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<ul><li> 1. Team Tribe Lori Herrick Krista Fulton Kim Jordan </li></ul> <p> 2. StudyMate helps students "master the basics" of course material through learning activities, self-assessments, and games. A dozen activities such as flash cards, crosswords and quizzes engage students with course content in an individualized way. 3. Students access StudyMate activities using computers, tablets, and smartphones. StudyMate also integrates seamlessly with learning systems, such as Blackboard, ANGEL, Canvas, Desire2Learn, Moodle, and more. 4. Instructors or students may enter glossary terms, facts and questions using StudyMate's simple templates (promotes student interaction). These materials are then transformed into a dozen learning activities and games, such as flash cards, crossword puzzles and self-quizzes. Four types of items can be created or imported by StudyMate: 1. Fact items, 2. Term/Definition items, 3. Multiple Choice and 4. Calculated items. All four item types can reside in the same StudyMate file. Download Respondus onto your computer by going to: www.studymate.com 5. StudyMate Author is offered to Tidewater Community Instructors through a VCCS pre-purchased license and should be accessed and downloaded using LICENSE key Information is found in your Bb Home Page in the tabs at the top right corner. The tools are listed in a column on the very right hand side once you click either Teach or College Connect. 6. Operating System - Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP Memory - 32 MB RAM minimum Hard Disk Space- 10 MB of free hard disk space for program files Monitor - 1024x768 or 1280x720 minimum resolution Download Time - The file size is approximately 10 MB. Learning Management System - Respondus 4.0 is compatible with the following learning management systems and industry standards: Designed activities are available in eCampus Course and in mobile learning format via the StudyMate Class Phone App which can be used on smart phone or tablets. 7. Questions or items can be imported from other file formats such as MS Word, Rich Text, or Respondus. 1. From the Start menu, select the Import Wizard. 2. Select the type of file to be imported (MS Word .doc or .docx, Rich Text, Text, IMS QTI, StudyMate Class format, Respondus, or Respondus Archive). 3. Browse to and select the file being imported. 4. Preview the import results to check for errors, then click Finish to complete the import. 8. Thousands of publisher test banks, designed specifically for StudyMate Class, are now available from the Respondus Test Bank Network. To get started, go to http://www.respondus.co m/testbank to submit your test bank request. The publisher will send an email containing the download code and instructions for using it with StudyMate. 9. When complete, you can 1.) Publish directly to your online course 2.) You can create a studymate.com account and store your work on the website. Then you can just publish a URL for their use Or 3.) You can export and manually load to your course 10. You may grade student participation in StudyMate Class activities on a number of levels: items created, items edited, and/or items viewed. Use the Settings tab to establish that you will be grading the activity by checking the box to Enable grading, providing the Grade Column Name that will appear in the Grade Center, and entering the Points Possible. 11. Student participation can be monitored Students can access from smartphones Multiple languages Import Wizard allows for quick download of word files Online test banks Webcam test monitoring ability Webinar training available Audio and visual files can be uploaded for use URLs for activities can be placed anywhere, such as an online course, syllabus, Word doc, Facebook, etc. Learning activities are customized for each mobile environment Learning can occur anytime and anywhere 12. Moderate amount of time to learn the program May need tech support for updates License requirement Registration fees Students must be self directed Students must have access to technology Some complaints on freezing in the middle of use. 13. TIPS FOR USING STUDYMATE Be sure to consider the following things before getting started: View online webinars and tutorials Read the user guide available on the Respondus website Try out all four templates to make several types of study guides and games Design a variety of activities/assignments in order to foster student engagement Try out the official test banks 14. http://www.blinn.edu/acadtech/training/self help/studymate/index.htm http://www.respondus.com/downloads/Stud yMate%20Quick%20Start%20Guide.pdf http://www.respondus.com/products/study mate/demos.shtml http://www.respondus.com/products/userg uide.shtml http://newsletter.respondus.com/november -2010/grading-in-studymate-class/ </p>