Teaching and Learning

Services providing instructional technology and resources directly supporting teaching and learning at UW-Platteville. Includes learning management systems, instructional technology and design, assessment and learning analytics, lecture capture, and polling and surveys.

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Canvas Discussions Redesign Deployment

Description of changes included in Canvas Discussions redesign in Summer 2024

Canvas grade pass-back

When you create a grading scheme in Canvas, it is possible to sync your final course grades from the Canvas Gradebook to PASS at the end of the term. In PASS, you can review the grades before submitting them to the Registrar. Grades do not officially get submitted until you log into PASS and approve them.

Canvas manual enrollment requests

A course instructor can request that student employees be added to their course. Only the director, department chair, or program coordinator who oversees a course can request that additional staff or faculty members be enrolled in a course. When additional staff or faculty are requested, the requestor will be asked to identify why the enrollment is needed, and how it aligns with the academic interests of the students who are enrolled in the course.

Canvas Quizzes: How to create and import a QTI file using text

This article demonstrates the format for creating a text file that can then be converted to a QTI file. This file can then be imported into Canvas as a New or Classic Quiz.

Complying with FERPA when cross-listing Canvas courses

Unless students meet at the same time in the same physical classroom, courses should generally not be cross-listed. In other words, cross-listing for instructor convenience is not recommended.  To comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), students should not have access to student information in other sections unless all participants sign a FERPA Consent to Release Information form.  This document highlights the actions that must be taken when cross-listing courses.

Creating a Submit button in a Qualtrics survey

Instructions for adding a "Submit" button to the end of your Qualtrics survey.

Importing program outcomes into Canvas courses

This document provides instructions on adding the UW-Platteville General Education Outcomes to a Canvas course.  The Outcomes tool can be used to track general education outcomes, program outcomes, and course outcomes; and institutional administrators can report on student data related to those outcomes.

Peregrine Global Support

Peregrine Global provides higher education academic assessments.

Reserving U-Record Studio

The U-Record Studio is located at 103 Karrmann Library. It is available for use by faculty, staff, and students at UW-Platteville. Bring your script or PowerPoint slides and a USB flash drive. Stop at the ITS Help Desk to get the key, and you will have all you need. Follow these instructions for help reserving the U-Record Studio.

Support for Digital Learning Materials

Some instructors choose to utilize digital learning materials in their courses.  Canvas administrators can verify materials are integrated properly in Canvas, but they do not have administrative access to the integrated resources. Therefore, the support that ITS can provide is minimal. For the most part, instructors will need to work with the digital resource vendor or publisher for technical support.

Turnitin Originality Checker Assignment Setup - External Tool LTI 1.1

Turnitin.com and the Turnitin Originality Checker in Canvas allow instructors to check student-submitted assignments against a database of existing journals, books, and other written materials (both published and submitted by students). Turnitin's Similarity Report (formerly called the Originality Checker) is integrated into Canvas as an external tool. Integrating this tool with any Canvas assignment generates an originality report for each student submission. Turnitin should be added to the ass

Using the WACOM tablet with Microsoft PowerPoint or Word

Get acquainted with how to use the WACOM tablet with Microsoft Powerpoint.

Zoom - Log in Using SSO (Single Sign On) on Wisconsin-edu

Log in to the Zoom desktop client using UW-Platteville credentials.

Zoom - Student Guide to Zoom Online Proctoring

A guide for students that will be using the Zoom online proctoring solution