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Pinned Article Bucknell Teaching Continuity Guide

The purpose of this page is to help instructors quickly learn and apply the fundamentals of online teaching and learning.

Pinned Article Bucknell University Remote Labs FAQ

Bucknell University Remote Labs (VMware Horizon) is a virtual computer lab. Click on this article for more information.

Pinned Article Gradescope FAQ

This article is designed to give you a high level overview of Gradescope and provide links to additional resources.

Pinned Article Kaltura / Mediaspace FAQ

Information related to Mediaspace and Kaltura, our Bucknell multimedia streaming server.

Pinned Article Moodle Quick Start Guide

Quick start guide for Moodle

Basic Editing in Mediaspace

Mediaspace includes the ability to make basic edits to a video that you've previously edited. Within the Launch Editor option you can, clip a media entry,
trim the beginning or ending of a media entry, or chop and splice portions out of your original video.

Creating Captions for Audio and Video using Kaltura Reach

Instructions for how to create captions for multimedia within Mediaspace, using the Kaltura REACH service.

Engagement Opportunities Through Multimedia

Multimedia projects and resources offer opportunities to engage students in course content beyond traditional written assignments and in-class discussions. Several resources and projects are sampled throughout the article.

How can I print when using Bucknell University Remote Labs (VMware Horizon) from a Linux computer?

Instructions for printing when using Bucknell University Remote Labs on a Linux computer.

How do I access Bucknell University Remote Lab (VMware Horizon) from a Linux computer?

You can access Bucknell University Remote Labs (VMware Horizon) either through your browser or a client program installed on your local computer. Click on this article for more information.

How do I access Bucknell University Remote Labs (VMware Horizon) through my web browser?

This article will guide you through the steps required to start using Bucknell University Remote Labs (VMware Horizon).

How do I add a link to Gradescope in my Moodle course, so students can get to Gradescope without needing to log in?

These instructions explain how to add an "External Tool Link" in a Moodle course that goes directly to Gradescope.

How do I add a picture to my Moodle profile?

This article explains how to upload your picture into your Moodle profile.

How do I add a streaming (Library-owned) video to a Moodle course site?

Instructions for adding a streaming video to a Moodle course.

How do I add a Teaching Assistant to my course in Moodle?

Instructions for adding a Teaching Assistant to your Moodle course.

How do I add my Zoom recording (or other audio or video files) to my Moodle course?

This article explains how to add a recorded lecture file or other audio/video file to your Moodle course.

How do I allow extra time on a Moodle exam for students who are allowed additional time?

This article explains how to add a "User override" in Moodle to give a particular student or students extra time on an exam.

How do I check if a student is enrolled in my Moodle course?

Instructions for checking to see if a student is enrolled in a Moodle course.

How do I connect to Xanthus from off-campus?

Connect to Xanthus from off-campus

How do I create a Forum in Moodle?

Instructions on how to add a Forum to a Moodle course to enable discussions among the students.

How do I create a Turnitin assignment in Moodle?

Instructions on how to make a Turnitin assignment in Moodle.

How do I create a website?

Faculty and staff may wish to create a web page to share information about their scholarship, research, or teaching.

How do I create an Assignment in Moodle?

Instructions on how to add an Assignment to a Moodle course in order to receive student work.

How do I determine the last time a student visited my course in Moodle?

This article explains how to see when a student last accessed your Moodle course.

How do I email my students through Moodle?

Instructions for emailing students through Moodle.

How do I enable internal messaging in Moodle?

This document explains how to change the messaging preferences for Moodle so that messages remain within Moodle, rather than being sent via email.

How do I get started working with Tableau?

Information for faculty and students who are interested in getting started with Tableau.

How do I import past Moodle content into a new Moodle course?

This article explains how to import an entire past Moodle course or parts of a past Moodle course into a current semester's course.

How do I make my course visible to students on Moodle?

We create Moodle course shells for all courses listed in Banner, but the courses are hidden from students. These instructions explain how to make active courses visible to students.

How do I post my Gradescope grades to my corresponding Moodle course?

These instructions explain how to post your Gradescope grades to your Moodle course.

How do I record lectures using Kaltura Capture?

This document provides instructions on how to record a lecture using Kaltura Capture.

How do I run a student's paper through Turnitin using a hidden assignment in Moodle?

This article describes how you would manually submit a student paper to Turnitin, after you have created a (hidden) Turnitin assignment in your Moodle course.

How do I schedule student appointments in Moodle?

Instructions for setting up appointment slots for students or advisees in Moodle.

How do I see my photo roster in Moodle?

Instructions for viewing the photo roster in Moodle.

How do I submit an assignment in Moodle?

Instructions for students who need to submit an assignment in Moodle.

How do I sync my Moodle roster with Gradescope so that all my students are enrolled in my Gradescope course?

These instructions explain how to sync your roster between Gradescope and Moodle so that all your students have access to your Gradescope course.

How do I take attendance in Moodle?

You can obviously record student attendance in class using a paper chart or an Excel spreadsheet. However, Moodle’s Attendance Activity offers not only comparable features, but also several advantages over those possibilities. Click on this article for more information.

How do I undock a block in Moodle?

Instructions for undocking a block in Moodle

How do I view Turnitin originality reports for my students?

This article describes how to view the originality reports generated by Turnitin.

How do I weight grades in Moodle?

One of the most powerful features of Moodle is the Gradebook, in terms of its ability to handle multiple grading scenarios. Click on this article for more information.

I added a forum (or forums) to my Moodle course. How do I view all the forum posts by a particular student?

This article explains how you can see on a single page all the posts by a student to the various forums in your Moodle course.

I am giving my students a "take-home exam" via Moodle. How do I determine when students started and completed the exam?

This article describes how to determine when a student clicked on a link for an assignment in Moodle and when that same student submitted the completed assignment to the course.

I am receiving too many email messages from my Moodle forum. How do I prevent myself from being auto-subscribed to forums in Moodle?

This article describes how to disable automatic subscriptions to Moodle forums when you post a message to that forum.

I can't find my grades or my list of courses in Moodle. What happened?

These instructions explain how to undock a block that has been docked intentionally or accidentally. When the Navigation block is docked, students often report that they can't find their grades. When the Current Course List is docked, the list of courses for the current semester is harder to find.

I can't find my list of courses (or my grades) in Moodle? What happened?

Instructions for undocking your blocks in Moodle so that you can view your courses or grades.

I created a Turnitin assignment in my Moodle course. How do I change the assignment due date?

This article assumes that you have already read the related article, How do I create a Turnitin assignment in Moodle and/or have already added a Turnitin assignment to your Moodle course.

I restricted my assignment submissions to a particular group of students. How do I view just that group's submissions?

Moodle allows you to create groups of students in a course. Click on this article for more information.

I submitted an Assignment via Moodle. How do I find my instructor's feedback?

Instructions for viewing feedback to assignments submitted via Moodle.

Mediaspace, My Media Upload & Publishing Guide

Instructions for uploading and publishing content in Mediaspace

Mediaspace: What's the difference between Channels and Playlists?

an outline of the differences between channels and playlists, and how to create each within Mediaspace.

One of my students cannot view my course in Moodle. What is the problem?

Moodle enrollments tend to be one day behind Banner. Click on this article for more information.

Recording Attendance Using the Attendance Activity in Moodle

Instructions for recording student attendance.

Remote Class Checklist for Students

Steps to follow before you start your classes online

Student's Guide to Using Mediaspace

a student guide to using Mediaspace, Kaltura Capture and information regarding the streaming server at Bucknell.

Use the Full Deck feature in Mediaspace

a How-To on using the Full Deck feature within Mediaspace to dynamically present PowerPoint slides or PDF's in the viewer for audiences to customize their view and present visually.

Using Channels in Mediaspace - Creating, Adding Users, Adding Media

Creating Channels, adding members, and adding media with the channel feature in Mediaspace.

Using Kaltura Capture with Mediaspace

Instructions for using Kaltura Capture with Mediaspace

Using Kaltura Capture with Presentation Software (i.e. Powerpoint, Google Slides, etc.)

Instructions for using Kaltura Capture with presentation software

Using the Mobile App for Mediaspace - KMS GO

Instructions for using the mobile app for Mediaspace