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  • La Salle Faculty Share Creative Approaches to Assessment

      I had the privilege of attending Wednesday’s Faculty Coffee Circle on creative ways to assess student learning, which was organized by Tara Carr-Lemke, Director of The Explorer Connection, and facilitated by LeeAnn Cardaciotto, Psychology Department. The attending faculty members discussed their successes …

  • Snow in the Forecast? Canvas can help keep things going!

    You can use Canvas as a way to keep students engaged in your course, even if you can’t meet face-to-face. Come to one of our Snow Days Solutions workshops to pick up some tips and techniques for keeping your course on …

  • Canvas Updates for the Start of the Spring Semester

    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 …

  • Designing Authentic Assessments (#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 …

  • Creating Engagement in Synchronous Sessions (#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 …

  • 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 …

  • A Helpful Template for Providing Supportive Feedback to Students (#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 …

  • Canvas Course Tour with Jody Seutter

    Jody Seutter teaches a traditional face-to-face course in the History department: Themes in American History. Yet, Jody also utilizes many different features and tools in Canvas to support his instruction. Jody very kindly agreed to meet with me to record …

  • GoToTraining/Meeting Changes

    Recently, we’ve noticed a few changes to the GoToTraining and GoToMeeting after Citrix upgraded their software. If you or your students currently use either of these tools, please take note that you may experience difficulties hosting sessions from a Mac, …

  • Canvas Updates for October 18, 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 …

 
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