COLI’s End of Semester Checklist for Instructors

COLI’s End of Semester Checklist for Instructors

It's coming up to the end of the semester again. Here are some actions you should take by the week after grades are due: Enter your Final Grades through MyCanisius. Click here for a brief video tutorial.If you want students to see their Final Calculated Grade, click...

D2L Dropbox Troubleshooting For Students

D2L Dropbox Troubleshooting For Students

The D2L Dropbox is a great way to allow students to submit work at any time of day and allow you, the instructor, to have an easy-to-access repository of their work that you can view, grade, and give feedback on. However, sometimes students have a difficult time...

Regular and Substantive Interaction Online

Regular and Substantive Interaction Online

In a recent revision to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the U.S. Department of Education has elaborated a requirement for instructed online courses offered by colleges and universities participating in Title IV funding. This includes regular and substantive...

Join Your Asynchronous Discussions

Join Your Asynchronous Discussions

Many faculty use asynchronous or message-board discussions in their courses. These are usually in the D2L discussions space and toolset, but Hypothes.is discussions may qualify as asynchronous discussions, too. Either way, you can achieve a much greater presence and...

Better Feedback on Student Work

Better Feedback on Student Work

A chronic complaint among college faculty is that students do not read or act upon the feedback professors provide on student work. But properly conceived feedback to individual students can be as much or more important than anything you present in lecture or have...

Regular and Substantive Interaction Online

Teaching Online: Updates Workshop

You may teach online courses but completed online teaching training years ago. It can be challenging to keep up with developments in online teaching. COLI offers a workshop, Online Teaching and Learning: Updates, where we cover new methods, tools, and other concerns...

Qualtrics: New Results/Reports Screen Coming

Qualtrics: New Results/Reports Screen Coming

In December, survey and data-gathering tool Qualtrics will receive a new, improved screen for generating results visualizations and reports. For a few months, users will be able to choose the old Reports dashboard. or a new Results dashboard and toolset, before the...

D2L Fall/Winter Updates

D2L Fall/Winter Updates

Discussions: Simplified Accessibility & Visibility Management When: December Some of the options in D2L Discussion's Restriction Tab will have updated language and options moved to make it easier to manage restriction, visibility, and access to Discussion boards:...

Diversity in the Library Collection

Diversity in the Library Collection

The Library is undertaking a project to bring more diversity to our collection and we need your help. We welcome suggestions of items for purchase that will help us develop our collection to be more inclusive of any marginalized community, whether they be associated...

Online Teaching and Learning Faculty Lunch

Online Teaching and Learning Faculty Lunch

The Center for Online Learning & Innovation is hosting an Online Teaching and Learning Faculty Lunch. Faculty who teach online courses, and faculty who are preparing for or even just considering teaching an online course are invited! Together we'll discuss methods...

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.