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Activity Insight

The CITL has established a help site for Activity Insight. Peruse entries from the site below, or click on a content heading to be taken to the full article ...

  • Import Scholarly Publications via BibTex

    All major indices of scholarly publications have pathways for export of citations in standard formats.  The use of standard export formats allows publishers and individuals to quickly and accurately transfer publication information from the indices into their own reference management and publication tools.  The BibTex file format is one such method of citation export that […]

  • Save Early! Save Often!

    There is a 90 minute timeout for Activity Insight. If you are working on a single entry screen for an extended period of time, please save the record and then continue to edit it.

  • Help! My Scheduled Teaching Data is Wrong!

    Scheduled Teaching data was imported from Banner. Because the data came from an outside source, it is Read Only in Activity Insight. If something is incorrect, the easiest “fix” is to simply change it in the Word file before submitting your Faculty Annual Report for evaluation. Here are a few problems we already know about […]

  • Guide to Radford University’s Faculty Annual Report

    The Faculty Annual Report is a custom report designed specifically for Radford University. While many of the screens under Manage Your Activities make logical sense, some are not as intuitive. This guide shows you all of the sections of the FAR, matches them to the entry screen, and details any conditional logic. Faculty Annual Report – […]

  • Generating your Faculty Annual Report (FAR)

    If you haven’t attended a training on how to use Activity Insight, please read the Getting Started guide first. Learn how to use the “Run Custom Reports” tool to create your Faculty Annual Report (FAR) with the touch of a button. Running Faculty Annual Report Since Activity Insight generates the FAR as a Word document, you have ultimate […]


IDEAx 2014 was a tremendous success!! The next annual meeting will take place on September 18, 2015 at Longwood University in Farmville, VA. Visit IDEAx on the web for additional info and media.

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Instructional Design Opportunities at RU

1. Interested in enhancing your online or hybrid course design? Interested in marketing your class as nationally certified for quality? If so, consider checking out the opportunities available as a member of the 4th Quality Assurance Pilot cohort- forming now and kicking off in Sept. 2015.

2. New to RU? Interested in learning more about D2L and online or hybrid course design? If so, please consider registering for the first pilot of Radford University’s New Faculty Design Institute. This is a year long program, kicking off in Sept. 2015.

Student Evaluations: Good, Bad, Evil

The latest CITL Films project finds RU professors reading coarse student evaluation comments while ruminating on learner perceptions and expectations. Visit CITL Films page for more info and to view.

Spring 2015 Film Challenge

This 2015 RU CITL spring film challenge was fantastic!! Students had just over a week to produce a short film based on a set of criteria and submit it. Entries were judged and later screened at the historic Radford Theater. VISIT our Film Challenge page to check out the winning entries as well as for more info.

Blue Grass Music ...

CITL Films and McConnell Library's Archives and Special Collections collaborate to capture music and historic documentary film. Spring 2015 saw the long-awaited release of banjo legend Butch Robins' miniseries 'Blue Grass Music: Its Origin and Development As A Unique and Creative Art Form.' Read about the series and watch episodes online at the McConnell Library Website and also check the Roanoke Times article on the series.