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Canvas: using sections to manage large classes

About sections This page explains how to set up Sections in your Canvas course site. Sections will allow you to assign a TA to their students for grading and communications and will allow instructors to: Post Announcements to a section … Continue reading

Posted at 11:52 a.m. Aug. 5, 2020, by in Canvas, Getting Started, Teaching Online

FlipGrid: Integrate FlipGrid into your Canvas site

FlipGrid is a multimedia discussion tool that allows users to record snippets of video and share them with the class.  You can integrate this tool into your Canvas site by following the directions below. To create FlipGrid account and add … Continue reading

Posted at 1:41 p.m. April 22, 2020, by in Assessments, Creating content, 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

ClassLive: getting started (instructor)

ClassLive is the tool in eCollege that allows you to meet with your students, in real time, in an online environment. You can present with video, audio, and PowerPoint, a whiteboard, or other content from your computer. Students can ask … Continue reading

Posted at 8:30 p.m. Oct. 27, 2016, by in eCollege, Teaching Online

Teaching online in Sakai

Communication options There are a number of tools that allow you to communicate with students in Sakai, depending on what you’d like to do. The Messages tool allows you to privately communicate with students much like email would; you can send a … Continue reading

Posted at 8:06 a.m. Aug. 27, 2015, by in Sakai, Teaching Online

Adding engagement to your online course

Engaging with students can pose a challenge in an online course, but it is perhaps the most important factor in ensuring student success. Our students report high levels of satisfaction in courses in which they feel “heard” by the professor and a part … Continue reading

Posted at 10:10 a.m. March 4, 2015, by in News, Teaching Online
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