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Faculty & Students, as of Summer 2020 Naropa transitioned to a new Learning Management System. Please find access to classes by clicking the CANVAS button in the Gateway.  Please also find financial aid awarding, student billing, and registration services for Fall 2020 by clicking the Student Self-Service button. MyNaropa Gateway: http://my.naropa.edu/gateway/index.html

 

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NEWEST: Videos to help you quickly get started  Online Meetings (a.k.a. BigBlueButton) in your eLearning class:

Your eLearning class at MyNaropa has a capability to do a live video lecturing to (and only to) your students in that course section. The lectures can also be recorded and students who missed the live webcast can watch them from an archive later. The screen can be shared in the lecture. Students can be divided into breakup rooms. We recommend using the latest version of Chrome on your desktop or laptop computers. 

Video for hosts/presenters (instructors):

 Video for viewers (students): 

 Follows an instruction how to add Online Meetings to your eLearning class:

  1. Login to your eLearning class.
  2. Scroll down on the vertical left-had side menu
  3. Click on Add a Page
  4. Chose to add Online Meetings
  5. When the page is added, click on Access on the horizontal menu right below the name of that page ONLINE MEETINGS.
  6. Click on Students > Show this page to Students > Back to Online Meetings.

This will make Online Meetings available for your real time lecturing. 

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The basic functions of an eLearning class every Naropa faculty will encounter in the course of the semester are covered in these five points: 

  • How to access your online class,
  • How to post a syllabus,
  • How to take attendance,
  • How to access and manage the online source book, and
  • How to view the class members and send emails.

You can view an instructional video or text-based instruction on each of those topics when you scroll down below. Additionally, on the very bottom of this page, you can learn:

  • How to post an announcement for students in the class, and
  • How to link external websites on the Web Resources page.

Some of the more advanced topics are covered on separate pages: 

  1. Discussion Forums  
  2. Assignments  
  3. Gradebook  

These more complex features are not used in each Naropa eLearning course, but are available to be explored and faculty are encouraged to utilize them to enhance their teaching of Naropa University curriculum, with the support and guidance of the Distance Learning Office staff. Contact us at 303-245-4702, jirka@naropa.edu.

Click below for an instructional YouTube video on accessing a Naropa University eLearning class from a computer:

 

This video gives instruction on accessing Naropa eLearning classes from a mobile device:

 

This video is a simple instruction on how to post a syllabus to your Naropa class in eLearning.

 

This video is gives a detailed instruction on how to take attendance in your Naropa class from a computer: 

 

This video is an instruction on taking attendance from a mobile device, directly in your classroom:

 

Go to this YouTube video for complete instruction on how to access the online sourcebook in your Naropa eLearning class, how to upload new readings and how to manage your online sourcebook folders:

 

 

This video shows how to view course members on the Roster page and send emails in your eLearning class, from a computer:

 

This video shows how to view course members and send emails in your online class from a mobile device:

 

Did you know your eLearning class has a fully functional blog, ready to be used for interaction with your students? There is no need to use external blogging websites in your classes. You will find the blog by going to Announcements page in your class. The blog portlet can be configured in various ways based on your communication needs including permitting students to add, edit and delete their own posts. The basic instruction for using blog in eLearning is in this instructional video we have prepared for you - how to post an announcement in an eLearning class:

This is instruction on how to link external websites and resources, such a YouTube videos or Wikipedia articles to an eLearning class: