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07/29/2020
Canvas Rubrics Make Grading Easier and More Effective
Rubrics make grading easier and more consistent. Canvas enables instructors to create clickable rubrics that also make grading in Canvas faster. This article will cover what rubrics are, why they matter, and provide resources for how-to create rubrics in Canvas.
05/28/2020
Which Video Conferencing Tool Should I Use?
Not sure which video conferencing or recording tool is best for your online class? Learn our recommendations for which tool to use in different online learning scenarios.
05/01/2020
Remote Delivery Teaching Resources: Summer 2020
You may already have a system in place or some things that worked well from Spring semester, but if you are looking for ways to streamline or enhance your course(s), E-Campus is here to help. E-Campus Remote Delivery resources are designed specifically for faculty preparing their traditionally on-campus, face-to-face courses for remote delivery.
05/01/2020
Five Tips for Remote Teaching
This article covers the 5 essential tips for ensuring continued learning and overall student success within your courses. These topics were selected based on our research into remote delivery best-practices, as well as our empirical E-Campus led research into end-of-term student evaluation feedback for our previously developed E-Campus online courses.
04/30/2020
Translating Face-to-face Activities to Online
If you haven't taught an online course before, it may seem like it’s impossible to move some of your class activities online. But there are a number of ways you can “translate” your face-to-face learning activities into a virtual environment using Canvas and the other tools available to you as a Miami instructor. This article explores lectures, learning activities, and assessments in the online classroom through specific examples that your colleagues have implemented in their Canvas course sites.
04/09/2020
Using Quizzes in Canvas
Regardless of what you call the assessment on your syllabus (check, quiz, survey, chapter exam, final exam, etc.), use “Quizzes” to create assessments with individual questions with points in Canvas.
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.
03/13/2020
Giving Quality Instructor Feedback in Canvas
Instructor presence, especially in the form of meaningful feedback on performance, is extremely important both to student satisfaction and achievement of learning outcomes. Luckily, Canvas has many built-in tools instructors may use to make feedback, and thus student success and satisfaction, better.
07/02/2019
What Changes Can Course Instructors Make to Their Courses?
Curious about what changes you can make to a course you teach, but did not create? We have the answers!