Instructional Technology FAQ
A: The first step is to scroll to the top and right hand corner of your course and select “turn editing on.” From there, scroll all the way to the bottom of your course page and on the bottom left hand side, you will see the option, add a new topic and then you can specify how many you would like to add.
A: Yes, when you are setting up your assignment activity, you can enable use mark workflow which can be found under the grade settings. This will allow you to select which students you wish to release the grades for or update their assignment status (eg. not marked, in marking, marking completed, released, etc.).
A: LATTE is based on Moodle 3. Brandeis will move forward with an upgrade to Moodle 4.
A: You can do this using the Restore tool in your LATTE course; your Canvas content and activities should all restore appropriately into your LATTE course, although you may have some tweaking and touching-up to do just to make sure everything looks right.
That should be it! Once you complete the Restore process, you'll have all the materials you exported from Canvas, and you can make any necessary edits to prepare them for the Fall term.
A: LATTE courses are retained for 2 years per the Course Retention Policy. If it is outside of that time frame Professors can contact firstname.lastname@example.org and request an archived course.
A: Yes. For more information view this Learn LATTE page on Turnitin.
A: Brandeis does not support integration of Gradescope into LATTE. It is possible to export LATTE grades into a spreadsheet and import those into the LATTE Gradebook. Library Guide on using Gradescope.
A: This Library Guide has a detailed guide on teaching with Zoom for a LATTE course: Library Guides - Zoom.
A: This Library Guide has an introduction to gradebook setup. Grading and Providing Feedback.
A: There is an App for Moodle, but Brandeis ITS does not recommend using it.
A: Brandeis ITS recommends using Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when using LATTE.
A: Yes, you should be able to import the course. There might be some changes due to the version of Moodle and the settings that the previous institution used. This Learn LATTE page contains more information about Backup and Restore. We recommend following the directions for Restoring Your Course from a Backup File.
A: We recommend performing a backup at least once per semester. This page contains more information about LATTE Backups made by Information Technology Services at the bottom of this page: Backup and Restore.
A: I'm not sure if one is easier, I think this comes back to personal preference. This Learn LATTE page details adding files: Upload Readings and Documents.
A: We will investigate this further Right now we don't see any options to allow for students to post anonymously. One solution is to create private groups so that only the instructor can see the questions.