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Finding and Using Free Learning Materials

Last revised: 07/13/2015 by ess

Overview:

This article discusses FREE Open Educational Resources (OERs), why they are important, and how faculty can find and use OERs in their online and face to face classrooms.

 

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Request an eCampus HuskyCT Template

Last revised: 1/29/2015 by DSM

Overview

Using eCampus HuskyCT (Blackboard) templates can help in building and designing your HuskyCT course.  The goal is to provide an organized and student friendly structure, that saves course builders time and allows more focus on good pedagogy and, ultimately, teaching. Continue reading

HuskyCT Course Links in eCampus Course Templates

Last revised by DSM on 12/9/2014

Overview:

eCampus HuskyCT templates typically include “Course Links”.   Most notably, course links are used from learning modules to link to to assignments on an Assignments content area and to assessments on the “Tests/Quizzes/Exams” content area.

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eCampus Syllabus Template

Last modified on 09/27/2016 by CAH

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eCampus offers a syllabus template which meets the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements for online documents and is available for download in two formats. This post describes how to access the templates, along with some tips on ensuring the document remains accessible. Continue reading

Posting YouTube Videos in HuskyCT

Last Revised on 11/18/2014 by DSM

Overview:

This guide describes how to use the Content Editor in HuskyCT to record and/or upload videos on YouTube so they appear within your HuskyCT course site.  Before getting started, make sure that you have a UConn Google Apps account, that you upgraded your account to public services, and you have logged into YouTube.com before. Continue reading

Creating Direct Links to Library eJournal Articles

Last revised: 9/11/2015 by CAH.

Overview:

This guide offers instructions on how to locate and create persistent URL links to UConn Libraries’ eJournal articles within your HuskyCT course, and how to enable access for off-campus students. These instructions assume a working knowledge of how links work. Creating direct links to UConn Library eJournal articles streamlines article access for students.
See the UConn Library page, Stable Linking to Electronic Resources

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