D2L: Group Dropboxes

D2L: Group Dropboxes

Did you know you can put students into Groups in D2L? More importantly, did you know that you can do more with D2L Groups than simply use it as a group roster? You can also use it to create a Group Dropbox! Using a Group Dropbox makes it easy on you. Only one member...

COLI Quick Tips is Back!

COLI Quick Tips is Back!

We have a brand new installment of COLI Quick Tips! For those not in the know, the COLI Quick Tips series are short videos that have topics ranging from using the SUM() function in Excel to getting notified when someone submits to a Google Form. In this newest...

D2L: Group Dropboxes

D2L: Dates

Did you know that you can prevent students from accessing certain course activities until a specified date? Or that you can prevent them from accessing material after a certain date? Or that you can very easily provide students with an easy-to-see due date on...

Upgraded IT Security for Canisius College

Upgraded IT Security for Canisius College

We now use the internet for a broad range of tasks and these often use, store, or otherwise include sensitive information. So we take steps to ensure that our accounts, information and web-based resources are secure against unauthorized incursion, identity theft, and...

Streamline Joining Zoom Meetings

Streamline Joining Zoom Meetings

Zoom is making it easier to join meetings! The Waiting Room screen will now be the same screen for both the Waiting Room and if you join the Zoom meeting before the host is available to join. Note that the affected screens are outlined in blue. With this process...

Changes in Qualtrics

Changes in Qualtrics

In Late January, Qualtrics is overhauling the Library toolset within our Core Survey toolset. This new look-and-feel promises easier organization that better serves survey projects, especially in collaboration. In preparation for this Qualtrics recommends users who...

D2L: Group Dropboxes

Changes in D2L

This Spring, you may notice some changes on your D2L Course Home screens. More changes are coming in Summer 2023. Beginning in July, D2L will no longer have the Tasks tool on the My Home or Course Home screens. Also, the Role Switch block on the Course Home screen...

Upcoming OFDC!

Upcoming OFDC!

The OFDC (Online Faculty Development Course) offered by COLI is for full-time and part-time faculty, whether new to D2L, or experienced with technology for teaching. This five-week mini-course prepares instructors to teach online and hybrid courses. The OFDC provides...

Zoom Recordings for Classes

Zoom Recordings for Classes

Have you used Zoom in the past to either record meetings with your classes or instructional videos for your course? You can now automatically send those class recordings to your Panopto account! Here is the quick rundown: Allow Panopto to import your Zoom recordings....

COLI Workshops

COLI Workshops

COLI has several upcoming workshops and Development Events! If you want to try something new or if you want a refresher on various D2L capabilities, these are the workshops for you: D2L Essentials: Learn the basics of D2L. In this workshop, we introduce you to D2L and...

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