Documentation:Adding Class Roster to iGrader without using WebCT Vista

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Do you want to add your class list to iGrader when your course is not on WebCT Vista in Mac?

Create a ".txt" file

Note: The entries should be placed in this order: Last Name,First Name,Student ID

Using Excel

a. Open Excel and enter (or copy and paste) your class list with their Last Name in Column A, First Name in Column B, and Student ID in Column C.
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b. Save the file as "Roster.csv" (Note the capital R and the ".csv" extension.
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c. Change the extension of "Roster.csv" to ".txt". Control+Click (Right Click) the file -> Get Info. Then choose "Use .txt".
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Using Word

a. Open Word and enter your class list in the following format: Last Name,First Name,Student ID.
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b. Save the file as "Roster.txt".
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Replace "Roster.txt" file

Go to "iClicker Mac - UBC" -> "Classes" -> <Class Name>. Replace the "Roster.txt" file with the "Roster.txt" file you just made.
Note: You have to create a class in iClicker before you can see the file with "Roster.txt" in it.
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Course Management System

a. Open iClicker. Go to "Your Settings and Preferences".
b. Go to the "Registration/Export" tab.
c. Choose the Course Management Option to be "General".
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Register clicker IDs to the students

Pick one of the three options below:
Note: The third option is usually used for a small number of students (eg. a new student joins your class after you have already finished registering the other students)

Manually in iGrader

a. Open iGrader and you will see something like the image below.
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b. Click on a student's name. Press Add. Enter their iClicker ID.
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c. Click OK to confirm. The student's name will turn blue and the clicker ID you entered would disappear. Do step b for the rest of the students.
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"Roll Call" in Class

Note: This method will reveal your students' student numbers to the rest of the class

a. Open iClicker. Display your screen through a projector so that students can see their names when their names scroll down later.
b. Click on the upside down triangle and choose the option Loan/Register Clickers.
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c. Click on the "Roll Call" button.
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d. The pop-up shown below will appear. You can choose the speed of the names scrolling down at the top.
Roll Call Step1 Mac.png
e. When a student sees their name scroll down into the Step Two area (blue), he or she should click on the letter (shown beside their name) on his or her clicker. The icon will turn green when the signal is received.
Roll Call Step2 Mac.png
f. When the student's name scroll down into the Step Three area (green), he or she should click on the second letter. The icon will turn green with a check mark when the signal is received.
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g. To unregister the clicker, the student can click on "D" once to see their student number appear and click on "D" again to unregister their clicker.

Manually in iClicker

a. Open iClicker. Click on the upside down triangle and choose the option Loan/Register Clickers.
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b. Fill in the Remote ID, find the student's name, and pick the choice "For the Term (Permanent)" for the Register field. Click OK.
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