Posts Categorized: Quarterly Updates

Platform Updates to TCU Online from Q2 2019 (April-June)

Discussions Save Feedback in Draft State This feature provides instructors the option to save feedback on discussions in a draft state prior to publishing. When instructors add feedback as part of the discussion evaluation, the Save Draft and Publish buttons will now display. This allows instructors to publish feedback and grades once they have reviewed… Read more »

Platform Updates to TCU Online from Q1 2019 (January-March)

Assignments Assignment Grader App Updates Supporting updates to the Assignments tool, the iOS and Android versions of the Assignment Grader application now include all of the available assignment types. This allows instructors to evaluate a wider variety of assignments using tablets; this feature may be especially helpful for in-class activities. Learn more: Assignment Grader App… Read more »

Platform Updates to TCU Online from Q4 2018 (October-December)

Anonymous Grading: Hide Student Names While Grading Assignments and Quizzes To decrease unconscious bias in the grading and feedback process, instructors can now configure assignments to anonymize student names and review quiz submissions without seeing student names. When this setting is turned on for an assignment or a quiz, TCU Online will not display identifying… Read more »

Platform Updates to TCU Online from Q3 (July – September) 2018

Content Overview Print/Download from Overview Users can now download and print an uploaded document from the Overview area of the Content tool. All document types except PDF will display the Download and Printoptions (PDF will only display the Download button). This is especially helpful to students if you upload your syllabus to the Overview area…. Read more »

Platform Updates to TCU Online from Q2 (April – June 2018) + July

Assignments Submitting a Text-only Assignment to an Assignment Submission folder When instructors create a new assignment submission folder, they can opt to make this a text-only submission folder by selecting Text Submission under Submission Options. Learn more: Create Assignment Submission Folders Improvements to TurnItIn Integration Dates – Date management is automated so Start and End… Read more »

2018 Platform Updates

Please review the posts below to view the 2018 Platform Updates to TCU Online. Platform Updates to TCU Online from Q1: January – March 2018 Platform Updates to TCU Online from Q2 (April – June 2018) + July Platform Updates to TCU Online from Q3 (July – September) 2018 Platform Updates to TCU Online from… Read more »

Platform Updates to TCU Online in 2017

Accessibility Accessibility Checker – An accessibility checker is available within Content, Widgets, Quizzes, Assignments, Calendar, and any other tools where an instructor or student can access the HTML Editor. After adding content to the HTML Editor, click the checker to ensure that your work conforms to accessibility standards. Learn more: Using the accessibility checker Creating… Read more »