INTRODUCTION TO WEBCT
What is WebCT?
What can WebCT do for me?
How do I get to WebCT?
How do I get a WebCT class?
Where do I go for help?
What is WebCT?
Web Course Tools
UD’s Learning Management System
Traditional and Distance Learning
Tools for online communication and assessment
What Can WebCT Do For Me?
Enroll students in classes automatically
Provide safe repository for course content
Deliver and grade examinations
Present and receive student assignments
Foster online collaboration
Create forum for open or formal discussion
Allow faculty to maintain contact with students…
even over a distance
Present educational experience in consistent manner
How Do I Get A WebCT Class
Our Main Site:
WebCT Main Page:
Course Request Form:
How Do I Get To WebCT?
Login with your LDAP/Novell username and
Where Do I Go For Help?
There are 3 places for help (in no order)
1. The E-Learning Lab
2. Help Desk
3. WebCT Tutorial For Designers
Descriptions and Videos about tools
Popular WebCT Tools
Assignments Chat Quizzes and
The single Page tool allows instructors to deliver
indivual documents through WebCT
WebCT will accept any type of computer file, but it
cannot be opened by the student unless they have
the associated application
URL (universal resource locator)
The URL Tool allows you to create a link to any
external site or document on the web
A great transitional tool for getting content into
An organizer page is essentially a webpage within
a WebCT class.
Instructors have the ability to create several
organizer pages in a course and nest them within
The main homepage in a WebCT Class is actually
an organizer page.
A WebCT Content Module can consist of a number
of pages of content such as lecture notes,
assignments, charts, tables and quizzes.
A content module is fully exportable into additional
The Discussions Tool allows students, instructors,
and teaching assistants to send, read, and search
The Discussions Tool is divided into different
topics which allow your instructor to create
discussion groups around particular subjects.
Topics can be public or private. Everyone in your
course can access public topics, while private
topics are available only to the set of students and
teaching assistants that the instructor chooses.
Chat allows students, teaching assistants, and
instructors to have real-time conversations with
others in the course (synchronous).
Can be used to give iterative feedback on Term
The Assignment Tool allows professors to create
individual assignments, grade them, and give
feedback to the students.
Quizzes and Surveys
Instructors have the ability to add Quizzes and/or
Surveys to the WebCT class.
Quizzes are graded
Surveys are sent anonymously.
Remember, we are always here to help!