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Isidore is UD's open-source Learning Management System ''or LMS'' that runs on the Sakai platform. Isidore is named after St. Isidore of Seville, the patron saint of students and recommended for patronage of computers and the Internet. The University of Dayton has been using Isidore since the Fall semester in 2008.
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Isidore is UD's open-source Learning Management System or LMS that runs on the Sakai platform. Isidore is named after St. Isidore of Seville, the patron saint of students and recommended for patronage of computers and the Internet. The University of Dayton has been using Isidore since the Fall semester in 2008.
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== Recommended Web Browsers ==
  
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The latest versions of [https://www.google.com/chrome/index.html Google Chrome] and [https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/ Mozilla Firefox] are recommended for use with Isidore.
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== How to Access Isidore ==
 
  
You can access Isidore by navigating your web browser to http://isidore.udayton.edu. If you don't remember your UD username and password, please contact UD's IT Service Center at (937) 229-3888 to retrieve your account information. If you are a guest user (someone without a UD account), you must use the [[Login Options|Guest Users Login]].
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== Accessing Isidore ==
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== Recommended Web Browsers ==
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You can access Isidore by navigating your web browser to [http://isidore.udayton.edu http://isidore.udayton.edu].  
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*If you're a member of the UD community, click on the '''UD Users''' button to login. You'll enter your official UD username and password to login.  
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*If you're a guest user (someone without a UD account), you must select '''Guest Users''' login button.
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[https://ewiki.udayton.edu/isidore/Reset_Password Password Help]
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== Authenticating with 2FA ==
  
The latest versions of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are recommended for use with Isidore.
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Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is required for Isidore use.  If you need assistance with 2FA, please visit [https://udayton.edu/udit/accounts_access/2fa/index.php UD's 2FA website] for more information.
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==Accessing Course Sites==
 
==Accessing Course Sites==
  
Faculty, who wish to use Isidore, must create their own Isidore course sites each semester. Not every faculty member chooses to use Isidore, but a large majority do.
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Course sites will appear under the '''Sites''' menu in Isidore. [[File:Sites.png|Sites button]]
  
Students are granted access to their course sites by 8:00 AM EST/EDT on the first day of the term, when sites are published. Faculty may choose to make their course sites available earlier. Students lose access to previous semester sites on the first day of the new term, when sites are unpublished, but faculty are able to republish sites as needed.  
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Faculty, who wish to use Isidore, must create their own Isidore course sites each semester. Not every faculty member chooses to use Isidore, but a large majority do. [[Site Creation|View the site creation instructions for instructors.]]
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Students will be granted access to their course sites by 8:00 A.M. on the 1st day of the term, when sites are published. Faculty may choose to make their course sites available earlier. Students lose access to previous semester sites on the 1st day of the new term, when sites are unpublished, but faculty are able to republish sites as needed.  
  
 
Once students officially register for a class or drop a class, their Isidore registrations should be updated within 1-2 business days. Instructors may add students to their sites if students need immediate access.
 
Once students officially register for a class or drop a class, their Isidore registrations should be updated within 1-2 business days. Instructors may add students to their sites if students need immediate access.
  
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==Using the Text Editor==
 
==Using the Text Editor==
  
The text editor inside of Isidore is known as the [[CK Editor]].  The [[CK Editor]] contains many different functions that students and faculty can use to format text and embed images and multimedia.
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The text editor inside of Isidore is known as the [[CK Editor]].  The [[CK Editor]] contains many different functions that students and faculty can use to format text and embed images and multimedia. Learn more about the [[CK Editor]]
  
[[File:Ckeditor.jpg|center|CK Editor]]
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[[File:Ckeditor.jpg|center|CK Editor|center]]
  
Learn more about the [[CK Editor]]
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==Resetting Tools==
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Within Isidore, you can click on the tool heading near the top of the page to reset the tool or to take you back to the tool's home page.
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<br />[[File:Tool_reset.gif|Tool Reset|center]]
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==Using the Help Links==
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Near the top right-hand corner of each Isidore tool, there is a '''Help''' button. Click on this to be taken to the help for the tool you're currently working in. [[File:Help_button.png|help button]]
  
== Help with 2FA ==
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== Training ==
  
Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is required for Isidore use. If you need assistance with 2FA, please visit [https://udayton.edu/udit/accounts_access/2fa/index.php UD's 2FA website] for more information.  
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Instructors can receive Isidore training via an online website, large group training sessions, or individualized training consultation.
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* Online Isidore Help Documentation and Videos are located at: [http://ewiki.udayton.edu http://ewiki.udayton.edu].
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* One-on-one training consultations can be scheduled by contact the Center for Online Learning via [mailto:onlinelearning@udayton.edu onlinelearning@udayton.edu] or (937) 229-5039.
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* Check out our new training platform at: [http://learn.udayton.edu http://learn.udayton.edu].
 
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== Training ==
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Return to the main [[Isidore]] page
 
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[[Category:Isidore]]
Instructors can receive Isidore training via an online website, large group training sessions, or individualized training consultation:
 
* Online Isidore Help Documentation and Videos are located at: http://ewiki.udayton.edu.
 
* Training opportunities for the Fall and Spring semesters can be found at: https://ewiki.udayton.edu/isidore/Training.
 
* One-on-one training consultations can be scheduled by contact the Office of E-Learning via elearning@udayton.edu or (937) 229-5039.
 
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[[Category:List of Topics]]
 
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Latest revision as of 20:56, 22 July 2021

Isidore is UD's open-source Learning Management System or LMS that runs on the Sakai platform. Isidore is named after St. Isidore of Seville, the patron saint of students and recommended for patronage of computers and the Internet. The University of Dayton has been using Isidore since the Fall semester in 2008.

Recommended Web Browsers

The latest versions of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are recommended for use with Isidore.

Accessing Isidore

You can access Isidore by navigating your web browser to http://isidore.udayton.edu.

  • If you're a member of the UD community, click on the UD Users button to login. You'll enter your official UD username and password to login.
  • If you're a guest user (someone without a UD account), you must select Guest Users login button.

Password Help

Authenticating with 2FA

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is required for Isidore use. If you need assistance with 2FA, please visit UD's 2FA website for more information.

Accessing Course Sites

Course sites will appear under the Sites menu in Isidore. Sites button

Faculty, who wish to use Isidore, must create their own Isidore course sites each semester. Not every faculty member chooses to use Isidore, but a large majority do. View the site creation instructions for instructors.

Students will be granted access to their course sites by 8:00 A.M. on the 1st day of the term, when sites are published. Faculty may choose to make their course sites available earlier. Students lose access to previous semester sites on the 1st day of the new term, when sites are unpublished, but faculty are able to republish sites as needed.

Once students officially register for a class or drop a class, their Isidore registrations should be updated within 1-2 business days. Instructors may add students to their sites if students need immediate access.

Using the Text Editor

The text editor inside of Isidore is known as the CK Editor. The CK Editor contains many different functions that students and faculty can use to format text and embed images and multimedia. Learn more about the CK Editor

CK Editor

Resetting Tools

Within Isidore, you can click on the tool heading near the top of the page to reset the tool or to take you back to the tool's home page.


Tool Reset


Using the Help Links

Near the top right-hand corner of each Isidore tool, there is a Help button. Click on this to be taken to the help for the tool you're currently working in. help button

Training

Instructors can receive Isidore training via an online website, large group training sessions, or individualized training consultation.



Return to the main Isidore page