ETS Tips

Turn on Spell Check in your Connect Course

Turn on Spell Check in your Connect Course

Mar 23 — Want to turn on your spell check in Connect content editors? With these simple instructions, you should be good to go!

Participation Summary in Connect Wikis

Participation Summary in Connect Wikis

Mar 22 — Looking to track an individual student’s activity in a group Wiki? The Participation Summary feature in Connect Wikis provides an editing history of the Wiki, allowing you to view user participation and contribution to the Wiki!

Add Videos to Course Content in Connect

Add Videos to Course Content in Connect

Mar 16 — Want to add a welcome video for students in your course? Or an introduction video for each unit? You can quickly and easily add videos in your course content areas using Kaltura Media Mashups!

Copy Forward LOCR Readings from a Previous Course

Copy Forward LOCR Readings from a Previous Course

Nov 26 — Looking to import your past course readings into a new course section in Connect? You can quickly and easily copy readings into a new course shell using LOCR!

Organize pages in your UBC Blog using Menus

Organize pages in your UBC Blog using Menus

Nov 23 — Want to customize the look and feel of your UBC Blog? Organize your blog’s navigation using Menus in Wordpress!

Download Grades from the Connect Grade Center

Download Grades from the Connect Grade Center

Nov 22 — Pressed for time and need to download your student’s grades now? With just a few clicks, you can have them ready to go in an Excel file!

Digitize book chapters with Library Course Reserves

Digitize book chapters with Library Course Reserves

Nov 20 — Looking to make specific book chapters available to students in your course? Then the Library Course Reserves tool in Connect is for you! With just a few steps, the UBC Library can digitize chapters for any course.

Create a Calculated Weighted Column in the Grade Center

Create a Calculated Weighted Column in the Grade Center

Nov 10 — Looking to start weighing the percentages of your assignments in the Grade Center? The Calculated Weighted Column enables you to create a running total of all assessments in your course. Learn more by clicking on the ETS Tips icon!

Create your own Assignment Rubric with the Rubrics Tool

Create your own Assignment Rubric with the Rubrics Tool

Nov 9 — Want to make your grading quicker and clearer for students in Connect? Create your own custom-made rubric with the Rubrics Tool!

Missing Scroll Bar in macOS

Missing Scroll Bar in macOS

Nov 3 — Difficulty seeing all the columns in the Grade Center? Perhaps it is due to your Mac’s scrollbar settings. Make the Grade Center scrollbar reappear with just a few clicks!