Presentation on theme: "INTRODUCTION TO NEW INNOVATIONS First Year Student Orientation August 1, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
INTRODUCTION TO NEW INNOVATIONS First Year Student Orientation August 1, 2013
What is New Innovations? New Innovations is a web-based educational management system for medical schools and residency programs. As first-year students, you will use the Evaluations module. Third-year students also use the Logger and Scheduling modules.
New Innovations Modules Schedules (Clinical Rotations) Logger (Patient Case Logs) Evaluations (Courses and Faculty)
Course and Faculty Evaluations You will use New Innovations to complete required evaluations. You will receive e-mail notifications about evaluations. The timely completion of course and faculty evaluations is a COM requirement. (Please refer to your syllabus for details). Once entered, all evaluations are anonymous.
Exiting New Innovations Hover over your name at top of home page screen. Click on Log Out. You also can check for messages or change your password here.
New Innovations Help Password/General Questions: Lana Dearinger (323-6446, firstname.lastname@example.org)email@example.com Evaluations: Ellen Napier (323-4643, firstname.lastname@example.org) email@example.com
New Innovations Resources These slides will be made available on the UKCOM Assessment and Quality Management web page: http://meded.med.uky.edu/new-innovations
Course Exams - ExamSoft ExamSoft is a proprietary software system that allows exams to be created, administered, and scored electronically. SofTest is the module you will use to securely take exams on your personal laptop computer. Completed exams are automatically uploaded back to a secure server. As a tutorial, a mock exam will be given: Friday, August 9, HG611 @ 1:00 p.m.
SofTest Module You will receive an e-mail instructing you to download (and register) your copy of SofTest You should install SofTest on the laptop you will be using for course exams (Mac/PC) Your ExamSoft username is the first part of your UK e-mail address (e.g., firstname.lastname@example.org)email@example.com Your initial password is randomly assigned – and contained in the introductory e-mail. You will be prompted to change it upon initial log in.
Student Exam Reports Individual reports summarizing your test performance are sent to you electronically (firstname.lastname@example.org) in *.pdf email@example.com At your discretion, these can be printed off and used during post-exam review sessions. Post-exam revisions may be made to correct poorly-performing test items; as a result, this exam reporting process may be repeated or delayed slightly.
Exam Contacts For questions regarding exam reports, contact Amy Murphy-Spencer (firstname.lastname@example.org), 323- email@example.com All questions regarding actual tests, content, test scores, or course grades should be directed to respective course directors. Please read each course syllabus carefully to identify exam dates/times, grading schemes, etc.
ExamSoft Tech Issues Ben Lawson (323-2840, firstname.lastname@example.org) email@example.com Scott Pappas (323-3580, firstname.lastname@example.org) email@example.com Stephen Welch (323-2009, firstname.lastname@example.org) email@example.com
ExamSoft Resources These slides will be made available on the UKCOM Assessment and Quality Management web page: http://meded.med.uky.edu/examsoft-information