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  • Ready for Fall 2014?

    The fall term will be here before you know it. Now might be a good time to start working in your Canvas course so that you’re ready for students. The tips below will help you get started. If Canvas is …

  • Using the Student View in Canvas

    Has a student ever told you they can’t find something in your online course? With the Student View tool in Canvas, you can easily see exactly what a student sees. This feature is helpful to make sure that course displays …

  • Doodling and Sharing

    Less paper. Better workflow. Going from ideas to a presentable product faster. It’s become an obsession. Why? At a higher level, it’s about turning over what you learn as fast as you can, so that others can benefit from it. …

  • Publishing Courses in Canvas

    One big difference between Canvas and Blackboard is that instructors must publish their Canvas courses before students will be able to access them. In Blackboard, courses would become automatically available at the start of the semester, but in Canvas it is up to individual …

  • Need a spell checker while working in Canvas?

    Browsers such as Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer have built-in spell checking capabilities. This is really handy if you’re adding content to the rich content editor in Canvas or composing messages in your browser. As you type, a red squiggly …

  • Building from Scratch in Canvas vs. Importing Content from Blackboard

    Are you unsure about how to move your course content from Blackboard into Canvas? In most cases, the instructional design team recommends that you start from scratch in Canvas, but since every course is different, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. …

  • Tips for Accessing Canvas From Internet Browsers

    If you have begun building course content in Canvas, you may have come across the following error message, which warns you that your browser “does not meet the minimum requirements for Canvas.” If you are accessing Canvas from a La Salle University …

  • Need to Share a GoToTraining Recording?

    Once you finish recording a session in GoToTraining, the recording turns into a file that ends up in your documents folder on your computer. In order for students to see the recording, you need to put the video in a …

  • Using GoToTraining to Provide Career Support to Alumni

    The Alumni Relations office runs an ongoing series of webinars conducted by La Salle alumni on career-related topics.  We previously used Wimba for webinars.  Our most recent webinar on June 3, Take Charge of Your Career,  was hosted by GoToTraining. …

  • White Board Social Welfare Policy Timeline Activity

    Editor’s Note: The following post is an assignment from the La Salle faculty training course Collaboration Online Plus. In this assignment, course participants are tasked with redesigning an face-to-face lesson for the online environment. Please show support to your fellow …

 
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