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Creating a welcome and inclusive course– starting with the syllabus

In May 2018, Instructional Design & Technology collaborated with the Gender Studies department to create a workshop about designing welcoming and inclusive course syllabi. Why is this important? Research shows that students are more successful in courses where they feel … Continue reading

Posted at 9:18 a.m. June 1, 2018, by in News

Collegial sharing & learning at the 5th annual Rutgers University–Camden eLearning Conference

The 5th annual Rutgers University–Camden Faculty eLearning conference took place on March 1, 2018. The conference featured presenters from Rutgers–Camden, Camden County College, Rowan College at Burlington County, Rowan College at Gloucester County, and Rowan University. Attendees joined from these … Continue reading

Posted at 10:30 a.m. April 13, 2018, by in News

Digital Teaching Fellows

We are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications from all full-time Rutgers–Camden instructors for the 2018 Digital Teaching Fellowship, until April 16th. The program this year will focus on using digital tools to support best pedagogical practices in … Continue reading

Posted at 2 p.m. March 11, 2018, by in News

Canvas: can students alter their own grades?!?

No. However, Canvas includes a feature for students that allows them to test “What-If” scenarios on their course grades. They can test different scores for upcoming or previously submitted assignments, to calculate what kinds of scores they’d need to earn … Continue reading

Posted at 3:49 p.m. March 5, 2018, by in Uncategorized

Canvas: add new grade column

Of course, there are many ways to add new gradable items to your Canvas site. In this case, you’ll be adding a column where you can enter numeric grades for an IN-CLASS quiz or assignment (in other words, not an … Continue reading

Posted at 2:50 p.m. March 5, 2018, by in Uncategorized

Canvas: display students last name first in Grades

When we switch to the new Grades tool, this will be easier. For now, you have to change a setting in each of your Canvas courses. Choose Settings from the left-hand menu inside a course site Click the tab”Feature Settings” … Continue reading

Posted at 11:51 a.m. Feb. 16, 2018, by in Canvas
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