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Christie DeCarolis

New RCE (the new text editor in Canvas)

last updated How do I add files, images, links, and Kaltura videos in Canvas’ new Rich Content Editor? The text editor in Canvas has been updated for all Spring 2021 courses. The process for adding files, images, links, and embedding … Continue reading

Posted at 10:35 a.m. Dec. 15, 2020, by in Uncategorized

Canvas: create appointment sign-ups

last updated You can create appointment sign-ups in Canvas using the Canvas Calendar for individual student appointments or for students to sign up in small groups. Click on Calendar in the left-hand menu On the right-hand side are your courses. … Continue reading

Posted at 2:26 p.m. Sept. 22, 2020, by in Canvas, Communication

Academic integrity and online exams

last updated Moving exams online drastically changes the environment in which they will be taken by students. It’s nearly impossible to ensure a proctored environment. There are steps you can take to reduce potential cheating during online exams. In addition … Continue reading

Posted at 8:47 a.m. April 7, 2020, by in Assessments, Canvas, Online

Academic integrity and papers

Both Canvas and Sakai offer the ability to automatically run student assignment submissions through TurnItIn. TurnItIn is a plagiarism detection service that can also help deter plagiarism, according to its website. If used correctly, TurnItIn can help your students learn … Continue reading

Posted at 8:45 a.m. April 7, 2020, by in Uncategorized

Encouraging academic integrity in your courses

Introduction The sudden pivot to remote teaching has left many faculty wondering what they can do to continue to promote academic integrity in their courses. Thomas Tobin put it well in his Inside Higher Ed article, “Student Agency in Uncertain … Continue reading

Posted at 8:44 a.m. April 7, 2020, by in Online

Using TurnItIn with Canvas Assignments

Adding TurnItIn to a Canvas Assignment is part of the assignment detail set-up in Canvas. You can learn more about how to create an Assignment in Canvas here. To set up an assignment so that the submissions are run through … Continue reading

Posted at 1:53 p.m. April 1, 2020, by in Canvas
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