Base specs: – Mp4 container – Video: H264 video codec 1200kbps bitrate resolution: match source material frame rate: match source pixel aspect: square deinterlaced HD preferred – Audio: AAC audio codec 128kbps bitrate (stereo) Questions: On- or off- campus? Restricted material? (Use Glow) Less than 10 minutes? (if short and less than 10 minutes, consider more »
A Lightbox Gallery is a group of pictures that acts as an online photo album. You will choose a directory of images in your course folder you wish to use. Small thumbnails are generated through the Lightbox Gallery, which students use to view the gallery you have created. Step 1: Create Image Folder Under the Administration block, click on Files and more »
A Glow calendar can be reached by adding a Calendar Block. Calendar has 4 types of events. Site (event viewable in all courses – created by Glow administrators) Course (event viewable only to course members – created by instructors) Groups (event viewable only by members of a group – created by instructors) User (personal event more »
First, go to the “assignment” link that has been created by your instructor. Then, follow the steps below.
By default all the courses on Glow are NOT available to students UNTIL the instructor releases it to the students. To make your course available to your students, please do the following: Go to the course that you want to make available to students. From the “Administration” block, click the “Settings”. Under the “Settings”, click more »
Blocks Blocks provide information or settings that the instructor can use. Default block positions for a new course page Add Blocks pull down menu An instructor can add blocks from a pull down menu when Editing is On. Course page block arrangement You as an instructor can change the arrangement of blocks on the course more »
Linking to an external website in Glow Go into the course where you want to add a link, and turn editing on by clicking the button in the top right hand corner marked Turn editing on. Click on the drop-down menu called Add a resource and select the option Link to a file or website. In the new window: more »
Enrolling users to your course From ‘Administration‘ Block, click ‘Assign roles‘, then click one of the links as described below. Then follow the on-screen instruction to find the user in the system and move him/her from the right column to the left column. There are six pre-defined roles: Non-editing teacher: Non-editing teachers can teach in courses and grade more »
Before After Directions (Use Firefox for this.) Turn Editing On. Click Edit Summary icon in the very top box. Click Insert Image icon. Select the banner image or upload a file here, then select. When the Image URL is filled, add Alternate text, then click OK. Finally, click Save changes button to complete.
Overview Your students can submit any digital content (files), including, for example, word-processed documents, spreadsheets, images, audio and video clips, then you can send them feedback within GLOW. Assignments Module Choose Assignments > Advanced uploading of files from Add an activity… dropdown menu. How to set up a Dropbox using Assignment feature (per assignment, default) How to set up a more »
“Email” tool in Glow is one of many “Blocks” that one can add to the course. It is already added by default when courses are created on Glow. If it doesn’t appear after you login to your course, you can read the “How do I add/drop/configure one of the blocks on the side of my more »
Course settings control how the things appear in a course and give you access to a number of important course options. Some setttings are already completed for you. Others require you to make a decision such as Course Availability.
Admin Block Managing Blocks Adding a Block Files in GLOW
Your GLOW courses can be easily copied from one to another by using the Course Copy function found in the Administration block. This allows you to copy all or selected course resources and activities to a different course. Go to the new course. Make sure that the new course has the same number of visible sections as the more »
Every course in Glow has its own store of files that operates much like the hard drive on your local computer. Files can be Uploading files to it and deleted from it. Once there, they can be organized into folders, linked into your course for your students to view, or renamed. Only users who have the role of “teacher” more »