Canvas

  • What faculty resources are available for Canvas?

    Faculty have access to a variety of resources to learn new tips, tricks, and features of Canvas.

  • How do I create a link in Canvas course menu?

    The Redirect Tool app in Canvas can help you create links to external web resources (a research database, a YouTube playlist) that show up as navigation items on the left-hand side of your course page. How to add a Redirect Tool link to the navigatio...

  • Canvas Assignment: Set-Up Uni-Check

    Create a new Assignment.Scroll down to Submission Type >> select Online >> Under online Entry Options select File Uploads.Scroll down to Plagiarism Review and select Unicheck.Click Save & Publish at the bottom of the page.

  • Canvas: Setting up Big Blue Button

    Follow the steps below to set-up Big Blue Button in Canvas. 1. Create a Conference by clicking Conferences in the navigation panel. 2. Click +Conference. 3. Fill in the Name and Duration fields, and select BigBlueButton in the Type dropdown....

  • Faculty Canvas FAQs

    In addition to the LMS Support team and the Office for Teaching & Learning, everyone at Wayne State University has access to the Canvas Guides at https://community.canvaslms.com/community/answers/guides/. Canvas Guides provide documentation for a...

  • What course tools can faculty use in Canvas?

    Every Canvas course contains a Course Tools link located in the course navigation menu. These tools contain custom Canvas functions that simplify administrative tasks.

  • How do I crosslist a course in Canvas?

    Crosslisting your courses allows you to merge multiple courses into a single Canvas course shell.

  • How can I view all discussion board responses on one page?

    The Discussion Post Aggregator collects and displays all discussion board responses on one page

  • How do I restore deleted items?

    Use this tool to view a list of recently deleted items and restore them to your course.

Lecture Capture

  • Who can use Echo360 lecture capture?

    All faculty at WSU can use Echo360 with their Canvas courses to provide high-quality video to their students.

  • How do I log in to Echo360 lecture capture?

    There are two ways to log in to the Echo360 cloud platform, however, instructors must first submit a request in order to create an account to use Classroom Capture or Universal Capture through their Canvas course. The preferred log in method is from ...

  • How do I access the Echo360 tool link in a Course?

    The Echo360 Recordings tool link is already available in courses. Submit a request through your for the course(s) you're teaching.Go to the Echo360 Recordings link and click to access Echo360.Click Link Content to link course to recordings. More inf...

  • How do I download and use Echo360 Universal Capture?

    Universal Capture (previously Personal Capture) software allows you to record desktop presentations from your own personal computer at any time or place. These recordings are stored on your personal computer but can be published to your Canvas course...

  • How do I manage Echo360 course content?

    Classroom content includes not only the captures generated during classes, but can also include other presentations or videos uploaded for students. This content can be added or removed, or can be made available or unavailable on a pre-determined sch...

  • What is the Echo360 Library and how do I manage content?

    The Echo360 Library is used to store all recorded, shared and uploaded content. Instructors can publish Library recordings to a course for student viewing in Canvas. Instructors can also store recordings in the Library that are not attached to any sp...

  • How do I disable class content downloads in Echo360?

    By default, students and instructors can download content published to a class. Follow the steps below if you do not want students or other instructors to download your classroom content. Login to Canvas.Navigate to the course where you want to disab...

  • How do I enable or disable Echo360 course section features?

    The Features tab of the Settings page for a section provides the ability for instructors to enable or disable certain features surrounding the content they post to classes. Instructors can choose: Whether users can post questions and responses (Q&...

  • What is Echo360 lecture capture?

    Wayne State University has migrated its lecture capture system to the Echo360 cloud. This new platform allows instructors to capture teaching materials, speeches and other events using Echo360 recording technology. Recordings can feature audio, video...

  • How can I request Echo360 for my lectures?

    All faculty can request access to Echo360 in their courses.

Qualtrics

  • What is Qualtrics?

    Qualtrics Research Core is a user-friendly, feature rich, web-based survey tool which allows users to build, distribute and analyze online surveys, collaborate in real-time and export data in multiple formats. Key features Access 100+ surveys and que...

  • How is my Qualtrics data backed up and how is it kept secure?

    Qualtrics Insight is an online subscription service. Survey data is maintained by Qualtrics, not by Wayne State University. Qualtrics backs up both surveys and responses securely. For more info, read the Qualtrics security statement at qualtrics.com/...

  • How do I use the File Upload feature in Qualtrics?

    The Qualtrics File Upload feature allows respondents to upload a file along with their survey response. This question type allows surveyors to collect data that may not be available through standard surveying, like collecting resumes and other import...

  • What do I do if I get an error message in Qualtrics?

    If you receive an error message when logging in to Qualtrics, check the Qualtrics Application Status Page at qualtrics.com/status to confirm whether the error is a system wide outage, or a direct issue with your account or the Wayne State license. Wa...

  • What is the Qualtrics Offline App and how do I use it?

    The Qualtrics Offline App allows you to administer surveys on location with a mobile device without an internet connection. When you use the offline app, information is collected on your device and then is later upload to Qualtrics when you reconnect...

  • What is the Qualtrics API and how do I use it?

    The Qualtrics Application Programming Interface (API) allows you to automate repetitive processes within the application. API can be used to automate accounts and contact lists, and to move information in and out of Qualtrics. Learn more about the Qu...

  • What are the Qualtrics user types?

    Wayne State University has established three levels of Qualtrics users. As normal practice, students are assigned to Level 1, non-faculty employees are assigned to Level 2 and Faculty are assigned to Level 3. Level 1: 25 surveys, 500 questions, 5,000...

  • What is the Qualtrics Product Roadmap?

    The Qualtrics Product Roadmap displays all of the features currently being planned or developed by Qualtrics. Find the Product Roadmap at qualtrics.com/product-roadmap. Features are organized by which stage of development they are currently in: Deliv...

  • How do I create an account for Qualtrics?

    Follow the steps below to create a Qualtrics account that is affiliated with Wayne State: 1. Visit qualtrics.wayne.edu 2. Log in with your Wayne State University AccessID and password, and then click Sign In. 3. Check the I agree checkbox to accept ...

  • How do I transfer an existing Qualtrics account?

    If you have a Qualtrics account that is associated with a different institution and you can still access that account, you can transfer your surveys to a Wayne State Qualtrics account: 1. Visit qualtrics.wayne.edu. 2. Enter your WSU AccessID and pas...

  • How do I collaborate with another Qualtrics user outside of Wayne State?

    Wayne State University users may collaborate with another Qualtrics user at another organization if both users have permissions to allow collaboration outside the organization. Follow the steps below to collaborate on or share a survey with a non-Wa...

  • I just received a survey from surveys@qualtrics-research.com, is it legitimate?

    Survey invitations generated by Wayne State University's Qualtrics accounts automatically come from surveys@qualtrics-research.com. This is a static email address provided by Qualtrics and emails sent from it are secure and may be trusted. Users may ...

  • How do I collaborate with another Qualtrics user within Wayne State?

    Users may collaborate on a survey with others within Wayne State University who have a Qualtrics account. Follow the steps below to collaborate on or share a survey with another WSU user in Qualtrics Insight. The other user must already have a Qualtr...

  • What is a Qualtrics User Group?

    You may wish to use a Qualtrics User Group if you regularly collaborate with the same set of users. Create a group using this form. User Group featuresShare a Contact List with a groupShare message drafts, graphics and other library itemsGroup member...

  • How do I share library items with a Qualtrics group?

    Once an administrator has created your Qualtrics Group, you may create, copy or move items into the Group Library. Follow the steps below to share library items within the Qualtrics Research Suite. How to copy an Invitation Message to a Group Library...

  • How do I send a Qualtrics email to a large audience?

    There are two ways to send surveys in the Qualtrics platform. You may send surveys via a contact list in Qualtrics or by sending an anonymous link to a LISTSERV list in your Wayne Connect email. Contact list: Contact lists were called Panels in the p...

  • How do I send a Qualtrics survey from my @wayne.edu email address?

    Qualtrics Insight allows users to send from Wayne State University email addresses. When sending individual invites to a panel via the Survey Mailer, users may use any @wayne.edu email address. Utilize this feature by typing the preferred email addre...

Student Tracking and Advising

  • What is STARS?

    The Student Tracking Advising Retention System (STARS) is a web application that interacts with a collection of Wayne State University databases. It is designed to enable convenient access to university data at both an individual and aggregate level ...