Blackboard

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 enable the Echo360 tool link in Blackboard?

    The Echo360 tool link is hidden by default in Blackboard and must be enabled by the course instructor. This one-time setup must be completed for each course before instructors or students can access Echo360 recordings from Blackboard. Submit a Re...

  • 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 Blackboard course to allow student vie...

  • 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 Blackboard. Instructors can also store recordings in the Library that are not attached to an...

  • 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 Blackboard at blackboard.wayne.edu. Navigate to t...

  • 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...

  • How do I create a tool link for Echo360 Cloud?

    Follow the steps below to create a tool link for Echo360 Cloud. Navigate to a Content area in Blackboard. Move your cursor over Tools and then click Echo360 Cloud. Type in a name (e.g. EchoLectures, Cour Lectures). Optional: Choose Add Descript...

Qualtrics

  • 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. User Group features Collaborate on or share a survey with all members. Share a Contact List with a group. Share message draft...

  • 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 in Qualtrics Insight. How to copy a Survey to a Group Library Click the Library tab...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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. Visit qualtrics.wayne.edu and log in w...

Research Tools and High Performance Computing

  • 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...

  • 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...

Student Tracking and Advising

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...