Blackboard

  • CONTENT: How do I upload a syllabus to my course site?

    Follow the steps below to upload a syllabus to a course site in Blackboard. Click Syllabus in the course menu. Click Build Content under Create and then click Item. Enter a Name. Click the Browse My Computer button to attach the Syllabus. Clic...

  • Canvas Assignment: Set-Up Uni-Check

    1. Create a new Assignment. 2. Scroll down to Submission Type >> select Online >> Under online Entry Options select File Uploads 3. Scroll down to Plagiarism Review and select Unicheck. 4. Click Save & Publish a...

  • How do I setup Blackboard Mobile Learn at Wayne State University?

    Follow the steps below to complete one time setup to use Blackboard Mobile at Wayne State University. The Blackboard app is available on the App Store and Google Play. After you have installed the app, locate it on your phone and open it. Type Wa...

  • How do I manage settings in Blackboard Mobile Learn?

    Customization Blackboard Mobile Learn allows users to choose which courses show up and how they show up on the Blackboard Mobile Learn homepage. Click Edit above your course list and use the dropper to choose a course color, use the eye to co...

  • Where can I find my favorite Blackboard features in Canvas?

    The following chart details the names of common tools in Canvas and their Blackboard equivalents. Canvas Blackboard Function Announcements Announcements Communication with students about course events, cont...

  • What can I do within courses on Blackboard Mobile Learn?

    The Blackboard Mobile Learn App accommodates most of the features supported in your web browser. Grades Select the course for which you wish to see grades. Click Tools. Click My Grades and your grades will be displayed. Favorites On ...

  • What is the default Grading Schema in Blackboard?

    The default grading schema in Blackboard at Wayne State University is as follows. 94 - 100 A 90 Less Than 94 A- 87 Less Than 90 B+ 84 Less Than 87 ...

  • How do I embed HTML in Blackboard?

    Follow the steps below to embed HTML in Blackboard. Locate an embed code. Flickr YouTube Copy Embed code within text box. Navigate to your Blackboard course. Select Content. Move cursor over Build Content and select Item. Within...

  • BLACKBOARD: What do I need to use Blackboard?

    Users may access Blackboard with a Wayne State University AccessID and password. If you are unable to access your account, make sure you meet the proper system requirements and then contact the C&IT Help Desk for assistance.

  • ASSIGNMENTS: How does an instructor create an assignment using Blackboard?

    Follow the steps below to post/create an assignment as an instructor in Blackboard. Navigate to a content area in Blackboard. Move cursor over Assessments and then click Assignment. Type a Name of an assignment. Click Browse My Computer ...

  • BLACKBOARD: What is Blackboard?

    Blackboard is an online learning management system that Wayne State University faculty members may use to deliver all or part of a regularly scheduled course. Instructors may use Blackboard to provide students with information and documents, such as ...

  • BROWSERS: How do I clear my web browser's cache?

    If you are experiencing a problem with your web browser, clearing your cache files may resolve the issue. Find instructions for any browser at refreshyourcache.com.

  • BLACKBOARD: Where do I get help with Blackboard?

    Wayne State University provides Blackboard support and help for students, staff and faculty. Students Log in to Blackboard and click the Student Resources tab for information and resources, and to enroll in the Blackboard Basics for Students cour...

  • ASSIGNMENTS: How do I submit an assignment/SafeAssignment to my instructor via Blackboard?

    Follow the steps below to submit an assignment or SafeAssignment to an instructor in Blackboard. Navigate to the content area where the assignment is located. Click the assignment. Click Browse My Computer to attach a file. You also have the o...

  • COURSES: How do instructors change the title of a Blackboard course?

    Follow the steps below to change the title of a Blackboard course. Under Control Panel click Customization. Click Properties. Edit the Course Name. Click Submit. More information Video demonstration

  • CONTENT: How do I add a document to my organization site in Blackboard?

    Follow the steps below to add a document to an organization site in Blackboard. Click Content. Move cursor over Build Content and select the type of content that you would like to create. Name: Type a name for the content item. Find File: ...

  • CONTENT: How do I create a new content area in my course?

    Follow the steps below to create a new content area in a Blackboard course. 1. Click the Add Menu Item icon located in the Course Menu. 2. Click Content Area. 3. Type a name in the Name field. 4. Check the box Availa...

  • COURSES: How do I combine multiple sections of one course in Blackboard?

    To combine multiple sections of one course in Blackboard, please send an email request to lmsadmin@wayne.edu with the following information. Course ID number and sections you wish to include in the combined site (e.g., ENG 1010 section 001, 004, 0...

  • COURSES: How do I create and add a course banner to my Blackboard course?

    Follow the steps below to upload a course banner to your Blackboard course. Under the Control Panel click Customization. Select Teaching Style. Under Select Banner click Browse My Computer. Locate and select the file. Click Submit. Mor...

  • COURSES: How do I download Course Statistics?

    Follow the steps below to download course statistics in Blackboard. Under Control Panel click Evaluation. Click Course Reports. On the Course Reports page then click the menu options (down arrow) next to the desired report. Click Run. On the R...

  • COURSES: How do I get a Blackboard course site for training or department use?

    Wayne State University staff members may request a Blackboard course site for training, department or organization/committee use by sending an email request to lmsadmin@wayne.edu. Please be aware that only requests from WSU faculty or staff will be a...

  • COURSES: Hide or Display courses on the My Blackboard Page

    Blackboard users may hide or display course on the My Blackboard page. How to hide a course Follow the steps below to hide courses from the My Blackboard page. Highlight the My Courses module. Click the gear icon. Un-check all boxes for a ...

  • COURSES: How do I import archived materials to an existing course?

    Follow the steps below to import archived materials into an existing Blackboard course. Navigate to Control Panel, click Packages and Utilities and then click Import Package/View Logs. Click Import Package. Click Browse My Computer and choose ...

  • COURSES: How do I import course content from the Archived Courses tab?

    Only the Instructor of Record and anyone added with the Instructor role in a Blackboard course or organization may retrieve course content from an archived course. Another course owner can be added by sending an email request to lmsadmin@wayne.edu. ...

  • COURSES: How do instructors copy Blackboard course content between courses?

    Instructors may copy content between courses on Blackboard. Follow the steps below to copy content from course to another. Enter the course site where you want to copy the content from. Under Control Panel click Packages and Utilities. Click Cou...

  • COURSES: How does an instructor find the CourseID for a course in Blackboard?

    The course ID is located in the course menu of Blackboard.

  • COURSES: Make Blackboard course site available to students

    Follow the steps below to make a Blackboard course site available to students. 1. Navigate to your Blackboard course site. 2. Under Course Management, click Customization. 3. Click Properties. 4. Under Set Availability, cli...

  • COURSES: Why can't I find my course in Blackboard?

    Courses may not appear in Blackboard for multiple reasons. Courses may take up to 24-48 hours after registration to appear in Blackboard. If a course has not been enabled by the instructor, it will not appear. Some instructors do not enable cour...

  • DISCUSSION BOARD: Using Discussion Boards within Blackboard

    Blackboard users may create or reply to discussion boards. How to create a thread Follow the steps below to create a thread. Click Tools located in the Course Menu. Click Discussion Board. Click the forum name to enter the forum. Click the...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Choose which grade columns are visible to students?

    Follow the steps below to manage which grade columns are visible to students in Blackboard. Click Grade Center and then click Full Grade Center in the Control Panel. Click the grey arrow next to the column name and click Edit Column Information...

  • STUDENT: How do I create and comment on Blackboard blog entries?

    A blog (a shorthand term that means web log) is a personal online journal that is frequently updated and intended for general public access and use. Most blogs also include a commenting system so that users may respond to and interact with one anothe...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Create a column in Grade Center?

    Follow the steps below to create a column in Grade Center in Blackboard. Click the Create Column button. Enter a Column Name. Optional: Enter a Grade Center Display Name (Displays as the column header in the Grade Cente...

  • STUDENT: How do I create and use Portfolios in Blackboard?

    Blackboard Portfolios are a valuable tool in academic and professional development. They provide a powerful medium for users to efficiently collect and organize samples of work completed over time. Portfolios offer a means to demonstrate formative an...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Create a Grading Schema?

    Instructors may employ Grading Schema to display a grade as letters (A, B+ ,B , etc), Pass/Fail or custom symbols. A Grading Schema defines the values of letter grades and customized grade symbol sets. For example, a student’s quiz score is 89 ...

  • STUDENTS: How do I create and reply to Blackboard discussion board posts?

    A Discussion Board is a tool for sharing thoughts and ideas in a Blackboard course. A course may contain multiple Discussion Boards, which are made up of forums, threads and posts. How to create a thread Follow the steps below to create a thread...

  • GRADE CENTER: Using Grade periods in Blackboard

    Grading periods are user-created segments (terms, weeks, homework, etc.) that help organize and manage the Grade Center. How to create a grading period Follow the steps below to create a grading period in Blackboard. In Full Grade Center, h...

  • What are Blackboard journals and journal entries?

    Journals are self-reflective spaces where students may post thoughts on course topics. Students have the option to create their own Journal Entry and comment on other student's Journals as well. An instructor must start a Journal in order for Journal...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Create a Weighted Grade Column?

    Follow the steps below to create a Weighted Grade Column in Blackboard. Navigate to Grade Center and select Full Grade Center. Move cursor over the Create Calculated Column button. Select Weighted Column. Enter a Column Name (ex. Weighted Total...

  • DISCUSSION BOARD: Grading Discussion Boards.

    Follow the steps below to enable and grade a discussion forum or thread in Blackboard. How to enable grading for a forum or thread Follow the steps below to enable grading for a forum or thread. Navigate to the Blackboard Course in which you ...

  • GRADE CENTER CATEGORIES: How do I Change Categories in Grade Center?

    Follow the steps below to change categories using Column Organization. Navigate to Full Grade Center. Move cursor over the Manage menu button. Click Column Organization. Check the checkbox next to desired columns. Move the cursor over the Chan...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I change how test attempts are scored?

    Follow the steps below to manage how test attempts are scored in Blackboard. Move the cursor over the desired column header and click the drop-down arrow (menu options) to show context menu. Click Edit Column Information. Under Score attempts us...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Change the Current View of the Grade Center?

    Follow the steps below to change the current view of Grade Center. Navigate to Full Grade Center. Click Filter. Move the cursor over Current View (Default view is Full Grade Center). Select the view desired from the menu. Optional: Cl...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I change the primary display for a column?

    The Primary Display for Grade Center column results can be shown as Complete/Incomplete, Letter, Percentage, Score or Text. Follow the steps below to manage this feature. Move the cursor over the desired column header and click the drop-down arrow...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Download an assignment for all students?

    Follow the steps below to download all student submissions for a single assignment in a Blackboard course. Navigate to Control Panel . Click Grade Center to expand the menu options. Click Full Grade Center. Click the drop-down arrow (menu op...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Grade an Assessment in Grade Center?

    Follow the steps below to grade an assignment in Grade Center in Blackboard. Under Course Management, click Grade Center and then click Full Grade Center. For the desired student, click the drop-down arrow (menu options) for their test. Click Vi...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Download the Grade Center spreadsheet?

    Users may download or upload Grade Center spreadsheets. How to download Follow the steps below to download your Grade Center spreadsheet. Full Grade Center, highlight Work Offline. Click Download. Select Full Grade Center.
Unde...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Enter a grade using Edit Grade?

    Blackboard users with Instructor or Teaching Assistant access to a course, and Leader or Assistant access to an organization may enter grades using Edit Grade. How to view and grade an assignment Follow the steps below to view and grade an assig...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Freeze columns using Column Organization?

    Follow the steps below to manage columns in the Blackboard Grade Center. How to Show/Hide Columns Hiding a column maintains all existing information associated with the column, but prevents it from being seen within the Grade Center. Move th...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I create Category and Status Smart Views?

    A Smart View is a filtered view of Blackboard Grade Center. Instructors can use this tool to quickly access grade center information that matches set criteria. With smart views, you may view: An existing group Student performance for a particu...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Create new categories in Grade Center?

    Follow the steps below to create a new Category in the Blackboard Grade Center. Navigate to Full Grade Center. Move cursor over Manage menu button. Click Categories. Click Create Category. Enter a Name for the Category. Click Submit. Video...

  • How do I share OneDrive files via Blackboard?

    OneDrive files and folders may be shared in Blackboard by creating a Web Link. Follow the steps below to share OneDrive items in Blackboard. How to share OneDrive files and folders Click the ellipses (…) next to a file or folder in OneD...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Delete a column in Grade Center?

    Follow the steps below to delete a column in Blackboard Grade Center. Click the drop-down arrow (menu options) of the desired column header. Click Delete Column. Click OK. More information Video demonstration Note: Columns cannot be del...

  • GRADE CENTER: Show/hide columns

    Follow the steps below to hide or show a column in Blackboard Grade Center. In Full Grade Center, highlight Manage then click Column Organization. Click the check box next to name of a column. Move cursor over Show/Hide, click Hide Selected Co...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Leave feedback on an assignment or test?

    Follow the steps below to leave feedback on an assignment in Blackboard. Navigate to Full Grade Center. Click the drop-down arrow (menu options) next to an assignment or test. Click View Grade Details. Click Grade Attempt. Enter your desired c...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Override a grade in Grade Center?

    Follow the steps below to override a grade in Blackboard Grade Center. How to override a grade in Grade Center Follow the steps below to override a grade in the Grade Center. Click here to launch a video demonstration in a new window. In Grade...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Re-order columns using Column Organization?

    Follow the steps below to re-order columns in Blackboard Grade Center with drag-and-drop using Column Organization. Move the cursor over the Manage menu button. Click the Column Organization. On the Column Organization page, the Grade Center col...

  • RESPONDUS: What is Respondus and how do I download it?

    Respondus Software is used to create, print and deploy exams in Blackboard. Respondus is offered free to Wayne State University Faculty. Please contact the Office for Teaching and Learning at 313-577-1980 to obtain a license. How to download Resp...

  • RESPONDUS: How do I upload a test, survey or pool to Blackboard using Respondus?

    Follow the steps below to upload a test, survey or pool to Blackboard using Respondus. Directly upload your assessment to Blackboard Open Respondus (after patching Respondus your Current Personality should read Blackboard 7.x - 9.x). Click th...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I upload graded assignments to each student on Blackboard?

    Follow the steps below to upload graded assignments to each student on Blackboard. Assignment tool Navigate to Full Grade Center. For the desired student, click the drop-down arrow (menu options) next to the Needs Grading icon. Click View Gr...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Set up Extra Credit in the Grade Center?

    Before a column can be used for extra credit, it must be created with points possible set to zero (0). Creating a column this way allows instructors to award extra credit without increasing the total points, which would penalize students who do not e...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I Use Attempt Statistics?

    Follow the steps below to use Attempt Statistics in Blackboard Grade Center. Navigate to Full Grade Center. Move the cursor over the desired column header for the test or survey to be viewed. Click the drop-down arrow (menu options). Click Atte...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I View Column Statistics of a Grade Column?

    Instructors have the ability to view Column Statistics in Blackboard, including the average, median and standard deviation of a Grade Item, plus Status Distribution and Grade Distribution. Follow the steps below to view Grade Column Statistics. M...

  • RESPONDUS: How does an instructor enable Respondus Lockdown Browser on an assessment?

    Blackboard instructors can follow the steps below to enable Respondus Lockdown Browser on an assignment. In the Control Panel click Course Tools. Select Respondus Lockdown Browser. Locate the name of your Test/Survey/Quiz and click the Settings ...

  • RUBRICS: How does an instructor copy a Rubric?

    A Blackboard Instructor may follow the steps below to copy a Rubric. Under Course Management select Course Tools. Select Rubrics. Click the drop-down arrow next to the name of the desired rubric. Click Copy. More information Learn more ab...

  • RUBRICS: How does an instructor Create a Rubric in an Assignment?

    A Blackboard Instructor may follow the steps below to create, access or delete a Rubric within an Assignment. How to create a Rubric Click the Assessment button in the Content Area. Click Assignment. Enter a Name and Color and Instructions....

  • RUBRICS: How do I import or export a rubric in Blackboard?

    Follow the steps below to export or import a rubric in Blackboard. How to export rubric(s) Click here to launch a video demonstration in a new window. In the Control Panel, click Course Tools then click Rubrics. Select the rubric(s) you wis...

  • TESTS: How do I create an Adaptive Release rule on an Exam or Quiz?

    Blackboard Instructors may follow the steps below to create an Adaptive Release rule on an exam or quiz. Navigate to the exam or quiz in Blackboard. Next to the Title click the drop-down arrow and select Adaptive Release Enter date/time criteria...

  • TESTS: How do I Set Up a Partial Credit Question on a Test?

    Blackboard Instructors may follow the steps below to set up a Partial Credit Question on a test. Enter your Blackboard Course Site. Under Control Panel click Course Tools to expand the menu options then click Tests, Surveys and Pools. Click Test...

  • TESTS: Deploying Tests

    Blackboard Instructors may follow the steps below to Deploy Tests. Navigate to a content area. Highlight Assessments. Click Test. Select the test you wish to deploy in Add an Existing Test section. Click Submit. Set test availability and othe...

  • TESTS: In Blackboard, how does an Instructor reset a test for a student?

    If a student is locked out of a test or an error happens while submitting a test, the instructor has the ability to clear the attempt so that the student may complete the test. Blackboard Instructors can follow the steps below to reset a test or ...

  • TESTS: How do I take Quizzes and Tests in Blackboard?

    Follow the steps below to take quizzes or tests in Blackboard. In the Course Menu, click the content area which contains the assessment. 2. Select the name of the Exam or Survey. 3. Read the Instructions. 4. Click Beg...

  • TOOLS: How do I check my grades on Blackboard?

    The My Grades page on Blackboard may include item names, details, due dates, student and instructor dates of activity, posted grades, points possible, links to rubrics used for grading, and your instructor's comments about the items. Follow the steps...

  • TOOLS: How do I create and comment on a blog in Blackboard?

    Follow the steps below to create and comment on a blog in Blackboard. How to create a blog Click Tools in the Course Menu. Click Blogs. Click Create Blog. Enter in desired Blog Name and Instructions located under Blog Information. Under Bl...

  • USERS AND GROUPS: How do instructors add a non-WSU participant to a Blackboard course?

    To gain access to Blackboard, a person must have a Wayne State University AccessID. Any person not affiliated with WSU must obtain a Guest AccessID. After obtaining a Guest AccessID, send an email to lmsadmin@wayne.edu supplying the WSU Guest Acc...

  • TOOLS: How do I find a portfolio shared with the course or organization?

    As a Blackboard user, you may find a portfolio from the Content Collection that has been shared with either a course or an organization, or that has been shared directly with your account. How to find a portfolio by course/organization Follow th...

  • TOOLS: How do I send an email in Blackboard?

    Follow the steps below to send an email via Blackboard. Click Tools on the course menu. Click Send Email. Click All Instructor Users. Enter a subject and message. Click Attach a File. Click Browse to attach a file from your computer Click Su...

  • TOOLS: In Blackboard, how does an instructor send email to the class or organization?

    A Blackboard instructor may follow the steps below to send an email to their class. Enter the course or organization site. Under Control Panel, click Course Tools to expand the menu options. Click Send Email. Choose the group you are mailing (f...

  • USERS AND GROUPS: How do I add users / students to my Blackboard course site?

    Follow the steps below to add users/students to a Blackboard course site. In the Control Panel, click Users and Groups and then Users. Click + Add Users. Enter an WSU AccessID and choose a Role. Student: Default Role. Can access content an...

  • USERS AND GROUPS: How do I remove users from my Blackboard organization site?

    Follow the instructions below to remove users from your Blackboard organization site. Method one Use the Edit User link From the My Blackboard page, click the Edit Users link next to the name of your organization under Organizations you are...

  • TOOLS: What is Blackboard Collaborate?

    Blackboard Collaborate is Wayne State University’s virtual classroom and web conferencing system. Collaborate sessions usually consist of a single moderator or an instructor and multiple participants or students in an academic setting. Feat...

  • USERS AND GROUPS: How do I allow guest users to view my Blackboard course?

    An instructor may allow guest access to a Blackboard course. Guests have very limited access to the course; they cannot participate in discussion board forums, tests, surveys, virtual classroom sessions or access group pages and student tools. Ho...

  • USERS AND GROUPS: How do I create groups in my Blackboard organization site?

    Follow the steps below to create groups in your Blackboard organization site. From the My Blackboard page, click on your organization site. Under the Control Panel click Users and Groups. Click Groups. Click on either Create Single Group or Cre...

  • How do I request help from Blackboard Support?

    Wayne State University faculty may contact Blackboard administrators for help via email or telephone. 313-577-9457 lmsadmin@wayne.edu

  • How do I enable the Pearson My Lab Tool?

    Follow the steps below to enable the Pearson My Lab Tool. Navigate to the Blackboard Course in which you are teaching. Under Control Panel, click Customization. Select Tool Availability. Locate the Pearson's My Lab/Mastering (Content) and Pears...

  • How do I get the Blackboard mobile app?

    The Blackboard Mobile Learn app is available on both iOS and Android devices. Search for Blackboard in your device's app store or use the links below. App Store Google Play Store Web: Learn more at blackboard.com/mobile-learning. ...

  • How do I request an Organization from Blackboard Support?

    Follow the steps below to request an Organization from Blackboard Support. On the My Blackboard page, click Request an Organization. Enter your access ID, password and organization details on the next page. Click Submit. Note: You...

  • USERS AND GROUPS: How do I Sign Up for a Self-Enroll Group in my Blackboard Course or Organization?

    Follow the steps below to sign-up for a group in Blackboard. Navigate to your Blackboard Course. Click Tools from the Course Menu. Select Groups. Locate the Group that you would like to join and select Sign Up below. You are now brought to the...

  • GRADE CENTER: How do I clear an Attempt on an Assignment?

    An individual student's Attempt on an Assignment may be cleared within the Grade Center. Follow the steps below to clear an attempt. Move the cursor over the desired cell. Click the drop-down arrow (menu options) in the cell. Click View Grad...

Lecture Capture

  • Who can use Echo360 lecture capture?

    WSU faculty can use Classroom Capture services if they are teaching in a classroom equipped with Echo360 recording technology. Faculty can also use Personal Capture software to record content on their personal computer or laptop. Recorded content can...

  • 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 to use Echo360 services in order to create an account to use Classroom Capture or Personal Capture. The preferred log in method is from yo...

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

    The Echo360 Recordings tool link is already available in courses. Submit a Request to use Echo360 services for the course(s) you’re teaching. Go to the Echo360 Recordings link and click to access Echo360. Click Link Content to link course...

  • How do I download and use Echo360 Personal Capture?

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

  • 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 ...

  • 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. As shown in the figure below, available features include: Whether use...

  • 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...

Qualtrics

  • 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. N...

  • 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 a...

  • 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...

  • 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 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: ...

  • What is a Qualtrics User Group?

    You may wish to use a Qualtrics User Group if you will regularly collaborate on surveys with the same set of users. Create a group using this form. User Group features Collaborate on or share a survey with all members. Share a Contact List wi...

  • 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 a Survey to a Group Library Click ...

  • 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 th...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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: 5 surveys, 100 questions, 50...

  • How do I create an account for Qualtrics?

    Follow the steps below to create a new Qualtrics account. Visit qualtrics.wayne.edu. Log in with your Wayne State University AccessID and password, and then click Sign In. Check the I agree checkbox to accept the WSU guidelines for using Qualtri...

  • How do I transfer an existing Qualtrics account?

    Follow the steps below to transfer an existing Wayne State University Qualtrics account. Visit qualtrics.wayne.edu. Enter your WSU AccessID and password then click Sign In. Check the I agree box to accept the WSU guidelines for using Qualtrics. ...

  • 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. NOTE, Qualtrics' free trial account is available to everyone, however...

  • 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...

Research Tools and High Performance Computing

  • What is the Researcher's Dashboard and how do I use it?

    Researcher's Dashboard is an easy-to-use and intuitive tool that streamlines and enhances the pre-award and post-award grant processes for both researchers and administrators, providing a secure, easily accessible gateway to researchers' proposal and...

  • What is a Research Network? And what do I have access to at Wayne State?

    Wayne State University has access to two advanced research networks: Internet2 and Michigan LambdaRail. These networks enable high-speed collaboration and networking throughout the global academic community. C&IT has also created the Science ...

  • What is Grid Computing?

    Wayne State University's Grid is a centrally-managed, scalable, computing system capable of housing and managing research-related projects involving high-speed computation, data management, parallel and distributed computing, grid computing and other...

  • What specialized IT information can I include in my grant proposal?

    Your grant proposal may include information about the Wayne State University Grid, the Researcher’s Dashboard and the available research networks. Summaries of each service are included below with links to full descriptions and further informat...

  • What is the Operational Data Store (ODS) and how do I use it?

    The Operational Data Store (ODS) is a relational database that provides an extensive and flexible datastore and a number of business organized reporting views that allow users to produce transaction and management-level decision reports. To gain a...

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 ...

  • What is the Guide Mobile App?

    What is Guide? Guide is an intuitive mobile app that helps students to be more proactive and thoughtful about their college experience; providing them with reminders, helpful hints, and resources from the time they are admitted through graduation. ...