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  • 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 …

  • 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 …

 
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