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Midstate College LMS Update

Recently, the Midstate College Learning Management System (LMS) went through a name change. Moving forward, instead of being called "Moodlerooms," the Midstate LMS will be called "Open LMS." You ...

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Recently, the Midstate College Learning Management System (LMS) went through a name change. Moving forward, instead of being called "Moodlerooms," the Midstate LMS will be called "Open LMS." You will see this name change on items such as "Open forum," or, on the Midstate College website, the LMS listed on the schedule for a class that has an eLearning component says "Open LMS." 

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Turnitin Now Embedded in Assignments and Forums

As of the fall 2018 term, faculty will no longer be using the Turnitin assignment that includes the Turnitin logo. Moving forward, Turnitin will be embedded as a plugin in assignments and forums. ...

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As of the fall 2018 term, faculty will no longer be using the Turnitin assignment that includes the Turnitin logo. Moving forward, Turnitin will be embedded as a plugin in assignments and forums. Using Turnitin this way is a much smoother experience for both students and faculty. As a student, you will upload your assignments and forums exactly the same way you upload to an assignment or forum that isn’t using Turnitin. 

Faculty have the option to run student work through Turnitin this way, and there isn’t an indicator (i.e., the Turnitin logo) that an assignment or forum is being run through Turnitin until after the student has submitted to it; it is then that the student receives a “Turnitin ID” and, later, a similarity report. Attached is information about reviewing a Turnitin similarity report as well.

Student Identity - Fall 2018

Per the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, institutions offering distance education (eLearning/online classes) are required to have processes to establish that the student who registered for...

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Per the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, institutions offering distance education (eLearning/online classes) are required to have processes to establish that the student who registered for a distance education course or program is the same student who participates and completes a course or program and obtains the academic credit. 

As a Midstate College student, you acknowledge that when you log-in and enter an eLearning course, you are the student registered for the course. In addition, you acknowledge that you are the individual who is completing all applicable coursework, including but not limited to: exams, quizzes, forums, assignments, etc. 

Further, you acknowledge that should Midstate College, or representatives thereof, determine that the individual who is registered for the course is not the individual completing and submitting coursework or participating in course requirements, you will be subject to the College Academic Honesty policy. Failure to comply with the Academic Honesty policy may result in suspension from the College (Midstate College Student Handbook).