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08/02/2021
How-To: Set Up Online Office Hours
Whether you are teaching synchronously or asynchronously, scheduling online office hours is just one way of ensuring you are visible and available to students throughout the semester. Learn more about using virtual conferencing tools to create opportunities for consistent and meaningful connection.
07/23/2021
Improve Your Video Quality to Increase Student Engagement
increase student engagement in your online courses by producing high-quality video content. This article provides quick, easy, and free tips for improving the look and sound of both your live-virtual lectures and recorded lecture video.
07/14/2021
6 Strategies to Engage Students During Online Lectures
How do we translate all of that presence and connected communication to virtual lectures? Luckily, there are a few strategies we can employ to bring that same interactive, communicative feeling to the online classroom.
01/20/2021
How-To: Show or Hide Courses in Canvas
Reduce visual clutter and clean up your Canvas Dashboard by selecting which courses to show or hide on the Courses Global Navigation menu.
12/23/2020
How-To: Enable Course Navigation Items in Canvas
As an instructor, you may spend hours preparing your Canvas course(s) each semester. itÂ’s important your students are able to easily access and navigate your material. Learn how to adjust the links that appear in the left-hand navigation menu within your Canvas courses.
12/02/2020
How-To: Extend Canvas Course Access for Fall 2020
This article explores the step-by-step instructions for extending Canvas Course Access.
10/14/2020
Student How-To Guides: Participate in Zoom Breakout Rooms
Your instructor may utilize Zoom Breakout Rooms during your virtual lectures. This guide walks through what that experience is like for students, as well as the options available to you during your breakout session.
09/28/2020
Etiquette in the Virtual Classroom
With the necessary changes brought about by teaching during a pandemic, and the sudden shift to virtual lectures, students and faculty are trying to navigate unfamiliar terrain when it comes to the etiquette of our virtual spaces, especially if video is involved. This article will break down the common rules that create virtual classrooms with inclusive and respectful environments that are conducive to teaching and learning.
09/24/2020
Instructor Presence Series Part 1: More Than Just an Email Address
Implementing instructor presence can be a challenging aspect of teaching in the online environment. However, understanding the different dimensions of teaching online will help you design and/or facilitate a course in which students identify you as their instructor, a human being, as more than just a name attached to an email address.