Oncourse offers many features to help instructors and students collaborate and learn more effectively. You will find a brief description of each available tool below. For a more detailed description of a topic, click the appropriate link under "Tools". You can also view multimedia feature demonstrations related to each tool.
For more training and support resources, see Training and support for Oncourse.
General overview of course, project, and portfolio sites
Inform site participants of current items of interest
Create, distribute, collect, and grade online assignments
|Calendar||Post items in calendar format||Posting a Calendar Item|
Chat online with participants in your site
|Creating Multiple Chat Rooms|
Submit documents to be seen only by your instructor
Keep track of site email correspondence
|Creating an Alias|
Communicate through discussion forum topics
Organize material to guide students through the learning process
Submit information demonstrating accomplishment of learning objectives
Communicate using internal course mail
Use RSS to add dynamic news to your site
Create, store, and distribute multimedia content to site participants via an RSS feed
Upload a comma-delimited (CSV) spreadsheet to present feedback to site participants
Control how often you are notified of site activity
Create learning and showcase portfolios
Make any kind of material available online
|Site Setup||Maintain site settings|
Post and maintain your official course outline
|Tests & Surveys||
Administer tests and gather survey information
Creating a New Assessment
Creating a Test Using Markup Text
Publishing a Test
Editing a Published Test
Creating a Question Pool
Managing Question Pools
Viewing Test Results and Grading a Test
Using the Activity Report
Grading Short Answer and Essay Questions
Taking a Linear Test
Taking a Non-Linear Test
Using Mark for Review
Viewing Grades and Feedback
Choose external websites to display within your worksite
|Adding a Web Link|
|Wiki||Create and update wiki pages|
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Last modified on 2015-04-24.
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