La Salle Faculty Share Creative Approaches to Assessment

  I had the privilege of attending Wednesday’s Faculty Coffee Circle on creative ways to assess student learning, which was organized by Tara Carr-Lemke, Director of The Explorer Connection, and facilitated by LeeAnn Cardaciotto, Psychology Department. The attending faculty members discussed their successes with assignments that get students to keep up with course requirements, demonstrate higher level thinking, actively […]

Canvas Updates for the Start of the Spring Semester

The Canvas system releases updates about every three weeks. Whenever these updates include exciting new functionality for the La Salle University community or if these updates will significantly change your workflows, we will post about them on the 1900 blog. The following changes took effect between December 6, 2014 and January 5, 2015.   Opt into the updated Files […]

Designing Authentic Assessments (#NEELC14)

On November 6, the Instructional Design team attended the day-long Northeast E-Learning Consortium Conference at Villanova’s Conference Center. This year’s theme focused on student engagement. The sessions included strategies and ideas for engaging today’s diverse students across a variety of course formats (traditional face-to-face classes, synchronous online class meetings, asynchronous online experiences, teleconference classes, and even gamified learning experiences).  This is the fourth […]

A Helpful Template for Providing Supportive Feedback to Students (#NEELC14) 

On November 6, the Instructional Design team attended the day-long Northeast E-Learning Consortium Conference at Villanova’s Conference Center. This year’s theme focused on student engagement. The sessions included strategies and ideas for engaging today’s diverse students across a variety of course formats (traditional face-to-face classes, synchronous online class meetings, asynchronous online experiences, teleconference classes, and even […]

Canvas Course Tour with Jody Seutter

Jody Seutter teaches a traditional face-to-face course in the History department: Themes in American History. Yet, Jody also utilizes many different features and tools in Canvas to support his instruction. Jody very kindly agreed to meet with me to record a guided video tour of a few features of his course. In the video below, Jody shares […]