BeaconLearning Faculty

Guides for faculty members.


Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Accessibility - Basics/Online Course Content  
  2. Accessibility - Quiz User Overrides for Extra Time  
  3. Adjust Course Upload Size  
  4. Annoucements - Basics  
  5. Assignment - Basics  
  6. Assignment - How to attach a feedback file  
  7. Assignment Needs Grading  
  8. Attendance Module  
  9. BeaconLearning Notification Preferences  
  10. BigBlueButton - Basics/Creating a Meeting  
  11. BigBlueButton - Breakout Rooms  
  12. BigBlueButton - Guest Access/Guest Speakers & Moderators  
  13. BigBlueButton - Recordings and Downloads  
  14. BigBlueButton - Set Your Status/View Student Statuses  
  15. Blocks - Basics (Add/Delete)  
  16. Completion Tracking  
  17. Contingency Prep - Face-to-Face Course to Online  
  18. Course - Basics  
  19. Course Eval  
  20. Create an Event - Reminders or due dates for things besides assignments  
  21. Embed YouTube Video in Course  
  22. Engagement Analytics - Course Content Access Graph  
  23. Engagement Analytics - Participants & Last Access to Course  
  24. Engagement Analytics - Reports by Assignment (no graph)  
  25. Feedback Basics - How to use the Feedback Activity in Beacon Learning  
  26. Font Adjusting  
  27. Forum - Announcements  
  28. Forum/Discussion Posts - Basics  
  29. Forum/Discussions - Grade Error  
  30. Grade Me Block  
  31. Gradebook - "Exclude Empty Grades" Explained  
  32. Gradebook - Changing Aggregation Styles  
  33. Gradebook - Changing & Rescaling a Grade  
  34. Gradebook - Course total not displaying  
  35. Gradebook - Drop Lowest  
  36. Gradebook - Extra Credit  
  37. Gradebook - Gradebook Wrap Up (end of term)  
  38. Gradebook - Hide/Visible  
  39. Gradebook - How do I move/rearrange activities in my gradebook setup?  
  40. Gradebook - Manual Grade Item & Categories  
  41. Gradebook - Overridden Grades & In-Activity Grading  
  42. Gradebook - Settings for a Percentage-Based Syllabus (Weighted Categories)  
  43. Gradebook Display Type - Percentage, Letter, Real  
  44. Gradebook Due Dates - Mass Updates  
  45. Grading - How to grade an assignment  
  46. Grading - How to grade in Forums  
  47. Grading - Manual Items and Task Stream  
  48. Hide/Visible - Course Settings  
  49. How to unenroll a student in a BeaconLearning Course  
  50. Import Course Content into BeaconLearning  
  51. Importing a class  
  52. Moving items between tabs  
  53. Moving tabs  
  54. Navigation Bar - How to Locate Your Courses  
  55. P103 Lecture Capture Pilot  
  56. Personalization in BeaconLearning  
  57. Questionnaire - Feedback suggestions  
  58. Quiz - Basics  
  59. Quiz - Importing Quiz Questions with the Aiken Format  
  60. Quiz - Insert Random Questions  
  61. Quiz - Manual Grading (Essays)  
  62. Quiz - Minimize cheating  
  63. Record - Intro Video Tips  
  64. Record - Options for Recording Video  
  65. Record - Screencast-o-Matic Team Plan  
  66. Room and Equipment Event Reservation  
  67. Rubrics - How to Create and Edit Rubrics for BL Assignments  
  68. Tab Format/Onetopic Format  
  69. Taskstream - Integration to BeaconLearning Course  
  70. Taskstream - Mapping Courses  
  71. Tech Snacks & Tech Talks Outline Database  
  72. Turnitin Assignments - Basics  
  73. Upgrade YouTube Videos in BeaconLearning from old embed code to new  
  74. What is BeaconLearning?  
  75. Where do I access my Course Evaluation Reports? (faculty)  
  76. Where do I access my departmental Course Evaluation Reports? (Deans)  

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