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. Create an Event - Reminders or due dates for things besides assignments  
  20. Embed YouTube Video in Course  
  21. Engagement Analytics - Course Content Access Graph  
  22. Engagement Analytics - Participants & Last Access to Course  
  23. Engagement Analytics - Reports by Assignment (no graph)  
  24. Feedback Basics - How to use the Feedback Activity in Beacon Learning  
  25. Font Adjusting  
  26. Forum - Announcements  
  27. Forum/Discussion Posts - Basics  
  28. Forum/Discussions - Grade Error  
  29. Grade Me Block  
  30. Gradebook - "Exclude Empty Grades" Explained  
  31. Gradebook - Changing Aggregation Styles  
  32. Gradebook - Changing & Rescaling a Grade  
  33. Gradebook - Course total not displaying  
  34. Gradebook - Drop Lowest  
  35. Gradebook - Extra Credit  
  36. Gradebook - Gradebook Wrap Up (end of term)  
  37. Gradebook - How do I move/rearrange activities in my gradebook setup?  
  38. Gradebook - Manual Grade Item & Categories  
  39. Gradebook - Overridden Grades & In-Activity Grading  
  40. Gradebook - Settings for a Percentage-Based Syllabus (Weighted Categories)  
  41. Gradebook Display Type - Percentage, Letter, Real  
  42. Gradebook Due Dates - Mass Updates  
  43. Grading - How to grade an assignment  
  44. Grading - How to grade in Forums  
  45. Grading - Manual Items and Task Stream  
  46. Hide/Visible - Course Settings  
  47. How to unenroll a student in a BeaconLearning Course  
  48. Import Course Content into BeaconLearning  
  49. Importing a class  
  50. Moving items between tabs  
  51. Moving tabs  
  52. Navigation Bar - How to Locate Your Courses  
  53. P103 Lecture Capture Pilot  
  54. Personalization in BeaconLearning  
  55. Questionnaire - Feedback suggestions  
  56. Quiz - Basics  
  57. Quiz - Importing Quiz Questions with the Aiken Format  
  58. Quiz - Insert Random Questions  
  59. Quiz - Manual Grading (Essays)  
  60. Quiz - Minimize cheating  
  61. Record - Intro Video Tips  
  62. Record - Options for Recording Video  
  63. Record - Screencast-o-Matic Team Plan  
  64. Room and Equipment Event Reservation  
  65. Rubrics - How to Create and Edit Rubrics for BL Assignments  
  66. Tab Format/Onetopic Format  
  67. Taskstream - Integration to BeaconLearning Course  
  68. Taskstream - Mapping Courses  
  69. Tech Snacks & Tech Talks Outline Database  
  70. Turnitin Assignments - Basics  
  71. Upgrade YouTube Videos in BeaconLearning from old embed code to new  
  72. What is BeaconLearning?  
  73. Where do I access my Course Evaluation Reports? (faculty)  
  74. Where do I access my departmental Course Evaluation Reports? (Deans)  

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