Accessing local files from Virtual Lab
Description: When opening/saving files on Virtual Lab, it is important to make sure that you are saving to your local machine rather than to the server. Below is a picture of an example open dialog from a program in Virtual Lab, highlighting the general location of your local drive (Please note that Operating System and user […]
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Why use VoiceThread?
Description: Why Use VoiceThread?
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Sakai Tests & Quizzes Tool
Description: Sakai Tests & Quizzes Tool
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Why use a classroom response system?
Description: Why Use a Classroom Response System?
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Peer Review Options (using UNC Instructional Technologies)
Description: Peer Review Tools Using UNC Instructional Technologies A quick comparison: Tool Great for… Sakai: Assignments Tool ·      Peer review of written and media assignments, as well as general peer review for group participation ·      Grading the person being reviewed by peers, NOT the peer reviewers Sakai: Lessons Tool (with Student Pages) ·      Anonymous peer reviews, […]
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Best practices for online discussions
Description: Best Practices for Online Discussions
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Facilitating Online Discussions
Description: Facilitating Online Discussions
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Register for Poll Everywhere (Faculty)
Description: There are two types of Poll Everywhere Accounts: public and UNC. Both are free, though the UNC Account provides more functionality. UNC Poll Everywhere Instructor Account – Recommended (and free) Since Spring 2010, the Center for Faculty Excellence and Information Technology Services have paid for a group of licenses that allow individual instructors to use […]
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Register for Poll Everywhere (Students)
Description: IMPORTANT: If you have not used Poll Everywhere in a course since Fall Semester 2012, you will need to edit your registration information (just once) to reflect the new YourPID_YourOnyen identifier requirement. To do so: Log in to the UNC Poll Everywhere Portal with your Poll Everywhere account information. Select Voter Registration. Select Details to […]
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How do I access my local files using a file path in Virtual Lab in programs such as SAS, SPSS, R, etc?
Description: This problem occurs because when using Virtual Lab, the program defaults to the harddrive on our servers.  However, you should be able to correct this by using the following format:  “\\Client\C$\pathtofile…”.  “\\Client\” tells it to go to the client’s (your) computer.  From there, you can use the file path associated with your personal computer. The […]
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