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Academic integrity and online exams

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 to the … Continue reading

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

Remote teaching – webinar recordings

The following webinars were recorded in March/April 2020. Using Kaltura to record lectures Online discussions in Sakai Online discussions in Canvas Assignments in Sakai Best Practices for Online Exams Assignments in Canvas Re-imagining student assessments and projects in a time … Continue reading

Posted at 1:04 p.m. March 26, 2020, by in Online

Tips for teaching via web conference

Here are some tips to help you get started teaching via a web conference. These are some of the first steps you’ll need to take when first launching the web conference, and best practices to follow thereafter. If you’re not … Continue reading

Posted at 8:04 a.m. March 13, 2020, by in Online, Teaching Online
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