Category: Innovative Technologies

An exploratory site of technologies of which faculty may express interest.

A professor asked this interesting question:  Can a YouTube video be put into Canvas with students earning credit for watching it?  The answer is “Yes,” with a modest amount of set-up by the instructor.  The video needs to be added …

Can a Student Watch a (YouTube) Video in Canvas for Credit? YES! Read More »

The ability to publish directly to Stream from PowerPoint is available now for 2019-2020 academic year. It has been a long time in coming.  It requires some setup that Tech Support can implement, but it’s doable.  Here are the one-time …

PowerPoint Now Publishes to Stream after One-time Setup Read More »

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TechSmith Relay is a solution for capturing lectures on video using a simple one-button procedure to initiate recording.  In theory, all an instructor has to do is enter the classroom environment which is set up for recording with TechSmith technology, …

Innovation for Lecture Capture: TechSmith Relay Read More »

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This Infographic-21-Reasons-Video-Increase-Engagement is supported pretty well with links to research at the bottom of the infographic.

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The newly introduced Canvas App for Teachers enables instructors to quickly review discussions, assignments and other features, and should get better over time. See the one minute video intro:

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Canvas Studio (previously “Arc Video”)  is a service that combines media and conversation in a way that builds social engagement with video in Canvas. For faculty, Arc fits well with assignments in creating the ability to assess student videos, creating …

Canvas Studio (Arc Video) Overview Read More »

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A combination of technical proficiency and pedagogy will result in a discussion topic in Canvas that will foster the growth of a learning community. Here is a 4 minute screencast that shows the techniques and conceptual development of a discussion …

How to Create a Discussion in Canvas that Will Build a Learning Community Read More »

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