restoring or Recovering Deleted Information
All tools of myCourses where information can be deleted will ask for confirmation before actually removing the item. This process is intended to get the user to pause and take a moment to think before taking action. We understand that mistakes do happen o
Page: Restrict student access to download dropbox submissions
Q: How can I restrict students from downloading their dropbox submissions again? myCourses does not offer this as a specific feature at this time, but there is a work-around available. Dropbox folders have an option called Special Access under the Restric
Page: Restricted file and mime types for Assignment submissions
myCourses restricts certain mime-types for files across myCourse for system security. Those mime-types are outlined in the vendor's documentation at the link below. These are primarily program and programming related file-types. If you need to submit a fi
Page: RIT Semester Codes
We didn't define the Semester Code at RIT, but here's an explanation to help you understand what they represent! Semester Codes Each semester is represented by a four digit number. Examples Academic Year 2019-2020 Code Fall Semester 2191 Spring Semester 2

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Page: Selectbox grade item type cannot be chosen when creating a new item
Q: Why can't I create a selectbox grade item? Selectbox grade items cannot be created in a course until a grade scheme has been defined in the course. Selectbox grade items cannot take advantage of the global grade schemes directly, but you can make a cop
Page: Some of the students are saying they cannot see all of the discussion topics. Why can I see them but they can't?
If you have created a forum that does not have a topic within it, students will not be able to see and post to the forum. If you have created a topic for your forum, you may have accidentally put a time restriction for the students to be able to view the
Page: Speed up the Grades tool
Q: How can I speed up the Grades tool? Here are some tips to help you tune-up your Gradebook to help it stay responsive. Reduce the number of users shown per page. We recommend setting the number of users viewed per a page to 10 to get the fastest respons
Page: Students in a merged course cannot see the entire classlist
Issue Students in a merged course cannot see the entire classlist. They only see the students in the section they are enrolled in. Description This is due to a design choice made by the vendor. We have contacted them asking them to make this an option we
Page: Submitting final grades to the Registrar is not available
Q: How do I get my grades sent from myCourses to the Registrar? myCourses is not integrated with the Registrar's record for submitting final grades. You must manually enter your grades in to the Registrar's system at this time. Integration to have final g
Page: Supplemental Documentation
Documentation intended to supplement the main documentation provided by the vendor and offer information specific to the Brightspace implementation at RIT. All Frequently Asked Questions All Known Issues All Labels @self
Page: Support - Academic Technology Support
Academic Technology Support Wallace Library WAL 05-A600 E-mail: tlsupport@rit.edu mailto:tlsupport@rit.edu Phone: 585-475-2551 x2 Hours of Operation and live chat: http://rit.edu/tls/contact http://rit.edu/tls/contact Consultation Request form for Faculty
Page: Support - Information & Technology Services
Information & Technology Services Service Desk Please visit their site for contact information and hours of service: https://www.rit.edu/its/about/contact-hours-locations https://www.rit.edu/its/about/contact-hours-locations
Page: Survey as a Peer2Peer Alternative
This page presents guidelines for creating surveys in myCourses as an alternative to the Peer2Peer tool. We assume the user setting this up is familiar with creating Groups and Surveys/Quizzes in myCourses. If you are an instructor setting this up and wou
Page: Surveys - Supplemental Documentation
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Supplemental Documentation Surveys - Supplemental Documentation
Page: System Status and Maintenance
System Status Stay current with myCourses system status, performance, security, and scheduled maintenance updates via the News on the My Home page of myCourses and the Twitter feed @RIT_myCourses streaming live below. <div align="center"> <a class="tw

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Page: Third-Party Integrations
This documentation outlines the third-party integrations with myCourses such as those available from major textbook publishers. The use of third-party integrations in courses is at the discretion of the instructor with the understanding that many of these
Page: Turnitin and Grademark Vendor Documentation
Turnitin is a third-part integration with myCourses, it is not a native tool of myCourses. Documentation on using Turnitin and Grademark is available from Turnitin.com at: https://help.turnitin.com/feedback-studio/d2l/instructor/instructor-category.htm ht

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Page: Unable to log in
If you are unable to log in to myCourses please take the following steps to help resolve your access. Index Step One Make sure there isn't a system-wide issue with myCourses right now. Updates will be provided on the front page of the myCourses Help and
Page: User Name Policy
myCourses uses the name of record for the user as presented in the Registrar's records for students and Human Resources for employees. Student Name Preferences Starting with the Fall 2121 quarter, your myCourses name is based on the Display Name you have
Page: User removed from Classlist each day
Q: Why does a user that I add to the Classlist keep getting removed the next day? This is due to the user having a Drop on their record in the daily feed supplied to myCourses. The Registrar's feed to myCourses is authoritative and will override any manua
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Page: What access is granted to each Role in a course?
When enrolling a user into a course you select the Role to assign them in that course. What access a role has to a course is defined globally for all of RIT. The access a role has cannot be customized at the course level. User Roles User roles work with a
Page: What are SCORM reports?
SCORM stands for Sharable Content Object Reference Model. Certain software packages allow you to create SCORM-compliant content. This content can be imported into myCourses and then tracked using the SCORM reports feature within the Content area. For more
Page: What information can faculty see about my usage of myCourses?
Faculty see essentially the same information you see when you click on your "My Progress" link in the Welcome section of your myCourses home or on the "View Progress" icon next to your name in the Classlist. There are just three differences. Faculty only
Page: What is the difference between locking and hiding a discussion topic?
When a discussion topic is locked, students can see it but cannot post. When a topic is hidden, students cannot see it and thus cannot post.
Page: WileyPLUS - Instructor Documentation
WileyPLUS integration allows you and your students to seamlessly access publisher materials from your course on myCourses. The use of third-party integrations in courses is at the discretion of the instructor with the understanding that many of these of t
Page: WileyPLUS - Student Documentation
Third-party integrations for myCourses have different support contacts and support resources, please refer to the documentation below for information specific to this integration. Index mchr_link.png Tiny Link Overview WileyPLUS resources would be made av

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