Changes in Graduate Grading Schema

Earlier in the year, the Institute Curriculum Committee (ICC) approved changes to the grading scale used for graduate courses. This unfortunately means that any courses created for Fall 2020 created before the announcement, have an out-dated schema. We explored the possibility of having Blackboard run a backend database query to correct the schema but the […]

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Meet the Brightspace Pilot Faculty!

Meet the Brightspace Faculty Champions! Brightspace is generating a lot of interest with almost 60 faculty volunteering to pilot courses in Brightspace this fall. Due to the nature of our phased implementation, LIT could support approximately 20 (we wish everyone could support everyone!). Pilot faculty were selected from volunteers with input from the Senate Academic […]

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Unification of LIT and WIT Online

We are excited to share an organizational realignment to unify the WIT Online and Learning Innovation &Technology Teams within Technology Services. Please continue using the current communications channels this fall to contact LIT lit@wit.edu for full-time and WIT Online online@wit.edu for part-time course support. The realignment supports the strategic focus areas of High-Value Learning and […]

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Fall 2020 Faculty Workshops

LIT and WIT Online look forward to cross-disciplinary conversations and sharing in the workshops to start the fall 2020 term: Tues 9/8 at 11am Best Practices: Managing Your Online Course Tues 9/8 at 12pm Best Practices for Using Zoom for Remote Teaching Tues 9/8 at 4pm Boost Study Time through Anytime Anywhere Access to Course Syllabus and […]

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Use Gradescope to Save Time Grading

What is Gradescope? Gradescope is an online grading platform used to grade homework, quizzes, group projects, and exams. It reduces grading time, increases grading consistency, and provides statistical summary for every assignment. Gradescope helps you seamlessly administer and grade all of your assessments, whether online or in-class. Save time grading and get a clear picture […]

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