Getting Started | Course Setup | Additional Features | Additional Info First time using Glow Q: What’s my username & password? Q: How do I set up my courses? Q: How do I enroll & remove students, TAs, and auditors from my course? Setting up a course Q: How do I add course syllabus, readings, more »
This is a very good question. It depends on what you would like to accomplish with Glow. Glow is a technology tool. Like all other technology tools, it’s a double-edge sword. When used effectively it will help maximize your power of teaching and help students learn better. Please contact iTech@williams.edu to set up a one-on-one more »
A course consists of three basic types of information: registrar information, course content and/or course activities, and the organization or presentation of your content and/or activities. Registrar information is such information as the name of the course, the times and place the class meets, the enrolled students, etc. This information is automatically set up for more »
Your GLOW login ID & password are the same ones you use for your email and most other College services. You can change your password, and retrieve lost passwords at pchanger.williams.edu. For those who don’t have a Williams User ID but have guest account or temp account on Glow, your user ID and password will 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 »
Login to GLOW and select the course for which you want to create the forum. Once in the course, turn editing on. Choose where on the middle section you want to place the forum discussion. Select “Forum” from the “Add an activity…” drop down menu. In the Adding a new Forum page, enter a name for the 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 »