COLI Workshops

COLI Workshops

COLI offers workshops on a number of programs including D2L, Zoom, Google Drive, and more.  A new addition to these workshops also includes an overview of updates and/or new features coming to D2L. You can view a list of these updates by clicking on...

Summer 2021 Faculty Development Week

Summer 2021 Faculty Development Week

Save the date! August 16th-20th the Center for Online Learning and Innovation and the Office of Academic Affairs will be hosting the Summer 2021 Faculty Development Week on campus in Old Main!   Join your colleagues for faculty-led...

D2L: Activity Feed

D2L: Activity Feed

The Activity Feed is a new option that will be included with this month’s updates. It is a more interactive alternative to the News Feed that allows you to have comments on Messages. This can allow you to discuss the Message right on your Course Homepage. You can also...

Faculty Meetup

Faculty Meetup

Throughout the Summer, COLI is hosting a virtual meetup for faculty. These informal conversations are great for discussing teaching experiences, projects, resources, and other developments as we prepare for a full return to campus academics in Fall 2020. In the next...

Summer 2021 Faculty Development Week

Summer Faculty Development Week

The Academic Affairs office is hosting a Summer Faculty Development Week, on August 16th - 20th, 2021.  These are based on our previous, popular workshop weeks except this time - hooray! - the sessions will be on campus. We're lining up a fantastic series of sessions...

Better Multiple Choice Questions

Better Multiple Choice Questions

Even the humble multi-choice question can be a powerful - and cheat-resistant - assessment. While we may not use these questions as our sole means of assessing student learning, they are undeniably efficient, especially for busy faculty. Traditionally, we think of...

D2L: Activity Feed

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: Activity Feed

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...

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.