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  • Comprehensive Tools List Added to Support Website | Blackboard | Vanderbilt University
    order to be used in a course can be found in the Control Panel under Customization on the Tool Availability page This page is where instructors can enable or disable tools in their courses turning them on for more functionality or off to avoid cluttering up the Control Panel menus In some cases a tool has more than one area of functionality and therefore more than one setting available for example Blogs can be enabled for a course at which point they will show up in the Tools area but there is a separate setting for Available in Content Area that allows them to be linked to directly from other parts of the course A few of the basic functions of Blackboard such as email are enabled system wide and cannot be turned off from within a course Much like a dictionary the tools are listed in alphabetical order accompanied by a brief description of their function While far more detailed information is to be had from the PDF guides and video walkthroughs on our on demand resources page if you only want a quick overview or if the tool in question is one of the more obscure ones that does not yet have full documentation on our website the Comprehensive Tools List may be of use And who knows you might just find that one of these lesser used tools fills a need in your course This entry was posted on Tuesday November 10th 2015 at 8 30 pm and is filed under News You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed Both comments and pings are currently closed Comments are closed Back Home GO Recent Posts Complements to Blackboard Constructing Effective Multiple Choice Questions 2 8 16 Sunday January 31 2016 1

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  • SafeAssign integrated into Blackboard assignments | Blackboard | Vanderbilt University
    to present time updated weekly Internet SafeAssign searches across the broader internet for matching text using the Yahoo BOSS search service as the underlying internet index provider Source https en us help blackboard com Learn 9 1 2014 04 Administrator 130 Building Blocks 010 Featured Building Blocks SafeAssign Enabling SafeAssign for an assignment SafeAssign can be enabled for an assignment that has already been created or when starting a new one Open the assignment for editing then expand the section called submission details Check the boxes that best fit how you want to use SafeAssign The report that is generated by SafeAssign called an originality report lets the user know what percentage of the student s work was taken from other sources It is then up to the student and the teacher to determine whether those passages were cited appropriately and how work can be improved in the future Other Academic Integrity Resources In addition to the SafeAssign feature sheet found here we encourage you to look through these additional resources on academic integrity Vanderbilt Honor Code http www vanderbilt edu student handbook the honor system CFT Teaching Guide on Cheating and Plagiarism http cft vanderbilt edu guides sub pages cheating plagiarism The CFT Director s Blog http derekbruff org teachingwithcrs p 799 If you have any questions about how to use SafeAssign well in your own classes please contact us at blackboard vanderbilt edu This entry was posted on Tuesday November 3rd 2015 at 8 00 am and is filed under Features Tip You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed Both comments and pings are currently closed Comments are closed Back Home GO Recent Posts Complements to Blackboard Constructing Effective Multiple Choice Questions 2 8 16 Sunday January 31 2016 1 5am

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  • Save the Dates: November/December Drop-in Support | Blackboard | Vanderbilt University
    workshop space of the CFT even without an appointment and find a team of specialists ready to assist We can get you up to speed with Blackboard s new features assist with building your course content or help you solve technical problems If these drop in hours are not convenient for you but you would like to make an appointment to meet with a Blackboard specialist you can also make an appointment for an individual consultation with any of us Not sure how to find the CFT See these directions This entry was posted on Friday October 30th 2015 at 8 00 am and is filed under News Support You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed Both comments and pings are currently closed Comments are closed Back Home GO Recent Posts Complements to Blackboard Constructing Effective Multiple Choice Questions 2 8 16 Sunday January 31 2016 1 5am Blackboard Maintenance 1 28 16 Taking our Blackboard Workshops on the Road 1 15 16 Your textbook may integrate with Blackboard 1 8 16 Comprehensive Tools List Added to Support Website 11 10 15 SafeAssign integrated into Blackboard assignments 11 3 15 Save the Dates

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  • Student Organizations Tech Request | Dean of Students
    Film Programs Sarratt Art Gallery Sarratt Art Studios Sarratt Youth Art Institute Vanderbilt Dance Program Vanderbilt Performing Arts Community Wilskills Experience 2011 for Transfer Students Facilities Services Conferences International Student Scholar Services Reservations Events Residence Halls Student Centers Health Wellness Alcohol Drug Abuse Prevention Office of the University Chaplain Religious Life Wellness Programs Alcohol Education How to Help a Friend Policies Administration Community Creed How to Upload Files to the Student Organizations Web Server Student Handbook Student Organization Manual How To Manage Your WordPress Website Dean of Students Student Organizations Tech Request Student Organizations Tech Request Registered Student Organizations at Vanderbilt may operate listservs shared mailboxes and Vanderbilt hosted websites There are no charges for these services but organizations must be registered and be represented at Student Organization orientation each academic year in order to have access to services If you are requesting new listservs shared mailboxes or a website please use the appropriate web form Request a new listserv Request a new shared mailbox Request a new website If you need to change administrators of existing listservs shared mailboxes or a website please use the appropriate web form Change a listserv Change a shared mailbox Change a website Technical

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  • Automated Payment Plan | Office of Student Loans | Vanderbilt University
    of Tom Sawyer The Grangerfords and the Shepherdsons Superstition Intellectual and Moral Education Jim s escape Mississippi River Superstitions and Folk Beliefs Home Automated Payment Plan Automated Payment Plan Vanderbilt University is pleased to offer an ACH bank draft payment option whereby your Vanderbilt University student loan payments can be made more conveniently Vanderbilt University will deduct regularly scheduled payments from your checking account The transactions will appear each month as a debit on your bank statement The ACH plan is available on accounts at financial institutions on which a check or draft can be written Some of the advantages of signing up for this payment option YOU WILL SAVE TIME There will be no need to write checks for student loan payments YOU WILL SAVE MONEY There will be no more late payment fees because your payment will always be on time YOU WILL SAVE POSTAGE There will be no need to spend money on postage to mail your payment To take advantage of this new repayment option print and complete the Authorization Agreement and return it to the Vanderbilt University Office of Student Loans with a voided check along with your next payment You will receive a confirmation

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/stuloans/automated-payment-plan.php (2016-02-16)
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  • Frequently Asked Questions | Office of Student Loans | Vanderbilt University
    payment to VU Station B 356217 Nashville TN 37235 Be sure to include your account number on your check If it is after the due date can I overnight my payment Yes Our street address is 110 21st Ave S Suite 106 Nashville TN 37203 How can I make extra payments to my loan account s Any payment received on an account that is more than what is due will be applied to the principal balance of the loans The overpayment will be prorated across all loan accounts based on loan balances If you would like the funds distributed in a specific manner ex to loans with higher interest rates low balances please indicate with your payment how you would like the additional funds applied What if I want to make payments in advance for a period of time Please indicate with your payment the period of time that advance payments are to be made The extra money will go into a suspense account from which future payments will be drawn No billing statements will be generated during that time What types of deferment options are there on my loan and how do I apply Deferment options vary by type of loan Please see the deferment page for more details A deferment form can be found on the back of our billing statement as well as on the deferment page on this site If you do not have a statement forms are available on request from our office I have been deferring my Vanderbilt institutional loans for several months and more interest has accrued than I can afford to pay at one time What can I do There are several options regarding repaying accrued grace and deferment period interest Please contact our office for more details Am I eligible for

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  • Deferment Options | Office of Student Loans | Vanderbilt University
    Residency Deferments Federal Perkins Loans made before July 1 1993 only Deferments can be granted one year at a time for a period not to exceed two years while a borrower is 1 serving in an internship program which is required in order to receive professional recognition required to begin professional practice or 2 serving in an internship or residency program leading to a degree or certificate awarded by an institution of higher education a hospital or a health care facility that offers postgraduate training Parenting Deferments Federal Perkins Loans made before July 1 1993 only Deferments can be granted during a period of up to one year if a borrower is a mother of a pre school age child provided the mother is going to work or going back to work at a salary that is no more than 1 00 above the minimum hourly wage A borrower may also defer repayment for up to six months if the borrower is pregnant or if he or she is taking care of a newborn or newly adopted child The borrower must be unemployed and not attending school and must apply for deferment within six months of leaving school or dropping below half time status Temporary Total Disability Deferments Federal Perkins Loans made before July 1 1993 only An affidavit from a qualified physician is required to prove disability A borrower is temporarily totally disabled if he or she is due to illness or injury unable to attend an eligible school or to be gainfully employed during a reasonable period of recovery A borrower may receive deferment for temporary total disability of a spouse or dependent if the spouse or dependent requires continuous nursing or other services from the borrower for a period of at least three months due to illness or injury The definition of dependent for temporary total disability deferment purposes is the same as the definition used in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA for a member of the independent applicant s household A borrower s dependent is a child who receives more than half of his or her financial support from the borrower or another person who lives with the borrower and who receives more than half of his or her financial support from the borrower Please contact the Office of Student Loans for details Applying for deferment Acceptance requires certification of employment or service status by one of the following Armed Forces your commanding officer Peace Corps Division of Volunteer Support Peace Corps Washington DC VISTA Division of Field Operations VISTA Washington DC U S Public Health Service Health Resources Services Admin Rockville MD Internship or residency the director of the internship residency program Deferment forms can be found here Other Federal Nursing Loan Deferments Military and Volunteer Service Deferments Deferments can be granted one year at a time for a period not to exceed three years while a borrower is 1 on full time active duty in the Armed Forces or the National

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  • Cancellation Benefits | Office of Student Loans | Vanderbilt University
    provision of services to both high risk children who are from low income communities and the families of such children Cancellation rate per completed year of employment 15 of the principal for each of the first and second years 20 of the principal for each of the third and fourth years 30 of the principal for the fifth year A cancellation period consists of a full year of employment For borrowers whose loans were made before July 23 1992 the effective date of eligibility is October 1 1998 Public Service Cancellation Provision The borrower of a Perkins Loan is eligible to have up to 100 of the loan cancelled for full time employment in certain public service professions Cancellation rate per completed year of employment 15 of the principal for each of the first and second years 20 of the principal for each of the third and fourth years 30 of the principal for the fifth year A cancellation period consists of a full year of employment The effective date of for this cancellation provision is August 14 2008 Military Service Cancellation Provision The borrower of a Perkins Loan is eligible to have up to 100 of the loan cancelled for qualifying service as a full time active duty member in the armed forces U S Army Navy Air Force Marine Corps Coast Guard A member of the National Guard or the Reserves serving a period of full time active duty in the armed forces is also eligible to receive a military deferment To qualify a borrower must be serving in an area of hostilities or in an area of imminent danger that qualifies for special pay under Section 310 of Title 37 of the U S Code The borrower s commanding officer must certify the borrower s service dates Cancellation rate per completed year of service 15 of the principal for each of the first and second years 20 of the principal for each of the third and fourth years 30 of the principal for the fifth year A complete year of service is twelve consecutive months The Department of Education has determined that if a borrower is on active duty in a hostile fire imminent danger pay area for any part of a month that month counts towards the borrower s eligibility for a military cancellation Death Cancellation and Total and Permanent Disability Discharge In the event of the borrower s death the unpaid indebtedness remaining on the note shall be cancelled Please contact the Office of Student Loans for details In the event of the borrower s total and permanent disability the unpaid indebtedness remaining on the note may be discharged To apply for discharge due to total and permanent disability please visit the Department of Education Total and Permanent Disability Discharge website at www disabilitydischarge com or contact them at 888 303 7818 or disabilityinformation nelnet net Applying for benefits The cancellation process consists of two steps postponement and cancellation Postponement During the postponement period regular principal payments are deferred while the borrower is performing a service that will subsequently qualify him or her for cancellation of all or a portion of the loan Acceptance requires certification of employment or service by the employer or agency and a detailed job description To apply for postponement print and complete this postponement cancellation form Borrowers applying for benefits under the child or family service cancellation provision must also print and complete this form Cancellation A borrower must then apply for cancellation benefits at the end of a full year of eligible employment or service Prior postponement is not required to be eligible for cancellation benefits To apply for cancellation print and complete this postponement cancellation form Borrowers applying for benefits under the child or family service cancellation provision must also print and complete this form Note Determination of eligibility for cancellation benefits is the responsibility of the University Federal Nurse Faculty Loan Cancellations Nurse Faculty Cancellation Provision The borrower of a Federal Nurse Faculty Loan is eligible to have up to 85 of loan principal and interest cancelled for full time employment as a nurse faculty member at a school of nursing Cancellation rate per completed year of employment 20 of the principal plus any interest that may have accrued during the year for each of the first three years 25 of the principal plus any interest that may have accrued during the year for the fourth year Death or Disability Cancellations In the event of the borrower s total and permanent disability or death the unpaid indebtedness remaining on the note shall be cancelled Please contact the Office of Student Loans for details Applying for benefits The cancellation process consists of two steps postponement and cancellation Postponement During the postponement period regular principal payments are deferred while the borrower is performing a service that will subsequently qualify him or her for cancellation of a portion of the loan Acceptance requires certification of employment by the employer To apply for postponement print and complete this postponement form Cancellation A borrower must then apply for cancellation benefits at the end of a full year of eligible employment To apply for cancellation print and complete this cancellation form Federal Nursing School of Nursing and Medical School Loan Cancellations Death or Disability Cancellations In the event of the borrower s total and permanent disability or death the unpaid indebtedness remaining on the note shall be cancelled Please contact the Office of Student Loans for details Definitions Low income communities are defined as those in which there is a high concentration of children eligible to be counted under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 as amended Children and youth with disabilities are defined as those from ages 3 through 21 inclusive who require special education and related services because they have disabilities as defined in section 602 3 of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Section 602 3 defines a child with a disability as one with

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