OWLv2: General

User Guides

OWLv2 Comprehensive Instructor User Guide

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

OWLv2 from OWLv1 Transition Guide

Upgrading from OWLv1 to OWLv2? This guide outlines the key differences between the platforms and answers frequently asked questions.

OWLv2 Comprehensive Instructor User Guide

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

OWLv2 from OWLv1 Transition Guide

Upgrading from OWLv1 to OWLv2? This guide outlines the key differences between the platforms and answers frequently asked questions.

Self-Training Videos

Creating a New Course

2:47

Creating Course Sections

2:07

Changing Assignment Due Dates

3:34

Copying a Course

2:43

Using ChemDoodle in OWLv2

5:33

Managing Students

2:47

Gradebook Overview

5:15

Manage Grades

5:18

Managing Gradebook Analytics

3:08

Creating a New Course

2:47

Creating Course Sections

2:07

Copying a Course

2:43

Managing Students

2:47

Changing Assignment Due Dates

3:34

Using ChemDoodle in OWLv2

5:33

Gradebook Overview

5:15

Manage Grades

5:18

Managing Gradebook Analytics

3:08

Training Webinars

Preparing Students for Finals with OWLv2

Presenters: Janet DelMundo — Marketing Manager — Cengage; Steven Neal — Cengage Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee - Knoxville;

Dates:

  • April 06 2017, 1:00 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: Janet DelMundo — Marketing Manager — Cengage; Steven Neal — Cengage Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee - Knoxville;

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 OWLv2 tools and strategies in this Moving Into Midterms webinar.

Getting Started with OWLv2

Presenters: Steven Neal — Cengage Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee, Knoxville;

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 OWLv2 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: Steven Neal — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee, Knoxville;

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 analytics in OWLv2 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

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 OWLv2 tools and strategies in this Moving Into Midterms webinar.

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

Presenters: Steven Neal — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee, Knoxville;

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 OWLv2 that will get your students engaged and mastering course content from Day One! Start the term off right by attending this Getting Started Webinar!

5 Things You Can do to Enhance Your Teaching with OWLv2

Presenters: Dr. Steven Neal — Chemistry Lecturer and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee-Knoxville;

This 45 minute webinar is designed to help you get the most out of OWLv2. You'll learn best practices and tips & tricks to improve student engagement, effectively manage your course, and enhance your teaching.

Getting Started with OWLv2

Presenters: Dr. Steven Neal — Chemistry Lecturer and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee-Knoxville;

Designed for new users of OWLv2, this peer-to-peer training session covers best practices for increasing student engagement and improving instructor productivity. You will learn how to create your own course, set up assignments, review student performance, and more.

Getting Ready for Midterms and Final Exams with OWLv2

Presenters: Dr. Steven Neal — Chemistry Lecturer and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee-Knoxville;

Designed to help you maximize OWLv2 to support mid-term and final exam preparation, this peer-to-peer training session covers best practices for increasing student engagement and improving instructor productivity. You will learn how to identify and support at-risk students, improving student retention, student communication tools and learning resources.

Getting Ready for Course Wrap-Up with OWLv2

Presenters: Dr. Steven Neal — Chemistry Lecturer and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee-Knoxville;

Designed to help you maximize OWLv2 to support final exam preparation, this peer-to-peer training session covers best practices for increasing student engagement and improving instructor productivity. You will learn how to identify and support at-risk students, improving student retention, student communication tools and learning resources.

New Learning Objectives Reports in OWLv2

Presenters: Chemistry Team — — Cengage Learning;

With OWLv2's gradebook analytics, instructors can track student progress in real-time and pinpoint areas of weakness. Now, new reports by Learning Objectives gives instructors actionable data to improve student performance, drive retention, and report outcomes to key stakeholders.

Ready? Set. Go!: Starting the New Term with OWLv2

Presenters: Dr. Lawrence Margerum — Professor of Chemistry and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — University of San Francisco;

It's time to start your engines and set-up your OWLv2 course for the new term! In this 30 minute webinar you'll learn about copying and archiving courses, changing due dates, and setting up your OWLv2 course to increase engagement and improve outcomes.

Preparing Students for Finals with OWLv2

Presenters: Janet DelMundo — Marketing Manager — Cengage; Steven Neal — Cengage Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee - Knoxville;

Dates:

  • April 06 2017, 1:00 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: Steven Neal — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee, Knoxville;

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 OWLv2 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: Janet DelMundo — Marketing Manager — Cengage; Steven Neal — Cengage Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee - Knoxville;

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 OWLv2 tools and strategies in this Moving Into Midterms webinar.

Getting Started with OWLv2

Presenters: Steven Neal — Cengage Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee, Knoxville;

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 OWLv2 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: Steven Neal — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee, Knoxville;

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 analytics in OWLv2 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

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 OWLv2 tools and strategies in this Moving Into Midterms webinar.

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

Presenters: Steven Neal — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee, Knoxville;

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 OWLv2 that will get your students engaged and mastering course content from Day One! Start the term off right by attending this Getting Started Webinar!

5 Things You Can do to Enhance Your Teaching with OWLv2

Presenters: Dr. Steven Neal — Chemistry Lecturer and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee-Knoxville;

This 45 minute webinar is designed to help you get the most out of OWLv2. You'll learn best practices and tips & tricks to improve student engagement, effectively manage your course, and enhance your teaching.

Getting Started with OWLv2

Presenters: Dr. Steven Neal — Chemistry Lecturer and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee-Knoxville;

Designed for new users of OWLv2, this peer-to-peer training session covers best practices for increasing student engagement and improving instructor productivity. You will learn how to create your own course, set up assignments, review student performance, and more.

Getting Ready for Midterms and Final Exams with OWLv2

Presenters: Dr. Steven Neal — Chemistry Lecturer and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee-Knoxville;

Designed to help you maximize OWLv2 to support mid-term and final exam preparation, this peer-to-peer training session covers best practices for increasing student engagement and improving instructor productivity. You will learn how to identify and support at-risk students, improving student retention, student communication tools and learning resources.

Getting Ready for Course Wrap-Up with OWLv2

Presenters: Dr. Steven Neal — Chemistry Lecturer and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — University of Tennessee-Knoxville;

Designed to help you maximize OWLv2 to support final exam preparation, this peer-to-peer training session covers best practices for increasing student engagement and improving instructor productivity. You will learn how to identify and support at-risk students, improving student retention, student communication tools and learning resources.

New Learning Objectives Reports in OWLv2

Presenters: Chemistry Team — — Cengage Learning;

With OWLv2's gradebook analytics, instructors can track student progress in real-time and pinpoint areas of weakness. Now, new reports by Learning Objectives gives instructors actionable data to improve student performance, drive retention, and report outcomes to key stakeholders.

Ready? Set. Go!: Starting the New Term with OWLv2

Presenters: Dr. Lawrence Margerum — Professor of Chemistry and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — University of San Francisco;

It's time to start your engines and set-up your OWLv2 course for the new term! In this 30 minute webinar you'll learn about copying and archiving courses, changing due dates, and setting up your OWLv2 course to increase engagement and improve outcomes.

Quick Guides

OWLv2 Instructor Quick Start Guide

Learn how to log in, create a course, delete and manage assignments, as well as manage the gradebook.

OWLv2 Instructor Quick Start Guide

Learn how to log in, create a course, delete and manage assignments, as well as manage the gradebook.

Additional Resources

OWLv2 Best Practices

Learn best practices, tips, and tricks to improve student engagement, effectively manage your course, and enhance your teaching.

OWLv2 Best Practices

Learn best practices, tips, and tricks to improve student engagement, effectively manage your course, and enhance your teaching.

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