Actionable Feedback

Actionable Feedback

When composing feedback on student work, consider how you make it actionable or executable.   Often, when we provide feedback on a scientific report, position paper, or business plan, we go into what Barbara Walvoord and Virginia Johnson Anderson call...

Pedagogy Primer Podcast: Dr. Graham Stowe

Pedagogy Primer Podcast: Dr. Graham Stowe

Pedagogy Primer Podcast is back! In Episode 6 we are joined by Dr. Graham Stowe, Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Canisius College Writing Center. Dr. Stowe brings excellent insights on how and why we assign writing in courses across many...

Digitally Sign PDFs in Adobe Acrobat

Digitally Sign PDFs in Adobe Acrobat

In the COVID-19 crisis, even the process of writing letters of recommendation changes. Since it isn't going by paper, you need to sign letters digitally. The most efficient way to do that is using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC's onboard toolset. Save the letter as a PDF,...

Encourage Students To Take An Academic Integrity Pledge

Encourage Students To Take An Academic Integrity Pledge

It has been noted in many circles that when presented with an Academic Honesty Pledge, students are less likely to cheat on quizzes, exams or assignments. Click this video for information on how to encourage students to take the pledge before taking quizzes...

Encourage Students To Take An Academic Integrity Pledge

Copying Quizzes in D2L

Sometimes, you have a quiz set up perfectly-- exactly the way you want; all the properties are right, the time limits are correct, the submission view is exactly how you want to use it throughout all of your future quizzes, etc. And then comes the next quiz and the...

Encourage Students To Take An Academic Integrity Pledge

D2L Grades: Running Total or Average

In the D2L Grades tool, each student's running total or average grade is visible to you but not, by default, visible to students. You can activate a visible overall grade-to-date for students. A new tutorial shows you how: https://youtu.be/2XHX6iLd974

Encourage Students To Take An Academic Integrity Pledge

D2L: Quiz Date and Time Restrictions

D2L uses a set of tools that determine when, and for how long students may access and complete an online quiz or exam built using the quizzes toolset. These allow a wide variety of arrangements useful across various disciplines, but are admittedly complex. COLI's new...

Encourage Students To Take An Academic Integrity Pledge

Export Class information from D2L

https://youtu.be/ewEn1na1CaA Using the video here, you will be able to export information about your students in a given course in D2L. This information can include students' first and/or last name, which can be used for an attendance roster outside of D2L. The...

Encourage Students To Take An Academic Integrity Pledge

D2L Quiz Submission Views

You may have received emails in the past from students questioning a grade they got for a quiz. Or maybe you want students to be able to refer back to those quiz questions for future study. Whatever your motivation, editing the submission view in D2L will be helpful...

Encourage Students To Take An Academic Integrity Pledge

D2L: Automatic Emails With Intelligent Agents

https://youtu.be/3OeF4MD0fg4 In D2L, you can use Intelligent Agents to send automated email notifications to you or others based on actions completed or not completed. A common use is an email notification sent to a student, and perhaps copied to you, that tells you...

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.