May 2023

Discussions – The new Discussions creation experience now defaults to On (Opt-in) | Updated To encourage user adoption of the new Discussions creation experience, which was introduced in the April release, the default state for the experience is now On (Opt-in) with the option to opt out. To learn more about […]

Final Grade Submission

Loading Grades into Mosaic – Directly from Avenue Here are some considerations if you choose to load your grades from Avenue directly into Mosaic. There is a fairly comprehensive video at: Submitting Final Grades to Mosaic from Avenue to Learn Other considerations/factors: 1. Please ensure your course is active. If […]

December 2022

December 2022 Assignments – Consolidate availability dates This feature updates the assignment availability dates to be consistent with the new availability date model, which was previously added to Discussions. Instructors can now include availability dates in the Calendar and have greater control over the behavior of availability dates for their […]

How do I import a zip package?

Importing a Zip Package This FAQ is part of a larger article detailing how to Import/Export/Copy Components. 1. Enter the course you wish to import your zip file. Click on Course Admin in the top right hand corner. 2. Click on the Import/Export/Copy Components button in the Site Resources section: […]

How do I import Grades using a CSV?

How do I import Grades using a CSV? 1. Export the grades sheet from Avenue to Learn. By exporting the grade sheet, it will give you the correct column titles for importing. 2. Go to the grades tool, click Enter Grades, then click the Export button. All you require is […]

How do I request a continuing/non-registrar course shell?

At McMaster, we offer two types of course request. Typically if teaching an undergraduate or graduate course that is found in Mosaic, you would request a registrar course shell. However, we also offer the option of requesting sandbox/communication shells. This specific request form can be found at the Educational Technologies […]

Learning Object Repository (LOR)

Learning Object Repository (Learning Repository) The Learning Repository is an online library for storing, managing, and sharing your learning resources (learning objects). A learning object can be a quiz, a presentation, an image, a video, or any other kind of document or file you use to create course content and […]

Import/Export/Copy Components

The Import/Export/Copy Components tool is used to either copy your course from one semester’s course shell to the next semester’s or utilized to export your course to a .zip file on your computer. You must be enrolled as having the Instructor role in both courses, if you are copying from […]