Hot Topics in EdTech at La Salle: August 2015

It is not without a measure of sadness that we say goodbye to the warm summer days of 2015 and turn hopeful eyes to the return of autumn, new students, and a full schedule of academic work. As an instructional designer here at La Salle, many people from across the university have been contacting me […]

Join the Online Faculty Guide to Keep Canvas Resources at Your Fingertips

Have you recently checked out our Faculty Guide to Canvas (https://lasalle.instructure.com/courses/112)? We regularly add new information and tutorials to this online resource to address common Canvas questions. In addition to covering the basics of communicating with your students through Canvas and building course content, we have also added information on using Turnitin and taking attendance with the Roll Call tool. […]

Fall Workshops to Expand Your Canvas Courses

This fall the buzz around campus has been our new learning management system, Canvas. If you are still shaking off the sand from this summer’s beach vacation and haven’t explored Canvas yet, don’t worry! The Instructional Design team has a diverse line-up of fall workshops planned to help faculty and staff take advantage of the […]

How to Convert and Download your Blackboard Collaborate Recordings

As recently announced in this venerable publication and elsewhere, La Salle will be replacing Blackboard Collaborate with a new synchronous conferencing tool called GoToTraining for the start of Summer 2014 courses. If you have recorded any of your course meetings in Blackboard Collaborate, now is the time to convert those recordings into video files and […]