D2L 2015 Courses Will Be Removed in July

D2L 2015 Courses Will Be Removed in July

Canisius College maintains five years of course content in D2L. On July 22, 2021, ITS will perform a routine purge of course content from spring, summer and fall 2015 courses. This will delete all content uploaded or created by professors and students in 2015 courses...

D2L 2015 Courses Will Be Removed in July

Upcoming D2L Changes

There are a few changes coming to D2L. More tutorials will be available as we get closer to July/August. All tutorials will be on the D2L Self-Paced Tutorials for Faculty and Staff Wiki Page.D2L Accommodations ToolThe Accommodation Tool is similar to giving a student...

D2L’s Progress Tool

D2L’s Progress Tool

D2L’s Progress tool can offer you, and even your students, some simple reporting on how frequently they are engaged in your course.  This can help you determine if students are drifting away from your course so you can take some...

Better PowerPoint Slides with Simple Animation

Better PowerPoint Slides with Simple Animation

https://youtu.be/FrsjD_uDxk8 Occasionally, you see PowerPoint presentations using animations. These are sometimes overused or distracting. But you can easily install basic animations that support, rather than compete with you while you lecture. With text appearance...

End-of-Semester Checklist

End-of-Semester Checklist

Do you want students to see their calculated overall or average grade within D2L's grades area? See our Tutorial!Do you have students who need access to course content, after the end of the semester, in order to complete an incomplete? Here's how you can make that...

Summer Faculty Development Week 2021

Summer Faculty Development Week 2021

The Academic Affairs office is organizing Summer Faculty Development Week, for August 16th - 19th.  These are based on our previous, popular workshop weeks except this time we're hoping - hooray! - to have them on campus.  Accordingly:  Save...

How To Create a Microsoft Sway

How To Create a Microsoft Sway

Microsoft Sway (MS Sway) is a powerful, web-based presentation program available to all Faculty, Staff, and Students through Microsoft 365 (MS365). It can be a quick and easy way to make a useable website without all the hardships and complexities that normally come...

Third-Party Integrations in D2L

Third-Party Integrations in D2L

This summer, as you prepare your courses for the Fall 2021 semester, you may consider having third-party integrations for textbooks, online activities, or exam tools added to your D2L Course Spaces. Before you request this, carefully read COLI's policy on these...

Changes in Qualtrics

Changes in Qualtrics

Qualtrics has reorganized it’s Survey Editor feature, as well as some other screens. The new New Survey Builder is organized differently, although it has all the features of the old Survey Editor. Qualtrics believes these changes "make the survey building...

Better PowerPoint Slides with Simple Animation

More Efficient in PowerPoint

A lot of PowerPoint users wish to use formatting features to make their slides more instructive or at least visually interesting, but balk at the time it takes to do that work on each slide. Understanding two basic formatting toolsets in PowerPoint, the Slide Master...

The Center for Online Learning & Innovation
at Canisius College

Technology in Teaching & Learning

Providing outstanding faculty development experiences for technology use in teaching.

Online Learning

Serving as a central point of contact for distance learning needs, coordinated departmental efforts for online learning, quality assurance and consistency in online courses, and online innovation endeavors.

Innovation

Encouraging innovation across campus through technology and new processes, including in teaching and learning and everyday work.