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03/27/2020
Record Lectures that Make an Impact with Chunking
Chunking is essentially the breaking down and selective grouping of the content you want your students to learn. Studies show that when learning new information, chunking can ease our cognitive load, allowing students to better process information, and can be applied to all types of content in your classroom.
03/25/2020
How-to: Share Content and Annotate in Webex
When holding a video conference using Webex, you can also share content with the other participants in your conference. This means you can show them something on your computer screen, show them a file on your computer, or show them a whiteboard screen on which you can collaboratively draw and annotate digitally.
03/23/2020
How-To: Document Attendance During Remote Delivery
Student attendance is a critical data point, especially as related to data reporting and the use of federal aid funds. For these reasons, “taking attendance” is a routine practice at Miami University Regionals. Attendance during ‘remote delivery of instruction’ becomes less clear and requires the employment of different strategies for monitoring and encouraging attendance.
03/20/2020
How-to: Setting Up Your Canvas Course Home Page
Your Canvas course will open up to its Home Page by default whenever you or your students log into the course. This page can be customized with text, media, and links, making it a great opportunity for you to place important information right in front of your students when they log in!
03/18/2020
How-to: Set-Up and Use Canvas Gradebook
Canvas Gradebook is a powerful tool that helps instructors easily view and enter grades for students.
03/17/2020
How-to: Create Graded Assessments in Canvas
Canvas offers a variety of methods for creating graded course activities. Assignments, Quizzes, and Discussion Boards each offer unique, and pedagogically different, opportunities for engaging students with your course content. This guide will explain each type of Canvas graded course activity further, as well as provide the step-by-step instructions for creating them within your Canvas course site.
03/17/2020
How-to: Record and Share Videos using Screencast-o-matic
Screencast-o-matic is an intuitive, easy-to-use video recording tool helping faculty connect and engage students in meaningful ways across the globe. With Screencast-o-matic, you can deliver lectures, create tutorials, record your screen (screencasting), and provide personalized small group or 1:1 instruction and feedback.
03/17/2020
How-To: Share Files in Canvas from YouTube, Kaltura, and Google Drive
You can easily share files from external cloud storage platforms like YouTube, Kaltura or Google Drive by linking or embedding files in the Rich Text Editor in Canvas.
03/16/2020
How-To: Use Google Meet for Video Conferencing with Students
Google Meet is an online meeting tool for video conferences that uses the camera and microphone on your computer or mobile device to connect you to a virtual conversation.