Friday, November 11, 2011

Angel Q&A - Move Item

Q: How can I move a content item into another folder on the Lessons tab?

Friday, November 4, 2011

Angel Q&A - Copy Items

Q: How can I copy content items on my Lessons tab?

Friday, October 28, 2011

Angel Q&A - Extra Credit

Q: How can I create extra credit assignments in the gradebook?

Monday, October 24, 2011

Angel Q&A - Grade Calculations

Q: Why doesn't the Overall grade in Angel match my or Excel's calculations?

Friday, October 7, 2011

Angel Q&A - Password Lock

Q: How can I make sure my password is working correctly on my assessment?

Friday, September 30, 2011

Angel Q&A - Downgrading Firefox 7.0

Q: How can I downgrade from Firefox 7.0?

Friday, September 16, 2011

Angel Q&A - Zero Point Assignment

Q: How can enter zero points for a zero-point assigment?

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Angel Q&A - Angel 8

Q: What's new and coming for Angel?

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Angel Q&A - YouTube Links

Q: How can I link to a YouTube video from my Angel course?

Friday, August 19, 2011

Angel Q&A - Sharing Sections

Q: How can I share my Angel section with another faculty member?

Site Mentioned:

Friday, August 12, 2011

Angel Q&A - Assessment Security Settings

Q: What do the different Assessment security settings mean and do?

Monday, August 1, 2011

Angel Q&A - LOR Explained

Q: What is a Learning Object Repository for? What should I put there?

Friday, July 22, 2011

Angel Q&A - Retake Assessment

Question: How can I allow a student to retake an assessment they already submitted?

Link mentioned: Angel Tutorials for Instructors

Friday, July 8, 2011

Angel Q&A - Forum in LOR

Question: How can I have one discussion forum with access across two separate courses/sections?

Friday, July 1, 2011

Angel Q&A - Retiring Agents

Question: Why are you sending me these Absent Student Reports when my class is over?

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Angel Q&A - Discussing Images

Question: How can I add images to an Angel Discussion Forum?

Sites mentioned:
Pixlr --
Flickr --

Friday, June 17, 2011

Angel Q&A - Service Pack 13 Fixes

Question: What fixes were installed yesterday with Service Pack 13?

Friday, May 20, 2011

Angel Q&A - Get Organized

Question: What are some ways to organize content on the lessons tab?

Friday, May 13, 2011

Angel Q&A - Gradebook Scrolling

Question: Why can't I seem to scroll left and right in the gradebook? I can't seem to reach the scrollbar.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Angel Q&A - Course Backup and Save Grades

Question: How can I archive my course and preserve the scores I have in the gradebook?

Friday, April 15, 2011

Angel Q&A - Removing IE Warnings


  • How can I stop IE security warnings from showing on every Angel page?

Friday, April 8, 2011

Angel Q&A - Mail Recipients

  • How can I send a mail message to all students in a section?
  • How can I send a message to several students but not show who is receiving the message?
  • How can I see if a student has read a message?
  • Can I respond to an Angel message from Outlook?

Friday, March 18, 2011

Angel Q&A - The Importance of Zeros

  • Why does my gradebook calculate differently for different students?
  • Why do I need to input zeros into every assignment?

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Angel Q&A - Rubric Error

Question: When trying to use a rubric to grade a dropbox, what does this error mean: "Scores cannot be below the minimum achievement level?" And how can I fix it?

Friday, March 4, 2011

Angel Q&A - Midterm Grades

How can I use Angel to help me figure midterm grades?

update: An alternative is to export the gradebook to a csv file and use Excel to figure your midterm scores.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Angel Q&A - Gradebook 7.4 Grade Reports

These questions primarily concern the 7.4 ("terms") gradebook in Angel.
  1. Why do the grade reports show differently for my students than they do for me? And how can I change it so my students see percents instead of letter grades? Points instead of percents? etc.
  2. My grade report is listed as "Overall Report," how can I edit the title of the report?

Friday, February 18, 2011

Angel Q&A - A couple of Mail Questions

Today's Questions:
  1. I received a Mail message forwarded to my Kirkwood email account, but I can't find the message in the Angel Mail tool. Where is the message?
  2. My class isn't open yet (or it's closed), but a student sent me a message from that course. How did they gain access?
  3. A student sent me a Mail message from a course, but they haven't logged into that course for over a week. How did they do that?

Friday, February 11, 2011

Saving Assessment Progress & Attendance

Why do time limited assessments in ANGEL show a Save and Continue button and what does that do to the timer if the student clicks it?

How can the attendance be easily calculated using ANGEL's Attendance manager?