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Help for Students

UWF's online courses are made available through eLearning, which is hosted by Desire2Learn, one of the leaders in online learning. eLearning is widely used by UWF instructors for fully online courses and to supplement traditional courses with online content.

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Student Help Topics

Click the image above to watch a brief tutorial on eLearning

Important:

UWF Student Communications Policy.pdf

Getting Started

Help with Tools in eLearning

UWF Library

Help for Online Learners

 

Click the image above to download the UWF Academic Technology Center 

Guide to Ensure Quality Distance Learning

 Plagiarism Resources

  UWF Library - Using Sources Ethically

  Understanding and Preventing Plagiarism - Strategies & Resources for Students and Teachers

          

Respondus

Taking Online Quizzes/Exams

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    Avoiding Problems with eLearning Quizzes Review Quiz Preparation steps before beginning an eLearning quiz. Use Recovery tips if the questions are not saving as you take the quiz.
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    Proctored Exams Important Note: All tests will occur at an assigned time period United States Central Time Zone (US CST).  If a student is located in a different time zone, they are responsible for taking the test at the appropriate time based on US CST.
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    Viewing Quiz Submission Results — Your instructor may release quiz results immediately upon completion OR most likely, once everyone has completed the quiz or the quiz deadline has passed.

    Your instructor may require the Respondus Lockdown Browser to view quiz results.

 Students, Still Need Help?

Contact the ITS HelpDesk or visit the HelpDesk website to learn more about their resources and services:

 

 

Help for Faculty

The UWF Academic Technology Center (ATC) provides faculty support for eLearning. AskATC has been created to answer your questions about eLearning and other helpful topics related to designing and teaching online courses at UWF. 

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Faculty Help Topics

Getting Started

Classmate - Log in to learn procedures related to the Classmate app, including:

  • confirming attendance of your students
  • managing eLearning course preferences

D2L Semester Start Checklist - Instructor

  Course Design Templates

Copying courses from previous semesters


Help with tools inside eLearning (D2L)


Help with other technology tools


 ATC Guide to Ensure Quality Distance Learning

 

Quality Matters - 

Best Practices & Design Standards for Online / Blended Courses


  See More Best Practices

   


Additional Resources

 Helpful videos, articles, and websites related to online teaching and learning 



Faculty, Still Need Help?