WolfWare News: August 2019
Here is your latest WolfWare news, compiled to help you make the most effective use of WolfWare.
New and Noteworthy
- Our annual upgrade was completed this Spring and Moodle 3.6 is available for you to begin preparing Fall courses. Please see “What’s New in Moodle 3.6?“ to find out what’s changed.
- Zoom is available for your web conferencing needs. Learn more about Zoom’s rich set of features and how to get started.
- Turnitin is available within Moodle to support the process of original writing in your class. It provides instructors with enhanced grading tools for giving feedback to your students. Review an overview of Turnitin.
- WolfWare Google Groups have replaced the WolfWare Email Lists tool. They are designed to give you easy emailing capability with your class (along with an archive of messages sent) as well as provide you with Google file sharing and the ability to easily add events to your students’ Google calendars. Read information to get started with WolfWare Google Groups.
Tips and Reminders
Top Hat: The student engagement platform, Top Hat, is available to NC State faculty to use in their classrooms at no cost to their students. Visit go.ncsu.edu/tophat to learn more.
Mediasite: You can now add Mediasite recordings directly to your Moodle space via the “Add an Activity or Resource” list by selecting the Mediasite Activity.
Faculty Workshops: DELTA regularly offers workshops on WolfWare technologies, including Moodle, Mediasite, WolfWare WordPress and Zoom, in addition to other teaching with technology topics. Check out our workshop schedule and register for sessions.
LMS Maintenance Windows: We reserve blocks of time to take WolfWare components offline for upgrades and maintenance. View the maintenance schedule to stay up-to-date with WolfWare availability. We will post a notification reminder about maintenance windows on WolfWare approximately one week prior.
WolfWare Roadmap: Are you interested in what we are working on and have planned for the future? Take a look at the roadmap to get an idea of what has been done and what is planned for WolfWare. Future items are all subject to change, contact firstname.lastname@example.org if specifics are needed.
Feature Requests and General Feedback: We welcome your input to make our WolfWare technologies as useful as possible to your teaching. To provide feedback and to submit (or view) feature requests, go to wolfware.ncsu.edu and select “Send Feedback” at the bottom of the page.
Thank you for your interest! Please don’t hesitate to contact DELTA’s LearnTech help desk at 919.513.7094, or email email@example.com if you need assistance.