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  • Free Online MOOC in Designing Accessible Courses

    Are you interested in learning more about how to design courses that are accessible to students with physical and learning disabilities? Would you like to learn how to apply the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to benefit all learners? Or …

  • Important Changes Coming to Turnitin for Spring 2016

    Are you a Turnitin user? Turnitin has changed the way that it integrates with Canvas, which means two important things: Instructors have to use a new process for setting up Turnitin-enabled assignments in Canvas for the Spring 2016 semester. If …

  • Coming Spring 2016: A New Look for Canvas

    When you log into Canvas on January 4, 2016, it will look a little different than what you are used to. Canvas will be updating its user interface so that it is a good experience no matter what device or screen size you …

  • Canvas is Getting a New Interface and We Need Your Feedback!

      Do you want to help improve Canvas here at La Salle? Canvas has developed a new look and feel for its system, but it is leaving it up to individual institutions to decide when they should make the switch. La …

  • Make Canvas Work for You: Sign Up for the Fall Instructional Design Workshops!

    Are you looking to speed up your grading process? Would you like to capture students’ interest in your course with a custom homepage? If you answered yes to these questions, then we have a workshop for you! There are still spaces …

  • Do You Really Understand What a Bond Is?: An Activity for Starting the Semester

    The following blog post is written by Joshua Buch, Professor of Finance. We would love to hear from more faculty and instructors on the Educational Technology blog! Email the Instructional Design team if you would like to share new or effective things …

  • Hot Topics in EdTech at La Salle: August 2015

    It is not without a measure of sadness that we say goodbye to the warm summer days of 2015 and turn hopeful eyes to the return of autumn, new students, and a full schedule of academic work. As an instructional …

  • Canvas Updates: What’s New for Fall 2015

    It has been a busy summer for Canvas! They have been releasing useful new functionality for managing assignments, grades, and the needs of individual students. Below are some of our favorite new features. Would you like to learn more about what’s …

  • Hot Topics in EdTech at La Salle: July 2015

    Now that summer is in full swing and we’ve had a chance to take a breath from the last academic year, our thoughts turn to ways that we can improve teaching and learning through technology for the upcoming semesters. As …

  • Reflections from the 2015 Summer Technology Institute

    Did you miss the 2015 Summer Technology Institute last week? Don’t worry it is not too late to find out what learning took place! We asked participants to write down some of their takeaways at different points throughout the day. …

 
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