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Keeping it smart with Canvas Tips from an Instructional Designer

January 7, 2022 by | Canvas

“Addie” By Dave Braunschweig Licensed under CC under 3.0 Creating effective and engaging Canvas courses can be a daunting task, but fluctuating conditions can make this endeavor feel almost impossible. Yet, despite the challenges, following a few simple guidelines can help faculty create courses that provide a meaningful experience for students no matter what changes

How to give students extended time for timed Canvas quizzes

October 7, 2021 by | Canvas

Are you using Quizzes in Canvas to create and deliver quizzes/exams?  If you have students who need extended time for quizzes/exams (for example, “time + 1/2” or “double time”), you can use the Moderate Quiz feature in Canvas to give these students the extra minutes that they need for timed quizzes.  The following video contains

Post-Pandemic Education Town Hall links

April 30, 2021 by | Teaching Online

For a deeper dive into the resources from the April 30, 2021 Town Hall on Post-Pandemic Education, the presentation links are included here: Presentation Slides for Town Hall Curated list of Post-Pandemic Education links Course Workload Estimator “Leveling Up” Workshop Recording PPE Form for more ETS/IETL information Educational Equity Video:  

Improve Accessibility in Canvas Ally is now available in your Canvas course

April 20, 2020 by | Canvas

What is Ally? Ally is a new Chapman service to help make course materials in Canvas more accessible. Ally provides faculty with feedback on the accessibility of course content in Canvas using a visual dial and provides suggested step-by-step instructions to improve the accessibility of the content.  Need help!  A little better  Almost there  Perfect! Ally also provides

Incorporating a Student Needs Assessment into Your Course Inclusion, Equity, and Access in a Remote Learning Environment

March 26, 2020 by | Pedagogy

The Center for Teaching Excellence at Rice University has compiled some great tips on increasing inclusion, equity, and access while teaching remotely. They offer tips on the following topics: Addressing unequal access to technology, hardware, and software Providing a balance between asynchronous and synchronous tools and course materials Creating an environment that includes and values

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