Midterms in D2L

Midterms in D2L

With midterms coming up, it may be useful to review these features of D2L Quizzes and Dropboxes.  D2L Quizzes provides a robust tool to grade quizzes easier and quicker. Some features can help prevent cheating to a degree, like basic question...

Panopto Easier to Access

Panopto Easier to Access

Panopto will soon be easier to access! A new tab for Panopto will be located on your D2L course navbar between the Classlist and My Tools tab. This will make it easier to access all of your videos for that course. The Panopto dashboard link will be located between the...

Upcoming Online Faculty Development Course

Upcoming Online Faculty Development Course

The Center for Online Learning & Innovation offers a five-week mini-course for Canisius College faculty, that prepares professors to teach online and hybrid courses.  This course provides many practical tips for teaching online, but more...

NEW! Faculty Interest Group Meetups

NEW! Faculty Interest Group Meetups

Join your colleagues for several interest group meetups in the Old Main Faculty Lounge! Signup for these meetups (and COLI workshops) from this link here. There are currently two meetups: Student Support & Engagement Meetups will be headed up by Dr. Daniel...

Midterms in D2L

New D2L Quiz Tutorials

COLI has created several new text-based tutorials for D2L quizzes. First, we have a quick tutorial on making some quiz questions into bonus questions. A relatively straightforward process, but not immediately apparent and therefore can be tricky to find. View the...

Student Tutorials in Gmail

Student Tutorials in Gmail

COLI has produced several video tutorials for students on using Gmail. The first tutorial is showing students how to create a signature in Gmail, which can be viewed by clicking on this link. Faculty and staff know the importance of an email signature, but sometimes...

Update Zoom!

Update Zoom!

It's always a good idea to perform software updates on any of your productivity applications installed on your laptop (or desktop) PC. With Zoom, you need to update your desktop app, and we find Zoom must be kept fairly close to the latest version to work properly. In...

Lightboard Studio: Join the Pilot!

Lightboard Studio: Join the Pilot!

We now have a lightboard studio on campus, and are tooling it up for general use. This allows for efficient lecture recording for faculty who teach primarily using a chalkboard or whiteboard. Here is a quick demonstration of how you can teach in recordings using the...

COLI Faculty Development Opportunities

COLI Faculty Development Opportunities

Periodically, COLI staff members will be offering workshops on Canisius College technology resources.  These workshops include D2L Essentials. This quick primer on D2L can be useful if you are brand new or just want a refresher before the semester starts in...

Pedagogy Primer Podcast: Jennifer Patrick

Pedagogy Primer Podcast: Jennifer Patrick

In this episode of COLI's podcast, Jennifer Patrick, Director of Executive Education and Leadership in the Richard J. Wehle School of Business at Canisius College, discusses the Leadership and Professional Development Certificate.  A foundational feature of a Wehle...

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