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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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Wilbert McKeachie is a past director of the Center for Research in Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan (the first Center for Teaching & Learning in the United States). He taught until the age of 84 and produced …

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For iPhone 7 or later users, these procedures cover how to set up your iPhone for the quickest and most efficient video recording possible, and then how to submit your video to a Canvas assignment via Canvas Studio.  What follows …

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Dr. Beth Roth, Provost and Vice President of Academics, delivered a message on the future of academics at USF to faculty, administrators and staff.  Recorded August 15, 2019 at the Turk Theater at USF.

Phone Conferencing for Adobe Connect Canvas Studio is the new name for Arc Video Academic Technology is looking forward to another year of working with you to achieve quality course development goals, digital literacy and fluency on your terms, successful …

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A quiz placed in a Canvas Studio can sustain student attention and engagement.  Here is a 13-minute clinic on the process of importing a YouTube Video and creating a quiz to be embedded on the video timeline and eventually installed …

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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 …

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These are general system requirements for students taking a course at USF, traditional, hybrid, or online.  A second page shows specific requirements for important applications.