Canvas Updates for October 18, 2014

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 on Saturday, October 18. Instructors can set their preferences to receive copies of […]

Attend Turnitin’s Virtual Conference on Student Success

Next week is Turnitin’s annual conference on student success. This conference is virtual, so you can attend their webinars from the comfort of your home or office. This year’s conference is focusing on student feedback. You can find the full list of sessions on their website. I’m planning to attend the sessions on Gamification (October […]

Advantages and Disadvantages of Online Testing

With Spring weather around the corner, students may protest showing up to class to take a quiz or a test when it is possible to deliver assessments online at the students’ convenience. But before giving into the impulse of online testing, consider the advantages and disadvantages. While very fitting for meeting some learning goals, assessing […]

A Snow Day Solution: Student-Led Learning

It’s hardly news to anyone in the Philadelphia area that it has been an especially snowy and icy winter. Even though we are now well into March, it is still possible that another snow day could be in our future. When class is suddenly canceled, it can be difficult to figure out how to compensate for the missed […]

Spring 2014 Educational Technology Workshops

Please feel free to join us for one, or all, of our sessions this Spring! If you can’t make it to a session, just get in touch with the ID Team to schedule a one-on-one session tailored to your individual needs. You are welcome to send any questions directly to Sherri Place. Getting Started with […]