Getting started and connection to the Virtual Campus
The Virtual Campus is powered by Brightspace
Professors have access to the Virtual Campus (powered by Brightspace from D2L). Here are some quick references for those using the tool for the first time.
Use Maestro to create or merge your courses to Virtual Campus
Maestro, the new portal for Professors, was created to ensure that courses entered into uoCampus by the academic units are properly migrated to Virtual Campus. Once logged in, you will see your list of courses, labs, and DGDs that appear in uoCampus. At this point you can:
1. Creation of your course in Virtual Campus: choose which courses you want to create.
Note: Faculty will only see their courses once they have been assigned as the primary instructor to their courses by their respective Faculties/Departments in uoCampus. Our system is automated and pulls information from uoCampus several times a day. If your name is not assigned as the primary instructor to your course in uoCampus, it will not be visible in Maestro. Please contact your faculty to correct the situation.
2. Merge sections or labs, which are currently displayed as multiple courses, with their respective parent course prior to having it created in the system. Please note that this merge is a one-time operation that must be performed before requesting course creation. We are unable to merge courses once they are created. If you are unable to view your courses it is likely that your faculty has not yet entered the information in uoCampus.We start receiving courses from uoCampus on March 1st for the summer semester, and on June 1st for the Fall and Winter semesters.
3. Migrate old Blackboard Learn courses: You now have access, on the virtual campus, to the courses you created in Blackboard learn. You can therefore copy yourself archive content to your new course. Click here to learn more...
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