peerScholar Integration with Avenue to Learn

peerScholar Integration peerScholar is a peer review platform and from July 2020 to May 2021 is part of a pilot program to provide it free for McMaster University, in conjunction with peerScholar and eCampus Ontario. To request an integration, please put in ticket with Avenue Support by emailing avenue@mcmaster.ca. After […]

July 2021

July 2021 Assignments – Add categories in the New Assignment Creation Experience This feature builds on features in Assignments that were released in April 2021. The new assignment creation experience supports the alignment of assignments to categories. This feature is turned off by default. When it is enabled, instructors can […]

June 2021

June 2021 Attendance – Delete and restore registers Instructors can now restore mistakenly deleted attendance registers and associated session data. You can delete registers individually on the Attendance Registers page or in bulk. Note: Deleted registers do not appear in the Attendance data set. Figure: The Attendance Registers page with the More Actions drop-down menu > Delete functionality Brightspace […]

May 2021

May 2021 System Feature Information The maximum per file upload size limit in Avenue to Learn has increased from 1 GB to 2 GB. While this is a capped setting, where we have the ability to adjust upload file size limits, we have configured any setting to the maximum 2 […]

How do I request access to Urkund/Ouriginal?

How do I request Urkund/Ouriginal? Urkund (now called Ouriginal) is an originality checking service, which is being provided to faculty who are conducting research and need to check their work prior to submission for publication. The recorded video below shows how it works. If you have an existing course shell, […]

April 2021

April 2021 Accommodations – Improvements in Classlist, Quizzes, User Purge, and User Progress This feature builds on the Accommodations feature that was released in the February 2021 update. The following improvements have been made in the Classlist, Quizzes and User Progress tools: Improvements in Classlist for Instructors: An icon now […]

March 2021

March 2021 Assignments – Copying an assignment, Learner profile card in New Assignment Evaluation Experience Previously, when you copied an assignment, the copied assignment was set to active and you had to open the newly copied assignment to edit it. Now when you copy an assignment, the copied assignment is […]

Accommodations

Accommodations This feature enables instructors to grant learners accommodations through the Classlist tool. Accommodation options currently available include: more time to complete quizzes at the course level ability to bypass right-click restrictions in quizzes. To set accommodations at the course level follow these steps: 1. Go to classlist under Communication […]

February 2021

February 2021 Accommodations – Quiz accommodations This feature enables instructors to grant learners accommodations through the Classlist tool. Accommodation options currently available include: more time to complete quizzes at the course level and the ability to bypass right-click restrictions in quizzes. The right-click restriction in quizzes is the ability for learners […]