Free Online MOOC in Designing Accessible Courses

Are you interested in learning more about how to design courses that are accessible to students with physical and learning disabilities? Would you like to learn how to apply the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to benefit all learners? Or maybe you’d just like to try taking a MOOC or experiencing an online course in […]

Reflections from the 2015 Summer Technology Institute

Did you miss the 2015 Summer Technology Institute last week? Don’t worry it is not too late to find out what learning took place! We asked participants to write down some of their takeaways at different points throughout the day. Read on to see what common themes emerged for the attendees and check out the […]

Summer Technology Institute 2015 Recap

Thanks to everyone who attended the Summer Technology Institute on May 20, 2015! It was a great day for faculty and staff to collaborate on ways to improve teaching and learning through technology here at La Salle. In the Creating a Structure to Engage Students and Improve Learning session, Preston Feden (Education) discussed the concept […]

Incorporating Checkpoints to Increase Engagement (#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 second post in […]

Publishing Courses in Canvas

One big difference between Canvas and Blackboard is that instructors must publish their Canvas courses before students will be able to access them. In Blackboard, courses would become automatically available at the start of the semester, but in Canvas it is up to individual instructors to determine when their courses are ready for students to review the content. Don’t […]