A New Site for All of La Salle’s Training Materials

Have you seen the new La Salle Training Hub that the Instructional Design Team built? It’s a really valuable supplement to the already-established Canvas Faculty Guide. You can find all types of instructional videos, tutorials, and information that will help make you a whiz at navigating La Salle’s tech tools (and more!). There are three main categories on the Hub: Office Productivity These tools can be valuable to a wide array of…

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Changes to Plagiarism Detection Tool

We’re excited to announce that La Salle has begun using VeriCite with Canvas to scan student submissions and check submitted work against online sources. This change will benefit instructors in multiple ways: The assignment creation process for VeriCite is incredibly simple – enable it with one click. VeriCite originality reports will be created almost immediately, as opposed to…

ID Team ready to kick off 2nd round of Teaching Online with La Salle

The Instructional Design team is excited to get started with their second cohort of Teaching Online with La Salle participants. The course is designed to acclimate instructors to the unique demands of an online learning environment. It covers areas such as designing an online course, developing content, using Canvas tools, and building an effective syllabus. Online teaching…

La Salle Educators Attend Summer Institute 2017

This week, over 100 La Salle educators came together for two days to learn, discuss, and continue improving classroom instruction for students. The 5th Annual Summer Institute included a diversity of topics and interactive workshops, where professors became the students and learned new tools and strategies for the classroom. The first day of the Institute primarily focused on…

Culturally Responsive Teaching

Culturally Responsive Teaching Knowledge And Practices Of Online Faculty, Keri L. Heitner, Center for Educational and Instructional Research School of Advanced Studies University of Phoenix “The findings support the need to provide adequate professional development and support for online faculty who teach diverse students. Faculty who teach online who understand and value culturally responsive pedagogy and have the knowledge and skills…