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Sustaining Students’ Attention Spans

Students’ attention spans wax and wane, generally believed to drop off after 10-15 minutes, but existing multimedia technologies at USF can help refresh and engage students

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Sustaining Students’ Attention Spans

Students’ attention spans wax and wane, generally believed to drop off after 10-15 minutes, but existing multimedia technologies at USF can help refresh and engage students

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Canvas Studio for Engaging Students

To sustain or refresh student’s attention spans, Canvas Studio provides for in-video quiz questions that can be linked to the Canvas Gradebook, or provided as self-assessments for students. 

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Canvas Studio for Engaging Students

To sustain or refresh student’s attention spans, Canvas Studio provides for in-video quiz questions that can be linked to the Canvas Gradebook, or provided as self-assessments for students. 

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Canvas Studio for Engaging Students

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Canvas Studio for Engaging Students

To sustain or refresh student’s attention spans, Canvas Studio provides for in-video quiz questions that can be linked to the Canvas Gradebook, or provided as self-assessments for students.

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An in-video Canvas Quiz created by Stacy Dewald

Innovator digital badge

Criminal Justice Professor Stacy Dewald demonstrates how she created an in-video quiz using Canvas Studio (Arc Video) that can be entered into the Canvas gradebook.  Dewald earned a digital “Innovation” badge for her accomplishments.

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Embedding an internet graphic into the Canvas Content Editor

There is a way to place an internet graphic (or video) in a Canvas page that makes it easier to view for students and instructors.  Using the “embed” command accomplishes this, as shown in the screencast that follows.  The screencast

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

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

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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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