iLrn: General

User Guides

iLrn Brief Instructor User Guide

This brief user guide, created specifically for instructors, explains key topics including course creation, assignment management, and using the gradebook.

iLrn Brief Instructor User Guide

This brief user guide, created specifically for instructors, explains key topics including course creation, assignment management, and using the gradebook.

Self-Training Videos

Creating a New Course

4:17

Grant Access to Assistants

00:53

Creating Your Own Activities and Assignments with iLrn

19:26

Assigning Activities

4:45

Modifying Activities

3:49

Managing Students

1:34

Access the Testing Program

01:39

Accessing Share It!

01:36

Navigate the Dashboard and Calendar

01:13

Gradebook Overview

5:52

Gradebook Analytics

2:02

Creating a New Course

4:17

Grant Access to Assistants

00:53

Access the Testing Program

01:39

Accessing Share It!

01:36

Navigate the Dashboard and Calendar

01:13

Creating Your Own Activities and Assignments with iLrn

19:26

Assigning Activities

4:45

Modifying Activities

3:49

Gradebook Overview

5:52

Gradebook Analytics

2:02

Modifying Activities

3:49

Managing Students

1:34

Training Webinars

Preparing Students for Finals with iLrn

Presenters: Patricia Velasquez — Marketing Manager — Cengage; Jenn Rogers — Cengage Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

Dates:

  • April 04 2017, 2:00 PM EST

Finals are just around the corner and we want students to end just as strong as they started! This final webinar will focus on using analytics to identify struggling students and challenge top performers. We will look at digital tools to help your students prepare for their finals, and help you quickly and easily deliver final exams and grades. Let's end the term strong!

Managing and Motivating Student Engagement

Presenters: Patricia Velasquez — Marketing Manager — Cengage; Sean Ketchem — Marketing Manager — Cengage;

You've started class and are in the swing of things now what? This webinar will provide tips and tricks on how to boost student engagement, increase productivity, and get students ready for success with an exploration of your new iLrn eBook customization and collaboration features. We will also look at your instructor resources on cengage.com that will help keep your students moving in the right direction.

Getting Started with iLrn

Presenters: Jenn Rogers — Cengage Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

In the first webinar we'll help you hit the ground running! This webinar will focus on getting your course set up, student registration, and the basic features of iLrn that will get your students engaged and mastering course content from Day One! Start the term off right by attending this Getting Started Webinar!

Ending Strong: Just-In-Time Training & Development Webinars

Presenters: Jenn Rogers — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

Finals are just around the corner and we want students to end just as strong as they started! This final webinar will focus on how to use features in iLrn to identify struggling students and challenge top performers, and provide specific strategies for handling both situations. We will also look at digital tools to help your students prepare for their finals, and help you quickly and easily deliver final exams and grades. Let's end the term strong!

Moving into Midterms: Just-In-Time Training & Development Webinars

Presenters: Jenn Rogers — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

You've started class and are in the swing of things now what? This Moving into Midterms webinar will provide tips and tricks on how to boost student engagement, increase productivity, and get students ready for success on midterm exams and projects. Keep your students moving in the right direction with new iLrn tools and strategies in this Moving into Midterms webinar.

Getting Started: Just-in-Time Training & Development Webinar

Presenters: Jenn Rogers — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

In the first webinar we'll help you hit the ground running! This webinar will focus on getting your course set up, student registration, and the basic features of iLrn that will get your students engaged and mastering course content from Day One! Start the term off right by attending this Getting Started Webinar!

All Users: Manage Your Online Language Course with Ease

Presenters: Jenn Rogers — Foreign Language Coordinator, Instructor of Spanish and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

As more and more instruction hours move online, students need guidance to make the most of their time. Find out how iLrn helps students engage with the language, build confidence on their own, while letting you track their progress as you would during actual class time.

Beginner's Guide to Getting Started with iLrn

Presenters: Jenn Rogers — Foreign Language Coordinator, Instructor of Spanish and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

New to iLrn? Find out how to make course management easy, and even how to customize iLrn for the needs of your own language class!

Beginner's Guide to Using iLrn's Online Collaboration Tools

Presenters: Jenn Rogers — Foreign Language Coordinator, Instructor of Spanish and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

Studying online is more than just doing workbook activities learn how iLrn's collaboration tools get students speaking, listening, and engaging with each other both inside and outside the classroom!

Current Users: Creating your own Assignments and Activities

Presenters: Leann McArthur — Customer Success Manager — Cengage Learning;

Perfect for both new and experienced users, this training seminar will explore creating customized activities and assignments within iLrn: Heinle Learning Center. Training topics include creating customized activities such as quizzes and voice-recording assignments, using images and other files in your custom activities, assigning custom activities, and copying and sharing custom activities.

Current Users: Getting Started with iLrn

Presenters: Leann McArthur — Customer Success Manager — Cengage Learning; Elizabeth Yoke — Customer Success Manager — Cengage Learning;

Intended for new iLrn: Heinle Learning Center users, this training session will highlight the necessary steps for preparing to begin using iLrn: Heinle Learning Center.

Current Users: Mastering the iLrn: Heinle Learning Center Gradebook

Presenters: Leann McArthur — Customer Success Manager — Cengage Learning;

Ideal for both new and experienced users, this 30-minute online training seminar explores the details of the iLrn: Heinle Learning Center gradebook. Training topics include manually scoring activities, creating written and audio feedback, viewing activity results, reviewing self-test results and more. This session also demonstrates the process of adding gradebook sections and scores to the iLrn: HLC gradebook.

Current Users: Preparing for a New Term

Presenters: Leann McArthur — Customer Success Manager — Cengage Learning;

Intended for current iLrn: Heinle Learning Center users, this training session will highlight the necessary steps for successfully completing a term and preparing to begin using iLrn: Heinle Learning Center in a new term. Training topics include transferring course settings to a new term, copying activities, renewing book keys, and transferring students to a new course/class and exporting course data. This training session will also explain processes to take when your text is in a new edition.

SPANISH: Getting Started with CONECTADOS online!

Presenters: Lisa Volle, Ph.D. — Professor of Communications, Anthropology and Modern Languages and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Central Texas College;

Join Lisa Volle, PhD, Professor of Modern Languages at Central Texas College to learn how she uses CONECTADOS online to engage her students. Lisa will show how CONECTADOS can be tailored by you to meet the needs of your face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online courses. She'll go over course set and assignment creation to ensure you can get up and running quickly with CONECTADOS.

Preparing Students for Finals with iLrn

Presenters: Patricia Velasquez — Marketing Manager — Cengage; Jenn Rogers — Cengage Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

Dates:

  • April 04 2017, 2:00 PM EST

Finals are just around the corner and we want students to end just as strong as they started! This final webinar will focus on using analytics to identify struggling students and challenge top performers. We will look at digital tools to help your students prepare for their finals, and help you quickly and easily deliver final exams and grades. Let's end the term strong!

Getting Started: Just-in-Time Training & Development Webinar

Presenters: Jenn Rogers — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

In the first webinar we'll help you hit the ground running! This webinar will focus on getting your course set up, student registration, and the basic features of iLrn that will get your students engaged and mastering course content from Day One! Start the term off right by attending this Getting Started Webinar!

Managing and Motivating Student Engagement

Presenters: Patricia Velasquez — Marketing Manager — Cengage; Sean Ketchem — Marketing Manager — Cengage;

You've started class and are in the swing of things now what? This webinar will provide tips and tricks on how to boost student engagement, increase productivity, and get students ready for success with an exploration of your new iLrn eBook customization and collaboration features. We will also look at your instructor resources on cengage.com that will help keep your students moving in the right direction.

Getting Started with iLrn

Presenters: Jenn Rogers — Cengage Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

In the first webinar we'll help you hit the ground running! This webinar will focus on getting your course set up, student registration, and the basic features of iLrn that will get your students engaged and mastering course content from Day One! Start the term off right by attending this Getting Started Webinar!

Ending Strong: Just-In-Time Training & Development Webinars

Presenters: Jenn Rogers — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

Finals are just around the corner and we want students to end just as strong as they started! This final webinar will focus on how to use features in iLrn to identify struggling students and challenge top performers, and provide specific strategies for handling both situations. We will also look at digital tools to help your students prepare for their finals, and help you quickly and easily deliver final exams and grades. Let's end the term strong!

Moving into Midterms: Just-In-Time Training & Development Webinars

Presenters: Jenn Rogers — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

You've started class and are in the swing of things now what? This Moving into Midterms webinar will provide tips and tricks on how to boost student engagement, increase productivity, and get students ready for success on midterm exams and projects. Keep your students moving in the right direction with new iLrn tools and strategies in this Moving into Midterms webinar.

Getting Started: Just-in-Time Training & Development Webinar

Presenters: Jenn Rogers — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

In the first webinar we'll help you hit the ground running! This webinar will focus on getting your course set up, student registration, and the basic features of iLrn that will get your students engaged and mastering course content from Day One! Start the term off right by attending this Getting Started Webinar!

All Users: Manage Your Online Language Course with Ease

Presenters: Jenn Rogers — Foreign Language Coordinator, Instructor of Spanish and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

As more and more instruction hours move online, students need guidance to make the most of their time. Find out how iLrn helps students engage with the language, build confidence on their own, while letting you track their progress as you would during actual class time.

Beginner's Guide to Getting Started with iLrn

Presenters: Jenn Rogers — Foreign Language Coordinator, Instructor of Spanish and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

New to iLrn? Find out how to make course management easy, and even how to customize iLrn for the needs of your own language class!

Beginner's Guide to Using iLrn's Online Collaboration Tools

Presenters: Jenn Rogers — Foreign Language Coordinator, Instructor of Spanish and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Metropolitan Community College;

Studying online is more than just doing workbook activities learn how iLrn's collaboration tools get students speaking, listening, and engaging with each other both inside and outside the classroom!

Current Users: Creating your own Assignments and Activities

Presenters: Leann McArthur — Customer Success Manager — Cengage Learning;

Perfect for both new and experienced users, this training seminar will explore creating customized activities and assignments within iLrn: Heinle Learning Center. Training topics include creating customized activities such as quizzes and voice-recording assignments, using images and other files in your custom activities, assigning custom activities, and copying and sharing custom activities.

Current Users: Getting Started with iLrn

Presenters: Leann McArthur — Customer Success Manager — Cengage Learning; Elizabeth Yoke — Customer Success Manager — Cengage Learning;

Intended for new iLrn: Heinle Learning Center users, this training session will highlight the necessary steps for preparing to begin using iLrn: Heinle Learning Center.

Current Users: Mastering the iLrn: Heinle Learning Center Gradebook

Presenters: Leann McArthur — Customer Success Manager — Cengage Learning;

Ideal for both new and experienced users, this 30-minute online training seminar explores the details of the iLrn: Heinle Learning Center gradebook. Training topics include manually scoring activities, creating written and audio feedback, viewing activity results, reviewing self-test results and more. This session also demonstrates the process of adding gradebook sections and scores to the iLrn: HLC gradebook.

Current Users: Preparing for a New Term

Presenters: Leann McArthur — Customer Success Manager — Cengage Learning;

Intended for current iLrn: Heinle Learning Center users, this training session will highlight the necessary steps for successfully completing a term and preparing to begin using iLrn: Heinle Learning Center in a new term. Training topics include transferring course settings to a new term, copying activities, renewing book keys, and transferring students to a new course/class and exporting course data. This training session will also explain processes to take when your text is in a new edition.

SPANISH: Getting Started with CONECTADOS online!

Presenters: Lisa Volle, Ph.D. — Professor of Communications, Anthropology and Modern Languages and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Central Texas College;

Join Lisa Volle, PhD, Professor of Modern Languages at Central Texas College to learn how she uses CONECTADOS online to engage her students. Lisa will show how CONECTADOS can be tailored by you to meet the needs of your face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online courses. She'll go over course set and assignment creation to ensure you can get up and running quickly with CONECTADOS.

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