Date posted: July 17, 2019
by Brian Bergen-Aurand Since the 1980s, we have seen plenty of research on the isolating effects of digital education. Students taking online courses often complain of feeling lonely and detached from their instructors and peers and disengaged from the course content because of the lack of social interaction involved in many elearning environments. For the ...more about Are We Overinvesting in Welcome Videos?
Date posted: July 2, 2019
by Brian Bergen-Aurand Now that spring is over, some of us are looking ahead to teaching in the summer and some of us gazing across the break toward classes in the fall. With the passing of the school year in mind, it might be a good time to grab a book or two and catch ...more about What to Read When You’re (Not) Teaching
Date posted: May 21, 2019
Thank you for joining us for DEEP DIVE LIVE Friday, May 31, 11-3pm. Please Give us your Feedback. DEEP DIVE LIVE Intro Video Link with Heather Extra Credit in Canvas - 8 Ways, with Keith Rowley Using the Rich Content Editor to improve readability/accessibility Canvas Presentation, Video Link with George Rowe Building for Engagement, Tracking ...more about Deep Dive Live (Online) with Canvas on May 31st
Date posted: April 5, 2019
By Sukirti Ranade, Director of eLearning & Multimedia. Canvas collects data to analyze student usage patterns. This data can allow the instructor to examine the student engagement in your online Canvas class. Instructors can check how their students are progressing through course with participation, submissions, on time/late/missing submissions, and current grade. How do I access ...more about Analytics in Canvas
Date posted: December 28, 2018
Canvas tools can assist in maintaining regular, effective, and substantive contact with students in an online/hybrid course. 1. Create a Discussion Forum in the Getting Started Module. Keep this Discussion forum open for access during the whole quarter. Invite all students to participate and invite peer responses among students. Respond to messages with 24hrs. 2. ...more about Maintain regular, effective, and substantive contact with students in an online/hybrid course.
Date posted: December 25, 2018
BELLEVUE COLLEGE LIBRARY | ROOM D140 | 425-564-4210 Email contact: email@example.com Winter quarter start date: Monday, January 7th ends Friday, March 8th, Registration Link Participant: Faculty Facilitator: Bruce Wolcott, eLearning Instructional Designer PD Hours: On completion participants receive 22 hrs of professional development time. Canvas 101 is perfect for new online instructors, and it is ...more about Canvas 101: Teaching with Canvas
Date posted: November 16, 2018
What is Backward Design? Now that students are registering for your Winter courses, you may be thinking about any course redesigns or remodels you want to implement. (Or, you may be thinking about building anew or even starting from scratch if you’ve just been assigned a course you’ve never taught.) One of the best ways ...more about Backward Course Design
Date posted: October 30, 2018
When planning, designing, building, or remodeling a course, it is important to keep every aspect of the architecture in mind. Small changes anywhere can have big effects everywhere, so you want to make sure when you meddle with your course, you keep all the outcomes in mind. One way to remember all the moving parts ...more about uMeddle (Thoughts on Course Design)
Date posted: October 22, 2018
Use Canvas to overcome barriers to learning - Explore in depth tools in Canvas that enhances student learning. Fall quarter start date: Tuesday October 23rd ends November 30th Audience: Faculty or Staff Required: Completion of Canvas 101 PD Hours: On completion participants receive 22 hrs of professional development time. Review the Syllabus Facilitator: Mandie Nash, ...more about Register for Canvas 201: Take your Course to the next level!
Date posted: August 2, 2018
Instructure has just released a New Gradebook! It is enabled at the course level, and is not enabled by default -- by default you'll keep using the regular old gradebook, so if you wish to take a look at it, you'll need to turn it on in at least one of your classes. See those ...more about Meet the New Canvas Gradebook