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Can I force the language within a course?

Yes, you can force the language of your course so that all enrolled users visualize the course interface in the same language. The teacher can choose the language clicking on Edit settings under the Course administration menu. At the Force

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Can I create a quiz within my course?

Yes, of course! The creation of a quiz requires two steps: first, you will need to create an empty quiz, and then you will need to add the questions to your quiz. To create a quiz: after having activated the

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How to check the Assignment settings?

The teacher can check the Assignment settings by clicking on “Edit settings” in the Assignment menu (please, note that in order to do this operation, you must be in the editing mode).   The teacher publishes on iCorsi (in the

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How can I create a survey?

To create a survey on iCorsi you can use the Feedback activity. When adding a feedback you can decide if you want to keep the answers anonymous or not, set the timing for opening and closing of the feedback, decide

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How can I modify the start date of my course?

Setting the correct start date for your course is especially important when you choose the weekly format: in this kind of course format, sections correspond to weeks and start according to the start date. For setting the correct start date,

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How can I visualize the course as a student?

To visualize the course as a student, you have to click on Switch role to... and choose Student. Besides the student visualization, you can also choose to display the Auditor and the Non-editing Teacher visualizations. To go back to the teacher

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How can I enrol a new user in my course?

If you want to add a new student, teacher or teaching assistant, click on Participants in the menu. Clicking on Enrolled users, a window will be opened  from which you can do a search among all the platform's users and

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How can I unenrol a user from my course?

You can unenrol a user from your course from the Participants page, that you can open by clicking on Participants in the left column. To unenrol a user, click on the trash bin icon   in the row of the user you want

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How to create a category of questions?

To create a category of questions, you need to access the quiz, click on "Question Bank," on the dropdown menu select "Questions" and then click on "Categories": Fill in the boxes of the section “Add category”: you have to choose

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What is the Book on iCorsi?

The Book allows teachers to create multi-page resources dividing them into chapters and sub-chapters, like in a book. Every book chapter or sub-chapter can contain text, but also multimedia files, like pictures or videos. To add a Book into your

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What is the Question Bank?

The Question Bank brings together all the questions of your course, that is, every single course has its own question bank. From there, you can manage the questions (add new questions, edit or delete the existing ones) and also manage

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Can I change the title of my course?

Yes, you can! Enter the course for which you want to change the title, then click on Settings. You will find a field called Course full name: cancel the actual name and add the new one. In the following field,

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How can I add a Turnitin assignment?

If you want to add a Turnitin assignment to your course, you have to click on Add an activity or resource in the desired section, then choose the Turnitin assignment. You will be asked to choose the type of assignment,

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How can I record a meeting on Teams?

To record a meeting, click on the three dots, then on “Start recording”. To stop recording, click on the three dots, then on “Stop recording”. The recording will be automatically uploaded on your Stream account (integrated in Office 365 –

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How to share a recording from Panopto to iCorsi?

A recording can be shared with students by sharing a link on iCorsi. When the recording is finished, the following screen will appear, click “Done” to automatically load the registration on Panopto: When you have finished loading the registration on

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How can students upload an audio/video file?

To allow students to record an audio or video file and submit it as an attachment through the “Assignment” activity, it is necessary to select the “Online text option” within the section “Types of submission” in the “Assignment” settings. If

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How to create a team?

To use Microsoft Teams with your class, you need first to create a team. Click on “Teams” (1) in the left menu. Then, on the top right, click on “Join or create team” (2). Click on “Create a team”. Select

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How to share a video? (for students)

To share videos with their teachers, students can upload them on their OneDrive account and share the link (e.g., through iCorsi). To access OneDrive, go to: USI students: https://www.mail.usi.ch/, then select “Usi Cloud” and log in with your USI credentials

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How to merge two video on Panopto?

Panopto allows to join two video/sessions taking all the contents of a sessions and adding them to another session. This can be very useful if you recorded your primary and secondary streams as separated sessions. In your library you have

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How can I upload a video in Panopto?

Teachers can upload their videos on Panopto and share them with students. Click on “Create”, then on “Upload media”. Select the folder where you want to save the video (1) and upload the video (2) by dragging it into the

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How does Explain Everything work?

Explain Everything is an app for tablets which allows you to create short educational videos using the handwriting. To create a new presentation, click on the "+" icon in the app hompage and choose the template's color. You can decide

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What is Explain Everything?

Explain Everything is an app for tablet, available both for iPad and for Android (30-day free trail). This app allows to create presentations and educational videos integrating the handwriting (in a Khan Academy style). Starting from a whiteboard or from

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How can I edit my personal profile?

To edit your personal profile click on the User Profile Menu on the upper right. Under Preferences click on Edit Profile here you can change all your data like name, e-mail address, city, timezone, etc. You can also add a picture

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What kind of file can I upload on Turnitin?

You can upload any kind of file (articles, papers, thesis, assignments, etc.) in the following formats: MS Word, WordPerfect, PostScript, PDF, HTML, RTF, OpenOffice (ODT) and plain text. Please, note that the file must not exceed 40 MB and its

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What is Prezi?

Prezi is a nice alternative to the dominating PowerPoint to make presentations. It basically employs a big canvas and makes use of zooming in and out, this way helping to show overviews and "the big picture". It is easy to

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What is MindMeister?

MindMeister is a tool that allows to collaboratively create mind maps and share them online. It can be used for real-time collaboration and brainstorming sessions. Users can create, manage and share mind maps online and access them anytime, from anywhere.

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What is Turnitin?

Turnitin is an anti-plagiarism software adopted by USI. Turnitin checks for possible plagiarism by comparing submitted papers to several databases containing public web pages, student papers, library databases and publications. Turnitin compares the student's work with the textes contained in

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What is Dropbox?

Dropbox is a software that provides a file hosting service and an automatic synchronization of files through the web. In other words, thanks to Dropbox, it is possible to load a large amount of files (up to 10GB!) in a

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