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  • SOLE Certificate Training Reminder Announcement

    Application & Web Support Services would like to remind you of our Summer SOLE Certificate Courses to provide training for Course and Site Administrators.

  • SOLE Spotlight | HSC Classroom Technology | June 2022

    Health Sciences Center faculty have access to Classroom Technology that can provide the best learning environment for both students and faculty.

  • SOLE Spotlight | YouTube Presentations in a Discussion Post | April 2022

    To keep students engaged, especially in online courses, it is a good idea to diversify course content and assessments. Using a Discussion Post in SOLE to allow students to submit a presentation for their peers to review and discuss along with the administrator is one way to promote engagement.

  • SOLE Summer Certificate Training Announcement

    Application & Web Support Services is pleased to announce our Summer SOLE Certificate Courses to provide training for Course and Site Administrators.

  • SOLE Spotlight | Live Polling | March 2022

    Live Polling is a tool used to check comprehension, enhance engagement and facilitate learning during class. Live polling requires no clickers and can be utilized from the student's phone or laptop to engage in poll questions. Live polling provides real-time results that can be released by the instructor, as well as the ability to grade polls for correct answers and participation.

  • SOLE Spotlight | WVU Closed Captioning Unit | February 2022

    As many faculty know, West Virginia University maintains an in-house team of professional transcribers and sign language interpreters who work to make the classroom more accessible for students registered with the Office of Accessibility Services. This team is also one of the oldest and most accomplished in the country, boasting an annual student satisfaction rating of 99%.

  • SOLE Spotlight | Annotator View | November 2021

    The SOLE Annotator tool provides document previews that can be annotated using the built-in commenting, highlighting, and drawing tools. The Annotator can be used by students to take notes on documents posted within Course Content while instructors can utilize it in congruence with the detailed grader to provide detailed annotations on submitted assignments.

  • Delay Monterey OS Upgrade

    ITS suggests Apple computer users delay Monterey OS upgrade until compatibility is ensured

  • WVU-managed Macs and iPads will get critical security update on Sunday, Sept. 26

    All faculty and staff who use a University-managed Mac or iPad should leave those devices turned on to accept a critical security update from Information Technology Services around 9 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 26. This update will prevent attackers from exploiting a known vulnerability that could let them access and control your device.

  • SOLE Spotlight | Certificates | September 2021

    The Certificate tool can be accessed from within Information on the left navigation. Click Add Certificate and define the General Settings. You must define a dependency which is the action a user must complete to claim their certificate. This dependency can necessitate a submission from the student through one of SOLE’s tools, including Assignments, Exams, Discussion, Gradebook, Journal, and Surveys. It can also be used based on content views within Course Content