Webinars on Plagiarism and Creativity on 4/24 and 4/26

This week, Turnitin is hosting a week of plagiarism education and awareness events. You can find the full list of events here: Plagiarism Education Week. Two webinars that sound particularly interesting include: Responses to Plagiarism Wednesday, April 24 at 1pm Description from Turnitin.com: In this webcast, author Lynn Lampert will provide useful tools to combat […]

Introduction to Rubrics in Blackboard

Why Use Rubrics? Well-crafted rubrics can be a very helpful tool for grading your students’ work. Benefits of rubrics include: Time savings – Because feedback is standardized to specific criteria, you don’t need to generate original responses for each student’s work. Better projects and papers – If provided ahead of time, rubrics help students to […]

Spring 2013 Educational Technology Workshop Series

Please join the Instructional Design team on Tuesdays from 1-2pm for our hands-on workshop series. We designed this series to help faculty and staff leverage the tools available at La Salle University. If you find that these sessions aren’t at a convenient time for you, or if you’d like to explore a topic not included […]

“Magical” Guide to Citing Sources

If you find that your students are struggling to understand proper attribution, have them check out Kate Hart’s “Magical Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism.” The guide and related post provide concrete examples that demonstrate proper citation in action. Don’t be thrown off by its social media bent — the advice works well for all types of […]

7 Effective Practices for Online Educators

If you are currently teaching an online or hybrid class or if you want to transition your course online, consider these seven tips that can help increase learning effectiveness in the online environment. The following practices are just a few of many that can be found on the Sloan-C Effective Practices website.