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Faculty Only: eCampus courses may be opened to students seven days before STAR start date

Using the Course Availability tool in eCampus, instructors may now open their courses to students as many as seven days before the official start date indicated in STAR. Faculty who don’t want courses opened early may choose not to use this feature. Instructions are at  Course Availability

Previously, and at the request of the Faculty Senate, all courses were opened to students three days before the STAR date. ITS worked with Blackboard on customization to offer faculty this option. As part of the collaboration, WVU Online provided funding to support the change.

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Duo Mobile passcodes may work better than push notifications with some iOS devices

Some iPhone and iPad users may not be able to log into the Blackboard mobile app (eCampus) using push notifications from the Duo Mobile app. If you have this problem, use the passcode option. Just open the app and tap the key icon to generate a one-time numeric code to complete your login. Detailed instructions are online.

Direct additional questions to the ITS Service desk at (304) 293-4444 or ITSHelp@mail.wvu.edu, or submit a ticket here.

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Two-Factor Authentication

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FACULTY: You’ll soon be required to use two-factor authentication to prove your identity when logging into secure systems. Download the free Duo Mobile smart phone app from your app store, then activate your account by visiting login.wvu.edu, clicking “My Login” and following the steps. If you don’t have a smart phone, contact your supervisor or ITS about hardware alternatives. twofactor.wvu.edu.

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Turnitin will be unavailable from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 10 for maintenance

Students will be unable to submit Turnitin assignments, and instructors will be unable to grade submitted documents from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 10.

Turnitin is a cloud-based application, and the vendor determines when to make performance improvements and update hardware. Instructors who rely on Turnitin may want to adjust deadlines that had been set for July 10.

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Photo roster available in eCampus

You asked for it: Photo roster available in eCampus starting this summer

Instructors no longer have to request a class photo roster from Mountaineer Card Services for the courses they teach. Starting with summer 2017 sessions, eCampus courses will contain a roster that displays the official Mountaineer ID photo of enrolled students and their username.

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