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The UNI eLearning team installed Service Pack 14 on Saturday, December 28, 2013.
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New features and enhancements will be coming to the UNI eLearning System in time for the Fall 2012 semester. The UNI eLearning team will be installing Service Pack 9 on Saturday, August 4, 2012. Service Pack 9 (SP9) is cummulative and contains the ehancements and features of Service Pack 8 (SP8). Below is a explanation of the features and enhancements that will be available after the update to SP9:
Only UNI eLearning Admins have the capability to enroll users into your UNI eLearning course(s). For UNI acadamic courses, registered students are automatically enrolled into the UNI eLearning courses daily.
To add non-registered users, please complete the "Contact eLearning Support" form or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information for each user you want enrolled:
In an eLearning course, on the left-side users should see a menu that contains different links to materials in the course. This menu is called the Course Menu and should look simiiar to this:
Users can minimize or hide the course menu which prevents users from navigating within the course. If the Course Menu is not visible, below are the two options to display the Course Menu again.
Minimized Course Menu:
With the integration of the UNI eLearning Learning Management System (LMS) and Campus Solutions Student Information System (SIS), we currently do not have the capability for Instructors to combine sections. You can use the "Copy Course" feature within the application to setup the courses identically, but subsequently, you will need to make changes to each section independently.
UNI has an agreement with Turnitin.com that permits campus-wide utilization of their plagarism prevention and detection service known as Originality Checking by Turnitin. This service allows instructors to easily detect plagiarism on any student paper; and more importantly, offers outstanding resources for educating students on plagiarism and properly citing references.
UNI has installed the Turnitin Building Block on the new version of the UNI eLearning System, Bb Learn 9, which gives instructors access to Turnitin’s plagiarism prevention within the UNI eLearning environment.