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05/13/2020
How-To: Extend Canvas Course Access For Students Who Are Working To Resolve An "Incomplete" Grade
When assigning an Incomplete, the instructor should explicitly communicate what the student will need to do in order to have their IU grade removed and changed to a passing grade by defining the course completion requirements and expectations (preferably in writing with acknowledgment by the student). This article explores the step-by-step instructions for extending Canvas Course Access for students.
05/07/2020
Miami University's 2020 Virtual Commencement: An online, one-of-a-kind celebration
Graduates can join other graduates and faculty and staff in one-to-one interactions within their virtual world, while family and friends can view the festivities via video livestream— from wherever they are across the world.Miami University will celebrate its 2020 graduating class the weekend of May 16 and 17 with a multi-platform, virtual commencement experience. Ohio Governor and Alumnus Mike DeWine will be a featured speaker, just as he was scheduled for the postponed in-person May ceremony.
05/05/2020
Miami Regionals students providing 'rocking' assistance to first-year class
When Miami University Regionals junior Nick Jung founded ROC&ROL, he didn’t envision writing letters during a pandemic. But it turned out to be the perfect project for him and its members, comprised of Regional Orientation Coordinators and Leaders.
05/01/2020
How-To: Organize Canvas with Modules
“Modules” is the Canvas tool that enables you to organize and control the flow of your course material. Canvas modules offer a way to organize your course content in an intuitive way. Lecture materials, learning activities, and assessments like Quizzes, Assignments, and Discussions, can all be sorted into what Canvas refers to as "Modules."
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.
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.
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.
04/06/2020
How-To: Set Up Weighted Grades in Canvas Gradebook
To set up weighted grades in Canvas, you'll need to create what are called “Assignment Groups.” This guide will walk you through that process step by step.