Monthly Archives: July 2015

Canvas Tip of the Week: Peer Reviews

Building Engagement Through Peer Reviews Consider building student engagement in your courses by using peer reviews.  You can make it so that your assignments automatically assign peer reviews once the students have submitted their assignment—whether it’s a draft or a final product.  Only you

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Canvas Tip of the Week – Recent Updates to Canvas

Canvas makes updates and enhancements every three weeks.  The most recent update includes some very useful features that have been requested by the Canvas User Community. Take a look at what is new: Video Overview: https://community.canvaslms.com/videos/1609 Full Overview: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-4224  

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Atomic Learning: Ten Ways Faculty Can Use These Videos

E-Town has a campus-wide subscription to Atomic Learning training videos.  This service provides over 10,000 videos on common technology and teaching topics and now also includes web-based assessments for many of the video series.  Are you wondering how other faculty

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Canvas Tip of the Week: Notifications and the User Profile

Setting Up Your Notifications and User Profile We recommend that you and your students set up your user profile and identify how and when you would like to receive notifications from your courses. Adding a picture to your profile will

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Canvas Tip of the Week: Discussion Board Responses

Eliminating Discussion Board Responses That Use Others’ Responses Sometimes, students want to view others’ responses before they provide their own in a discussion board. While you may sometimes want to give your students this option, there may be other times

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Canvas Updates – July 2015

You have probably noticed that the college website has a Canvas button now so that you can easily log into Canvas.  But if you ever just want the direct web address, it is http://etown.instructure.com. Now that we have fully transitioned

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