Category: Faculty

Place Microsoft Stream content in Canvas

Microsoft Stream

There are at least two ways to place Microsoft Stream content into Canvas– by way of a link; or an embed code. Another way is to download the video and upload it into Arc Video to include a conversation about

Idea Generator for a Teaching Innovation

We believe that teaching innovations happen best when you, the instructor, generate ideas of what you believe will best fit your pedagogical goals. But where do those ideas come from? We hope the interactive graphic shown is helpful in possible

Academic Technology Newsletter, September, 2017

The video newsletter shown below, reports on new features in Canvas, the formation of a new faculty advisory group on technology, Portfolium, and upcoming professional development opportunities. 

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SpeedGrader Gets a Makeover

Canvas has rearranged the student navigation buttons to make certain functions more closely associated with the most frequently used features in Speedgrader. The less frequently used navigation buttons have been shifted to the left side of the menubar:  gradebook, mute the

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Cognitive Psychology Applied to Visual Content (e.g. Powerpoints)

Designing visual content to accompany verbal presentations and written text. In his guest lecture at Harvard University (July 8, 2014), Psychology Professor Richard E. Mayer (UC, Santa Barbara), gave a talk on research-based “Principles for Multimedia Learning“. Mayer’s work focuses

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Holding Effective Classroom Discussions, a Classroom Conversion Presentation

Dr. Shannon Brown, Assistant Professor in the College of Business and Health Administration, provides an in-depth and pedagogically detailed overview of how she holds classroom discussions that spur critical thinking among her students. Recorded April 1, 2016.  

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