2024 Summer Online Faculty Development Course

2024 Summer Online Faculty Development Course

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...

Final Exams in D2L

Final Exams in D2L

Final exams are fast approaching! 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...

The Grading Conference

The Grading Conference

The 2024 Grading Conference is now open for registration! This online Conference is from June 13th to 15th, from 11:00AM to 6:00PM EST daily. The Grading Conference centers around alternative grading methods. From the information page: The Grading Conference is a...

Faculty Meetup, AI and Teaching

Faculty Meetup, AI and Teaching

Another AI and Teaching Faculty Meetup is coming up! The meetup is on Tuesday, April 23rd at 10:00AM in the Faculty Lounge. RSVP for it from the Faculty Development Opportunities page! While there, feel free to sign up for our other workshops too!

Panopto Desktop Application

Panopto Desktop Application

Panopto has another application for recording other than Capture. Panopto Recorder allows you to download an application and record video without needing to have an internet application. The controls and settings are also somewhat easier to grapple than Capture. Take...

Summer Courses Tips

Summer Courses Tips

If you are teaching a summer course this year, hear are a few things to check. Check that the Start Date Starts at the appropriate time All summer courses, regardless if they start in session one or session two, open up at the end of May First 6-week, 10-week, and...

The Grading Conference

Upcoming Workshops

COLI has upcoming workshops! The next workshop is Microsoft Excel: Intermediate. We also have a handful of workshops in starting in April: Online Teaching and Learning: Updates, April 19th Faculty Meetup: AI and Teaching, April 23rd D2L Essentials, April 29th ...and...

Panopto Desktop Application

Panopto at Canisius University

Panopto is an easy-to-use video hosting service that Canisius University has contracted with-- think of it as a Canisius-branded, private, YouTube. With Panopto integrated into our D2L instance, instructors can use it all without the need to leave D2L. With it's...

ScreenPal Phase Out

ScreenPal Phase Out

Due to cost and reliability concerns, the Center for Online Learning and Innovation is not renewing ScreenPal at the end of the 2023-2024 academic year. The last day faculty or staff can use Screenpal is May 14th, 2024. In the last decade ScreenPal, or previously...

Complete Cybersecurity Training

Complete Cybersecurity Training

Canisius University employees must complete a cybersecurity training each year. This is practically necessary for several reasons. There is a wide variety of motives - more than you can imagine - for cybercriminals to try to access the university's online spaces,...

The Center for Online Learning & Innovation
at Canisius University

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.