May 2015: LEAP Webinar Archive

LEAP Webinars for Schoology System Administrators: May 21st, 2015 Archive

Presented by Bradley Kemp and Kelsey Collins

Agenda

 

Schoology Support: Chat

  • New chat feature can be found by your district's Support Contacts in the Help Center link in the upper right corner of the screen.

Portfolio Updates

  • Drag-and-drop file uploader makes adding content to portfolios even easier.
  • By popular request: Ability to add assignment submissions directly to portfolios.
  • Publish your portfolio publicly or share a private link for college applications, job applications and more.

Portfolio Updates from Schoology on Vimeo.

 

Ending the School Year: Best Practices

  • Communicate End of Year practices with instructors. 
  • Save your course to Resources to template copies of all your materials that are stripped of student interaction and grades.  
  • Export final grades from Schoology.
  • Enable access to Archived Courses for your instructors. 
  • Use the 'Copy Settings' option in last year's, archived course to bring grading categories, scales and rubrics into courses for the new year.
  • Mark graduated students' accounts as Inactive.
  • Reach out to your Account Manager if you are anticipating any changes as you transition to the new school year. 
  • Read our End of Year Guide for System Admins 
  • Read and share our End of year Guide for Instructors

 

Best Practices-End of School Year from Schoology on Vimeo.

Course Section Linking

  • Coming soon!  The feature is expected to be live for the new school year. 
  • Different sections of the same course will be able to be linked.
  • Instructors will be able to manage materials for all sections of a course in one place.
  • Students will continue to view only their section.
  • Instructors will be able to differentiate due dates and material visibility for each section.

 

Section Linking from Schoology on Vimeo.

 

 

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