Campuswire, Course Communication Tool

Campuswire is a FERPA compliant discussion board and communication tool for courses. It is an alternative to Piazza and is now available via a contract with Illinois. Professors can use Campuswire to consolidate communication to replace forums, chat apps, and student response systems.

Getting Started as an Instructor

Navigate to Campuswire.com, type your @illinois.edu email address in the center of the page and click Get Started. Follow the prompts to set up your course or group.

Enrolling Students

Roster sync or Single Sign On capabilities are not available at this time, this feature is on the vendor roadmap for Spring 2021. Instructors must "Invite" students, TAs, and other Instructors using their university email addresses.

Support

See Help & Contact links at the bottom of this page: https://campuswire.com/

Guides and Resources

Campuswire Demo: https://www.loom.com/share/eeae3c81396043b886b569709a024000

Getting Started: https://www.loom.com/share/8bbb669573264ad5be332e0bd170eafc 

Privacy Policy: https://campuswire.com/privacy 

Campuswire and Piazza comparison: https://medium.com/campuswire/campuswire-vs-piazza-a-breakdown-2e1cc185eea6 

Campuswire and Slack comparison: https://medium.com/campuswire/campuswire-vs-slack-a-breakdown-df851d6210a7

Accessibility

Classes with students who have a registered disability through DRES, specifically students with visual or motor impairment, should not use this tool at all due to the risk of disparity amongst class members. 

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Keywords:discussion chat DM messaging   Doc ID:104844
Owner:Dan H.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2020-08-11 09:25 CSTUpdated:2021-01-11 10:52 CST
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