News

  • Blackboard Closure Timeline

    Members of the Faculty, I appreciate all of your efforts rebuilding or transferring your Blackboard courses into Canvas for the Fall 2014 term. Now that we’re at mid-semester, I’d like to remind you that our access to Blackboard will be …

  • Thinking about incorporating videos in your courses?

    Consider writing a script before you start recording. Taking a bit of time to plan out what you’ll say helps you create better videos and, believe it or not, will save you time. Really! How does scripting help you create …

  • 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 …

  • Canvas Updates for September 27, 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 …

  • Canvas around Campus

    by Sherri Place & Jessica Morris The Instructional Design team knows that La Salle faculty have been very busy this fall! We’ve had the privilege of partnering with many faculty as they’ve built their courses, and have had the good fortune …

  • 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 …

  • Canvas Makes It Easy to Manage Meetings with Students!

    The Instructional Design team recently received the following message from faculty member Jacqueline Pastis in the Religion department. Jacqueline was one of the first faculty members that we have heard from that is using Canvas’s Scheduler tool to set up and manage …

  • 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 …

  • Creating a Treasure Map for our Explorers using CANVAS Modules

      Thirty years ago, my freshman Calculus professor let our class in on the closely-held secret to writing a new Calculus text and I would like to share it with you here. Secure a very lucrative advance from a publisher …

  • Communicating with Students in Canvas

    Want to send a message to students in your class in Canvas? You have two options, and they’re both easy to do. 1. First, you could post an announcement in your course. Just go to the Announcements section, and click …

 
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