Below you can find information on current and upcoming enhancements for NYU Classes, which provide the NYU community with improved functionality and usability in the system. More information regarding these enhancements is available below:
To request pilot access to current/upcoming NYU Classes integrations, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beginning January 2017, NYU Classes will feature an updated, cleaner user interface, as well as a number of enhancements to existing tools. Watch the following brief video for an overview:
Note that these enhancements will not affect existing NYU Classes content. Additionally, the interface will remain thoroughly familiar. Faculty, staff and students will not need to relearn the system.
NYU Classes now features a New Gradebook tool. Developed in response to faculty feedback, the New Gradebook delivers significant usability improvements, centered around a new spreadsheet-style interface. For a brief overview, watch the following video:
Features in the New Gradebook include:
- Spreadsheet-style grade entry, with automatic saving of scores
- Enhanced grade statistics
- Improved student grade summary views
- A simplified and consolidated import/export process
For more information, see the New Gradebook Guide in the ServiceLink knowledge base.
The following third-party integrations are available to faculty and students as limited pilots: eReading List | ForClass | Google Groups and Google Drive | SCORM Cloud | VoiceThread | WebAssign | WebEx | Attendance Tool (Fall 2016) | Cengage MindTap (Fall 2016) | Cerego (Fall 2016) | Pearson/VitalSource (Fall 2016) | NYU Stream (Tentative Spring 2017) | ExamSoft (Tentative Summer 2017) | Piazza (Tentative Summer 2017)
Faculty can request pilot access to current/upcoming integrations by contacting email@example.com.
A content delivery and assessment platform designed to facilitate student engagement while providing an easy-to-use case study marketplace for instructors to add content to their course's curriculum. Watch this brief overview video:
The integration with Google Groups and Google Drive will provide instructors with the ability to easily create Google Groups based on rosters from their course sites.
As a site's membership changes with adds and drops, the corresponding Google Group’s membership will be automatically kept in sync.
This Google Group functionality allows for Google Drive content (Docs, Presentations, Sheets) to be easily shared with the members of an NYU Classes course site. The sharing permissions for these files automatically mirrors the membership of the site itself. Watch this brief overview video.
- Fall 2016 - Pilot
- Spring 2017 - Broad rollout
A visually-based discussion tool that allows users to post multimedia threads using a combination of audio/webcam recordings, video annotation, text, and more. Watch this brief overview video: