toolkit ready for the fall?
Toolkit, that is. The Instructional Toolkit from ITC is a collection
of Web-based tools to help instructors create class home pages
(without having to learn a lot about the technology) and use electronic
resources to administer and manage courses.
Web makes it possible to communicate quickly, to distribute class
materials without using paper, and reduces the time the instructor
must spend administering these and others tasks so that more time
can be devoted to instruction. A grade book feature was added
in July that provides a place to record studentsı grades during
the course of the semester, including an option for calculating
each studentıs final grade and a way of submitting final grades
electronically to the Registrarıs Office. The toolkit makes it
easy for instructors to take advantage of these benefits.
staff, and graduate teaching assistants may use the toolkit to
create home pages for courses, workshops, training sessions or
other types of classes. Basic experience with a Web browser, such
as Netscape, is helpful but not required. All instructors need
to do is fill out a Web-based form. The Toolkit automatically
generates a course home page based on input by the instructor.
Online help pages list many frequently asked questions and their