Scanning PDF’s using Smart Devices

Scanning PDF’s using Smart Devices

Often times you may need students to scan handwritten documents so they can be turned in. Many students do not have document scanners and often times the pictures that they take with their phones are very large in terms of files. The Microsoft Lens App is a powerful...

Using the Zoom Registration Feature, Part 2

Using the Zoom Registration Feature, Part 2

This is the second and final part of using the Registration Feature in Zoom. If you have not yet watched part 1, you can do that by clicking on this link. In this part, we cover more options of the Registration feature. Some examples of these options include changing...

COLI Resources for Faculty

COLI Resources for Faculty

Here's some links to core resources helpful for faculty teaching in the 2021 Spring Semester. Canisius Faculty Preparedness Guide – Our guide for rapidly transitioning courses to online format, in response to COVID 19 Social Distancing. This includes tutorials,...

Faculty Meetups Each Thursday

Faculty Meetups Each Thursday

A reminder that there are a faculty meetups every week on Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. Meet fellow faculty and academic staff in an informal atmosphere, where we discuss pedagogy and ways to make our teaching more effective and courses more manageable. Bring your questions...

Hypothes.is and Perusall – in D2L!

Hypothes.is and Perusall – in D2L!

Social annotation apps like Hypothes.is and Perusall allow students to discuss PDF texts, websites, and even video asynchronously, by commenting on passages or points on a playtrack, and replying to each others’ comments. Unlike asynchronous discussions (using D2L's...

Upcoming OFDC, February 22nd

Upcoming OFDC, February 22nd

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...

Using the Zoom Registration Feature, Part 2

Using the Zoom Registration Feature

The Zoom Registration feature, a relatively simple feature to activate in a Zoom meeting, may be useful for instructors that are hosting meet-and-greets or similar events. Zoom will automatically create a webpage where interested participants can register and answer...

Using the Zoom Registration Feature, Part 2

Using Zoom? Plan Ahead

Zoom is a tremendous resource for teaching and learning, offering remote – social distanced – real-time conversation with a bunch of other features. It seems easy to use, when everything works correctly. But this is real-time technology that relies on hardware...

COLI Resources for Faculty

Resources For the New Semester

Here's some links to core COLI resources helpful for faculty preparing for the January Term and Spring Semester, 2021: Winter Faculty Development Week - A week of fantastic webinars dedicated to helping faculty succeed in 2021. Canisius Faculty Preparedness Guide –...

Winter Faculty Development Week

Winter Faculty Development Week

In the week of January 11th - 15th, the Academic Affairs Office and the Center for Online Learning & Innovation are hosting the Winter Faculty Development Week. This series of virtual sessions will focus on resources and methods for teaching during and beyond the...

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.