More Efficient in PowerPoint

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...

Using an Authenticator App at Canisius

Using an Authenticator App at Canisius

With the ITS department’s latest update to how we log in to My Canisius, we now have access to Multi-factor Authentication, also known as MFA. What this does is puts an extra layer of security on your account in the form of answering personal questions or getting...

Introduction to Microsoft365 and OneDrive

Introduction to Microsoft365 and OneDrive

If you primarily used Google Drive to create and share documents and files in the past, you should be right at home using Microsoft365 to do much the same. Microsoft365 (MS365) is a powerful service offered by Microsoft that Canisius College faculty, staff, and...

Changes Coming to Qualtrics

Changes Coming to Qualtrics

Beginning on March 31st, Qualtrics is reorganizing it's Survey Editor feature, as well as some other screens. The new New Survey Builder will be organized differently, although it will have all the features of the old Survey Editor. Qualtrics believes these changes...

Changes Coming to Qualtrics

Surveys, Online Forms, and Data Gathering

Online tools such as Qualtrics, REDCap, Microsoft Forms, or Google Forms allow us to efficiently collect data from respondents, as part of a survey or as an application or sign-up sheet. We can avoid all the complications and cost associated with paper forms. However,...

Pedagogy Primer Podcast: Dr. Malini Suchak

Pedagogy Primer Podcast: Dr. Malini Suchak

The latest Pedagogy Primer Podcast Episode features an interview with Dr. Malini Suchak, Associate Professor in the Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation, and Anthrozoology Programs at Canisius College.   Professor Suchak is a long-time advisor to...

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...

D2L Tools for Mid-Term Exams

D2L Tools for Mid-Term Exams

Mid-terms are right around the corner. There are many tools and features in D2L you can use for your midterms. D2L Quizzes provide a robust quizzing tool that you can use to grade easier and more quickly. Some features can also be used to help prevent cheating to a...

Spring Events via Zoom?  Plan ahead!

Spring Events via Zoom? Plan ahead!

Each Spring a lot of departments, programs and offices hold events on campus where we celebrate student success, recognize the outstanding efforts and achievements of faculty and staff, and in general, sustain our campus community. As it has so much in the past year,...

Pedagogy Primer Podcast: Dr. Malini Suchak

Pedagogy Primer Podcast: Dr. Richard Reitsma

Episode 7 of the Pedagogy Primer Podcast is available now! In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Richard Reitsma, Director and Founder of the Borders and Migration Initiative and Chair of Modern Languages, Literature, and Culture. Dr. Reitsma talks about how borders,...

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.