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Label & Link Type Category
***Student FAQs*** Student Basics
Access and logging in to CC Student Basics
Student Support Resources Student Basics
Text Editor Toolbar Student Basics
Using the Calendar Student Basics
Exporting Cougar Courses Calendar Student Basics
Tracking Your Completion of Course Activities Student Basics
** FAQs About CC Basics Faculty Basics
EnableSpell Checker Faculty Basics
Logging on Faculty Basics
Use the Online Course Template Faculty Basics
View as a student Faculty Basics
Use the text editor Faculty Basics
Using PoodLL video recorder Student Basics
Using PoodLL voice recorder Student Basics
Submitting a PoodLL voice recording assignment Student Basics
** FAQs About Course Setup Faculty Course Setup
Checklist for Updating an Imported Course Faculty Course Setup
Import Courses Faculty Course Setup
Backup and Restore Course Content Faculty Course Setup
Modify Your Blocks Layout Faculty Course Setup
Modify Module Settings Faculty Course Setup
Make Your Course Visible (Available/Show) Faculty

Course Setup

Set course format  to Weekly (dates) Faculty Course Setup
Reorganize Topics or Weeks Faculty Course Setup
Set course start/end date Faculty Course Setup
Change Dates for Activities in One Location Faculty Course Setup
** FAQs About Course Management Faculty Course Management
Completion Progress Block Faculty Course Management
Attendance Activity Faculty Course Management
Tracking Activity Completion Faculty Course Management
Sign In Sheet Faculty Course Management
Share Activity Reports with Students Faculty Course Management
Set up  Appointment Schedules Faculty Course Management
Restrict Access to Activities Using Conditions Faculty Course Management
Add Course Users Faculty Course Management
Self Enrollment in Community Faculty Course Management
** FAQs About Resources Faculty Adding Resources
Add Files to Your Course Faculty Adding Resources
Drag a Zipped Folder to Your Course Faculty Adding Resources
Add Labels to Organize Your Content Faculty Adding Resources
Add Links (URLs) Faculty Adding Resources
Add Resource Folders Faculty Adding Resources
Add Pages to Your Course Faculty Adding Resources
** FAQs about Groups Faculty Groups
Best Practices for Group Work Faculty Groups
Create Groups and Groupings Faculty Groups
Group Self-Selection Faculty Groups
** FAQs About Quizzes Faculty Quiz
Create a Quiz Faculty Quiz
Adaptive and Interactive Quizzes Faculty Quiz
Create Quiz Questions Faculty Quiz
Create Audio, Video or Image Response Questions Faculty Quiz 
Setup an Essay Question Response Template Faculty Quiz
Import ExamView Questions Faculty Quiz
Add Questions from the Question Bank Faculty Quiz
Import Questions Using Respondus Faculty Quiz
Navigating Quizzes in Cougar Courses Student Quiz
Respondus LockDown Browser - What it is & Where to Download Student Quiz
Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor Student Quick Start Guide Student Quiz
Respondus LockDown Browser troubleshooting Student Quiz
Respondus Lockdown Browser Instructor Quick Start Guide Faculty Test-taking Security
Respondus Lockdown Browser - What it is & Where to Download Faculty Test-taking Security
Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor Faculty Test-taking Security
Grade Essay Questions Faculty Quiz
Change Quiz Timing for 1 or More Students Faculty Quiz
Correct and Re-Grade Questions Faculty Quiz
Quiz Results, Responses and Statistics Faculty Quiz
** FAQs About Assignments Faculty Assignments and TurnItIn
Turnitin Instructor Guide Faculty Assignments and TurnItIn
PoodLL Video Recording Assignments Faculty Assignments and TurnItIn
PoodLL Audio Recording Assignments Faculty Assignments and TurnItIn
Create  Assignments Faculty Assignments and TurnItIn
Which Assignment Type and Options to choose? Faculty Assignments and TurnItIn
Assignment Grader Faculty Assignments and TurnItIn
Manage Assignment Submissions Faculty Assignments and TurnItIn
** FAQs About Forums and Blogs Faculty Forums and Blogs
About Forums Faculty Forums and Blogs
Set up and Grade OUBlogs Faculty Forums and Blogs
Set up Forums Faculty Forums and Blogs
Turn Off Forum Auto Subscribe Faculty Forums and Blogs
Crafting Online Forums: Guiding Questions and Rubric Faculty Forums and Blogs
Grade Forums Faculty Forums and Blogs
Email Replies to Forum Posts Faculty Forums and Blogs
Tools and Apps for Student Projects and Presentations Faculty Communication Tools
Install Zoom Web Conferencing System Faculty Communication Tools
Communication Options in CC Faculty Communication Tools
Adding a Zoom Activity Faculty Communication Tools
iClicker Classic Student Registration Faculty Student Response Systems
** FAQs About Gradebook Faculty Gradebook
Extra Credit Grade Items Faculty Gradebook
Import Grades from Excel Faculty Gradebook
End of Semester Gradebook Tasks Faculty Gradebook
Create a Glossary Activity Faculty Collaborative Activities
Setup and Grade OU Wikis Faculty Collaborative Activities
Workshop for Peer Evaluations Faculty Collaborative Activities
Perusall  Faculty Collaborative Activities
Drop the Lowest Grade Faculty Gradebook
Create and Grade Negative Grade Items Faculty Gradebook
Create Manual Grade Items Faculty Gradebook
Enter Grades Manually Faculty Gradebook
Create Categories (req. for weighted gradebook) Faculty Gradebook
Attaching Files to an Assignment Student Assignments and TurnItIn
Glossary for students Student Collaborative Tools
Submitting an Assignment Student Assignments and TurnItIn
Submitting An Online Text Assignment Student Assignments and TurnItIn
iClicker Student Registration in Cougar Courses Student Student Response Systems
Email Replies to Forum Posts Student Forums and Blogs
Forum Subscription Student Forums and Blogs
Posting to a forum Student Forums and Blogs
Installing Zoom - The Web Conferencing System Student Media Tools
Tools and Apps for Student Projects and Presentations Student Media Tools
Using Google Tools for Collaboration Student Collaborative Tools
Using OU Wiki Student Collaborative Tools
Using the PoodLL Video Recorder Student Media Tools
Using the PoodLL Voice Recorder Student Media Tools
Using YouTube with your Student Gmail Address Student Media Tools
Using Zoom - The Web Conferencing System Student Media Tools
Using Zoom to Record a Presentation Student Media Tools
How to edit your profile Student Basics