Canvas Tip – Why should I use the inbox in Canvas?

Perhaps you have noticed the little mail icon labeled Inbox on the blue menu bar on the left hand bar of your screen and though “just what I need – ANOTHER inbox”. This brief post will outline a few ways in which this option (called Conversations in Canvas-speak) might offer you some benefits. To begin, […]

2019-10-10T07:03:50+00:00October 10th, 2019|DLINQ Syndicated Sites|

Office Hours = Connection

Office hours can be a misunderstood and underutilized opportunity for students. They are often a new concept to many first year students and they are not always sure what office hours are for or how they apply to their needs as students. In the article ““Office Hours are Kind of Weird”: Reclaiming a Resource to […]

2019-09-24T08:02:36+00:00September 24th, 2019|DLINQ Syndicated Sites|

Canvas Gradebook

As the semester start date approaches we get more questions about grading and how different grading schemes can be configured in Canvas. Members of the Office of Digital Learning and Inquiry are always happy to schedule consultations to discuss this in more depth, however Canvas also provides several resources that faculty can review at their […]

2019-09-04T07:02:42+00:00September 4th, 2019|DLINQ Syndicated Sites|

Video Editing with Camtasia

Here’s a series of tutorials on video editing with Camtasia. Part 1: Explains how to manage your video assets so they don’t get misplaced. Part 2: Explores the Camtasia editing […]

2019-04-01T14:59:26+00:00April 1st, 2019|DLINQ Syndicated Sites|

Small move #5: Student-centered course design using Canvas

In this series of blog posts I’m going to share some of the small moves that were discussed during the online session Student-Centered Course Design Using Canvas. If you were not able to participate in the session feel free to follow along here as I share some of the activities and design elements that you can […]

2019-01-08T05:24:05+00:00January 8th, 2019|DLINQ Syndicated Sites|

Small move #4: Student-centered course design using Canvas

This is the 4th in a series of posts to cover small actionable steps you can make to create a more student-centered course design in Canvas. These moves were developed from the Zoom session hosted on October 25th. Small Move # 4: Virtual office hours How convenient can you make it for students to have […]

2018-12-11T06:40:39+00:00December 11th, 2018|DLINQ Syndicated Sites|

Small Move #3: Student-Centered Course Design Using Canvas

This is the 3rd in a series of posts to cover small actionable steps you can make to create a more student-centered course design in Canvas. These moves were developed from the Zoom session hosted on October 25th. Small Move #3: Interest Surveys To be able to tailor some of the content or options available […]

2018-12-03T09:38:59+00:00December 3rd, 2018|DLINQ Syndicated Sites|

Mute as Bottles—A DPL Reflection

NOTE-TAKING I was just looking over my notes from Digital Pedagogy Lab. I don’t take notes the same way that other people do. A few years ago, I brought an unlined artist’s sketchbook to a conference, and found myself illustrating my notes. I only recently started calling myself an artist, but I’ve never identified as […]

2018-09-24T11:57:03+00:00September 24th, 2018|DLINQ Syndicated Sites|
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