ABOUT CLASSWEB

Description

ClassWeb is a flexible, scalable web-based courseware application that allows instructors and students to share course related information and conduct courses online in a secure environment.

A Brief Summary of ClassWeb Features:

ClassWeb is integrated with TC's Student Information System. Features may be chosen as desired from a wide range of options, including:

Syllabus: All information about the course, study guide, bibliography, materials, requirements, learning outcomes, and specific policies. Includes links to regulations, related courses and the home page.

Outline: Lists the activities for each week, or session. Click on individual sessions to add, edit and view activities, requirements, assignments and other resources and materials for that specific week.

Projects: A repository for describing group projects. These can be linked to sessions.

Lectures: A spot to put lecture notes. Students can print lectures out separately for off-line viewing.

Testing: Online quizzes and surveys may be posted here.

Grade Book: Instructors can manage course grading in the Grade Book, and allow students to see grades and comments posted.

Files: A place to store personal work and view work posted by other individuals and groups.

Messages: Shows class list with facilities for emailing entire class, groups, or individuals.

Discussions: The course bulletin board, where topics are posted and discussed online.

Utilities: The instructor's course management area. Add and delete features and participants, set permissions, create groups, track student activity, and other options.

Chat: With an integrated whiteboard, text and two-way audio chat, this feature allows synchronous connection at a distance. Includes anonymous polling, slide capability, private ‘rooms’ and much more.

eReserves: Allows faculty to interact with the library and post reserve materials online.

Portal: The portal option allows connectivity and collaboration across courses and groups system-wide, as well as calendaring, personal settings, news feeds, and much more.

New Features

Course Management:

Course Migration will allow transfer of content from one course to another course.

Students profiles will allow students to post information aboout themselves,their studies and academic interests.

Interface:

Reviewed and redesigned for increased functionality and usability
Redesigned file management area
Spell checking now available in text boxes

Chat:

Two-way audio capability
Dynamic anonymous polling,
Moderation
Improved access control

Discussions:

Offline access to discussions with the use of a synchronizing plug-in

Ability to delete individual discussion messages

Portability:

Complete courses and content modules can now be moved easily between instructors and installations, allowing faculty to share courses and modules.

Accessibility:

ClassWeb now meets or exceeds level-one compliance for web accessibility under the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Extensibility:

Ability to import SCORM-compliant learning objects.


For information and inquiry please send a message to MyTCportal/ClassWeb Development Team.