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CourseWorks Improvements for the New Year

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courseworkslogo.png On December 27, CUIT made several improvements to CourseWorks, Columbia’s course management system, which has returned to its regular address at

The system improvements include:

  • Interface changes allow faculty and administrators to more easily enable student access to courses during each semester’s shopping period.
  • Students can opt-in to show their own photo and see peers’ photos via the “Roster” tool.
  • Faculty can embed video from Vimeo and Youtube throughout the course site.
  • The Files & Resources section has new tools to simplify hiding and unhiding files.
  • Group management has been streamlined, which is especially useful for large courses.

Faculty and instructors who need assistance with CourseWorks can contact CCNMTL at or visit the CCNMTL Faculty Support Lab in 204 Butler Library.

Related news:
Dec-20-2012: New CourseWorks Downtime Dec. 27
Jan-06-2012: Faculty Workshops for January 2012
Dec-30-2011: Video Tutorials For New CourseWorks Available On YouTube
Dec-30-2011: New CourseWorks Upgrade Adds Features, Improves Interface
Oct-18-2011: New CourseWorks Transition at CUMC Off to a Great Start
Sep-07-2011: Fall Premiere 2011 Features Sakai LMS Transition
Aug-02-2011: Systems Go for New CourseWorks (Sakai)
May-17-2011: New CourseWorks Powered by Sakai
Jan-26-2011: CourseWorks Downtime Survival Guide
Feb-18-2008: Spring Courses Evaluating Sakai
Jul-26-2004: Sakai Project at Columbia