A video tutorial on how to copy components from one course to another. (0:04:31)
A quick video on how to update your profile photo on the meet your faculty page. (0:01:49)
Files in Google Drive can be directly embedded into content pages on the Nest.
Under Content > select the blue Add Existing button > select the Google Drive option.
In the pop-up window, log into your Google Drive account and select the file you want to embed
Under Content > select “+ New Unit” on the left
For the Unit Title enter > First Day Information
Select the unit and then go to “Create New”
Select “HTML Document”
Title the HTML Document > First Day Information
Access your Nest "Email Settings" via the envelop icon.
You can include an email signature on all your outgoing communication through the Nest that includes your pronouns.
Unit - Refers to the organization of course content. Units hold various types of files and media. Units can be organized weekly and/or thematically.
Grade Item - Like a column in your grade book - creates a slot to enter a grade. You create grade items for the coursework you wish to grade.
Grades - A tool you can use to record, calculate, and track student/learner grades. Functions as a grade book.
Course Toolbox - Various tools faculty/instructors use in their course including creating student groups or copying content from another course.
Release Conditions - Criteria you set telling the system to automatically release information and/or activities to certain students.
Landing Page - What you see when you first log in to the Nest.
Course Homepage - First page when entering a course, provides a summary view, includes calendar, updates, and course announcements.
Navbar - Menus to help you navigate through the Nest.
Discussion Forum - Larger Category (For example: Project Discussions For Weeks 1 - 5)
Discussion Topic - Specific Prompt Students Respond To (For example: What did you learn today?)
Discussion Thread - Students Create a Thread to Respond to Your Topic (Prompt)
Provide feedback in the Assignments tool with grades, high-level feedback, rubrics, video, audio, contextual inline annotations, or any combination of these. Annotations are a great way to tie feedback to specific areas and provide meaningful suggestions.
An overview of how to create assignments to collect coursework digitally and grade those assignments in the new assignment tool, upgraded August 2020.
Follow along with this video to learn how to use discussions in the Nest for students to interact with each other. This tool is also useful for online critiques.
Follow along with this video to learn how to track student progress in your course.
Follow along to see how to copy course content from one class to another in the Nest.
It allows you to organize students into groups and share different content with those groups and assign different coursework. Helpful for collaborative projects.
Follow along with this video to learn how to create quizzes in the Nest.
Follow along to see how to create a grading rubric in the Nest. More information on using rubrics to assess coursework.
Record video notes directly into the Nest. These notes are short and a great way to respond to an assignment, share feedback, or quickly record a message to your students. Auto-captioning is provided for video notes.
You can access your Class Roster in the Nest under "ROSTER" on the navbar.