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Online Ed Info for ALL MiraCosta faculty

Happy fall, everyone. Please see below for important online education-related updates and information for all MiraCosta faculty. Canvas Updates Lots of new features are available in Canvas, which is now the sole course management system at MiraCosta. These include a more streamlined way to use Turnitin, an updated Gradebook, a brand-new Quiz feature, a new …

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Countdown to Canvas: 6 weeks to go

Please be sure you have extracted everything you need from Blackboard and Moodle, since access to those systems ends on June 30. See Considerations in Leaving Blackboard and Moodle for more details; for quick guidance on downloading class gradebooks and archives, see directions to do so for Blackboard or for Moodle. Further, please consider carefully: Are there old …

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Countdown to Canvas: 6 weeks to go

Please be sure you have extracted everything you need from Blackboard and Moodle, since access to those systems ends on June 30. See Considerations in Leaving Blackboard and Moodle for more details; for quick guidance on downloading class gradebooks and archives, see directions to do so for Blackboard or for Moodle. Further, please consider carefully: Are there old …

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Moodle vs Blackboard

Considerations in Leaving Blackboard and Moodle

With the closure of Blackboard and Moodle (“legacy systems”) on June 30, 2018, faculty should consider their obligations and needs regarding the class content and student records that those systems have contained. Here are three primary considerations for faculty: Export all content from legacy systems to rebuild classes in Canvas if that is still needed. Access …

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Countdown to Canvas: 8 weeks to go

To: All faculty Blackboard and Moodle will no longer be options for instruction after the spring semester. The official end of our licenses providing access to Blackboard and Moodle is June 30. Please make sure you have extracted all needed content from all classes by then. Faculty should consider 3 potential issues: If you have not yet rebuilt all your classes in Canvas, …

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Countdown to Canvas: 8 weeks to go

To: All faculty Blackboard and Moodle will no longer be options for instruction after the spring semester. The official end of our licenses providing access to Blackboard and Moodle is June 30. Please make sure you have extracted all needed content from all classes by then. Faculty should consider 3 potential issues: If you have not yet rebuilt all your classes in Canvas, …

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Countdown to Canvas: 10 weeks to go

To: All faculty Blackboard and Moodle will no longer be options for instruction after the spring semester. The official end of our licenses providing access to Blackboard and Moodle is June 30. Please make sure you have extracted all content from all classes for rebuilding in Canvas by then. This week the final 4-week online MiraCosta Introduction to Teaching with Canvas …

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Bb to Canvas

Adios, Bb and Moodle – Completion of Canvas transition #1

To: All faculty All fall and summer classes are available now in Canvas for you to begin preparations. Blackboard and Moodle will no longer be options for instruction after the spring semester. The official end of our licenses providing access to Blackboard and Moodle is June 30. Prior to that, please make sure you have …

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Online Support for All Students – Please Be Aware and Share!

Online Academic Support Resources for ALL Students As you finalize your syllabi and course resources, please make your students aware of online tutoring, online writing center, and the 24×7 online ask-a-librarian service. These services are open to all MiraCosta students in any class! Preferred Name Change Form for Students A&R has a very simple Preferred Name Change form up for students. Preferred …

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