Category: Alternative Teaching

The new Simple Steps page is designed to answer basic questions of a “how to” nature.  These are no-frills tutorials that show just one thing at a time.  So, if you want to upload a video to Canvas Studio, there’s …

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In a few simple steps, learn how to add a Microsoft Stream video to a Canvas Course Content page, which could also be an assignment, an announcement, or a quiz item.  The screencast runs one minute 23 seconds.

In a few simple steps, learn from this one minute video how to add a Canvas Studio video to course content, which could be a Canvas content page, assignment, discussion topic, announcement, or a quiz item.

In simple steps, this two minute 50 second video tutorial shows you how to upload a video to MS Stream, a service that is part of Office 365.  After viewing the video, you may wish to view the tutorial on …

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In a few simple steps, this video tutorial shows you how to upload a video to Canvas Studio.  The screencast runs two minutes 50 seconds.

Using waiting rooms, passwords, muting controls, and limiting screen sharing are steps users can take immediately as a protection against “zoombombing,” malicious posts and attacks that unwelcome hackers insert into active Zoom meetings.  That advice comes from Zoom CEO and …

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By Lirim Neziroski, Ph.D., MBA, Dean of Teaching and Learning Outcomes As USF continues with online instruction, you will likely need to create and administer an online exam.  This email describes a few options. Adopting an external online testing platform …

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Radiation Therapy Professor Leia Levy improvised a way to explain a detailed solution to a complicated math problem for her students.  Basically, she used an iPad as a document camera.  The following six minute video shows us what she did, …

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You can create new content in Canvas by creating a “page,” directly from a module.  The steps are shown in the screencast that follows. [frame width=”560px” height=”320px” allowfullscreen=”true” src=”″ frameborder=”0″][/iframe]

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It is important to realize that you and your students are in this together.  To be yourself and to engage your students in the spirit of service, integrity, respect and compassion– USF’s core values– is to take ownership and responsibility …

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