Unable to Load BigSky Courses

If you’re having trouble accessing the Bigsky Benilde and or unable to load all your courses properly or dropbox assignment submission, please try the options below before submitting a ticket. 1. Clear your browser’s cache and cookies. 2. Access BigSky using an Incognito window or other browsers. We recommend Opera if the site is not loading “My […]

Teaching Associates

Basics Infonet Account Your Infonet account is used to access campus computers, networks, and systems. When you were onboarded to Benilde by the People & Organization Development Office (PODO), your Infonet account is already created. You may inquire with PODO or with your immediate head about your Infonet account. Don’t forget to change the initial […]

Is there any training on how to use Bigsky?

If you feel like you need some extra help in figuring out how to use any of the features of BigSky, the Coaching and Capacity Building Team of the Center for Educational Technologies can help you. Choose a mentor Open your web browser and go to the Mentoring Schedule Request page at http://edtech.benilde.edu.ph/?page_id=6480.  On the […]

How do I use the news tool on BigSky?

The NEWS tool is a good place to post and see important announcements like reminders, special events, and schedule changes.  Upon logging in you will find the latest news when you scroll down.  It will include institutional news such as special training, changes in the academic calendar, etc., and announcements made in your courses. Students […]

How do I use the Content tool on BigSky?

From the top of the page, the second set of navigation links will allow you to navigate your current course. The very first link on this navigation bar is called CONTENT. This is where all modules should appear.  Think of it as a comprehensive and interactive syllabus!  It provides easy access to all lectures, notes, […]

How do I use Dropbox on BigSky?

Dropbox is one of the most essential tools on BigSky.  This feature is where your students or participants can submit their assignments.  Dropboxes are often associated with grade items and are very easy to configure. Students This video below should help you find the Dropbox and how to submit assignments on it. Faculty If you […]

How do I create and use a rubric on BigSky?

In education a rubric is a set of criteria used for grading assignments.  It simplifies the way educators grade assignments, but it does take a little effort at the beginning to set up. Watch the video below for comprehensive instructions on creating and integrating a rubric into your course. Using a rubric for grading means […]

Where can I request a sandbox on BigSky?

The sandbox is a Bigsky feature available to faculty and associates. Sandbox for faculty use The sandbox is an empty course where you can work on designing your class without your students seeing you build it. It is meant as course development for a single user so there is no one added to it. The […]

Can I access any course I want on BigSky?

Academic courses Students can only access courses for the current term. Bigsky courses are reset at the start of every term so make sure to download all your files. Alternately, you can also upload your files to the ePortfolio on Bigsky. Seminars and workshops For seminars and workshops, the organizer sends a list of participants […]

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