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New features in eCampus go live May 14; open labs set for May 15-16

The new and improved version of eCampus is set to go live after an outage from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 14. A new informational site at ecampusinfo.wvu.edu will supplement the main site.

After the upgrade, faculty members will be able to lock down exam locations by IP addresses, limiting testing to a designated computer lab. Other new features include the ability to adjust all course dates automatically with one tool, to determine how long a student took to complete an exam, and to recognize student achievements. A Retention Center will replace the early-warning system, and the Grade Center and Collaborate tools will be updated.

Open labs to train instructors are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 15 at Room 221 of Hodges Hall and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 16 at G-11 of the Engineering Sciences Building. To register, click here and scroll down to see eCampus workshops:http://wvu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0fEX6Sm5QSPI1PT

Summer classes begin Monday, May 19.

Instructors who want to use content created before the spring 2014 semester should begin building content for summer and fall now. After May 14, instructors can access that content through a new menu link at https://ecampus.wvu.edu/.

All content MUST be rebuilt in the new version of eCampus by Oct. 1.

Meanwhile, to accommodate user requests, work is continuing on a new application for mobile devices. Stay tuned for future developments.

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