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UNI has an agreement with iParadigms, LLC that permits campus-wide utilization of their Turnitin products:
Panopto is a classroom capture software that allows you to create, save, search and share rich media presentations instantly with your students. The software can be installed on Mac or Windows machines. All you need is a microphone and a computer to get started.
Panopto integration with the UNI eLearning System (Bb Learn 9):
Respondus is a Windows application that enhances the functionality and usability of the UNI eLearning (Blackboard learn 9.1) Assessment tool. The University of Northern Iowa has obtained a campus-wide license for the Respondus software.
Information about the Respondus software and the Respondus Test Bank Network (a free service that allows instructors to download publisher test banks) is available at www.respondus.com.
Important information (please read):
It is strongly suggested that you complete a "Course Copy" only once AND before you do any design work or add any content in the new course. Completing multiple course copies may result in duplication of content, course files, and Grade Center columns.
Since the Bb Learn 9 eLearning System is integrated with the Student Information System (SIS), biographical updates (name changes, username changes) are now automatically updated daily in the UNI eLearning System.
If you do not like how your name appears in the Bb Learn 9 eLearning System, you will need to change it in the SIS.
Changing your name must be done in person and requires official documentation.
- Open a new browser session and navigate to http://panopto.uni.edu/.
- In the USER LOGIN frame click the "Login using:" drop down menu and change authentication method to "UNI eLearning".
- Click the "Log In" button.
- On the UNI eLearning login page enter your CatID username/passphrase and click the "Login" button.
- You will gain access to Panopto folders in which your eLearning account (blackboard/username) has been given access to.
Blackboard supports four primary browsers for our current version UNI eLearning: Blackboard Learn "October 2014" release:
UNI faculty planning to use the UNI eLearning system for their Fall 2011 courses who want to use an existing course as a template are strongly encouraged to participate in one of the new “Migrating to Bb Learn 9” workshops. During these workshops you will take one of your existing eLearning courses and migrate it to the new Bb Learn 9 system.
Additional information and workshop dates.
UNI academic eLearning (Blackboard) courses are created as "unavailable".
"Unavailable" means that an Instructor has access to the course, but student do NOT see the course listed in their My Courses list. Instructors have to make the course "available" to allow students access to the eLearning course.
To make your eLearning course available: