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The following screencast walks you through the steps of posting an event to the calendar available in the MyUSF Portal.

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With Films on Demand, you can perform a video online in a manner similar to that of performing it in a Classroom.  Nearly a quarter million video segments are available covering all subjects.  The 3 minute demonstration depicts the use …

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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 …

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Students are occasionally required to submit a video to a Canvas assignment for grading.  The following screencast (two minutes 11 seconds) shows the steps to upload a video from a computer to a Canvas assignment using Canvas Studio, so that …

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Sue Ohrablo, Ed.D. provided a detailed and informative set of issues and strategies in her address, “How to teach and advise difficult and demanding students:  De-escalating interactions and resolving issues.  The video includes her PowerPoint slide deck and runs 1 …

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When you log in as a “registered user” to an Adobe Connect meeting that you are hosting, you may find a telephone icon instead of a microphone icon.  That signals that the meeting has been set up for audio conferencing …

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“Learning by Teaching” asks students to learn course content by designing lesson plans and by teaching the material to another (or hypothetical) student. Students can engage in “learning by teaching” by teaching course content to others in person, in small …

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Exams can be effective ways for measuring student learning.  Before implementing an exam, it would be useful to explore the range of question types and to align questions with unit-level and course-level student learning outcomes.  In this blog post, I …

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Exams can be a useful assessment methodology for measuring student learning.  In some courses, exams are the primary assessment method, and a student’s exam score can account for 80% or more of the course grade.  Because of the heavy weight …

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