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This is the main gateway for faculty and their assistants using UM.Lessons, an extensible web-based assessment tool designed by University of Michigan instructors, instructional designers, and software developers.
UM.Lessons Maintenance: Sunday, May 18th  

UM.Lessons will be be undergoing maintenance on Sunday, May 18th. The system will be unavailable from 3-7am to facilitate a database upgrade.

May 14, 2014 - 11:43

Limited Access to Dearborn Rosters  

UMDearborn Users, please contact Scott Alexander if you are actively using UMLessons, particularly if you attach rosters to your lessons.

February 12, 2014 - 00:00

System Maintenance: July 11th at 5am  

We will perform a brief period of system maintenance Saturday, July 11th at 5am. This maintenance is expected to take a few minutes. UM.Lessons may experience a brief outage during that time. If you experience any issues, please log out of Lessons and log back in again.

July 06, 2015 - 14:01

Hiding the Lessons Banner  

You can now opt to hide the big blue banner at the top of a lesson and/or the footer links and text at the bottom a lesson. Hiding the banner and footer can be especially useful when you are embedding a lesson in another page, for instance, the web content tool at a CTools site or a mixed media section of a Sitemaker site.

Hiding the big blue banner can also allow you a little flexibility in regards to branding. You can display a project logo by uploading a jpg or gif as a Resource and attaching it to a blank Note on the top of each display page.

These Appearance settings are now available as lesson Settings.

June 08, 2009 - 12:37

Using OTHER in multiple response questions  

Using OTHER in multiple choice and multiple response questions? Read this for important information.


January 24, 2005 - 15:04

Training and Support  

The Digital Media Commons @ the Duderstadt Center offers regular training sessions. The schedule is available at the Teaching and Technology Collaborative website.

Introduction to UM.Lessons: walk through the process of requesting a workspace, explore the lessons hierarchy, and create a new unit and lesson. (PDF, 152K)

Creating Questions: walk through the task of creating questions, setting options, and entering content. (PDF, 215K)

December 28, 2004 - 08:54

Old news:
System Maintenance: Saturday July 11th at 5am (July 06, 2015)
System Maintenance: July 11th at 5am (July 06, 2015)
UM.Lessons to be Retired (May 12, 2015)
Plan Ahead for Service Interruption June 30th (April 17, 2012)
Survey Results (October 03, 2011)
Can your current students access your quizzes? (September 10, 2009)
Pesky Authentication Issue (September 09, 2009)
Database Index Issues (April 09, 2009)
Comparing Blinded Data Across Multiple Lessons (July 29, 2008)
For Spring 08 Instructors (April 15, 2008)
Report Issues (April 06, 2008)
System Upgrade - Did you know... (March 18, 2008)
System Upgrade - February 27 (February 24, 2008)
Problem with Resources : Images not showing up (August 29, 2007)
Recalculate Scores for a Lesson (January 26, 2007)
Reminder: New Term, New Access Groups (January 04, 2007)
Database Upgrade - May 6, 2006 12:01AM (May 05, 2006)
Critical Maintenance Outage (February 11, 2005)
Munged report text (January 04, 2005)
Service updates (December 27, 2004)
Changelog (November 24, 2004)
Changelog (June 18, 2004)
Some updates for spring (May 21, 2004)
Changelog: Cosign, Subscribing and Reviews (November 24, 2003)
Upgraded reports (October 16, 2003)
Fall 2001 Maintenance (September 05, 2001)
How lessons are organized (May 07, 2001)
Browser crashes (October 17, 2000)
Fall 2000 Edition (September 01, 2000)

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