End-of-Semester Checklist

End-of-Semester Checklist

Do you want students to see their calculated overall or average grade within D2L's grades area? See our Tutorial!Do you have students who need access to course content, after the end of the semester, in order to complete an incomplete? Here's how you can make that...

Summer Faculty Development Week 2021

Summer Faculty Development Week 2021

The Academic Affairs office is organizing Summer Faculty Development Week, for August 16th - 19th.  These are based on our previous, popular workshop weeks except this time we're hoping - hooray! - to have them on campus.  Accordingly:  Save...

How To Create a Microsoft Sway

How To Create a Microsoft Sway

Microsoft Sway (MS Sway) is a powerful, web-based presentation program available to all Faculty, Staff, and Students through Microsoft 365 (MS365). It can be a quick and easy way to make a useable website without all the hardships and complexities that normally come...

Third-Party Integrations in D2L

Third-Party Integrations in D2L

This summer, as you prepare your courses for the Fall 2021 semester, you may consider having third-party integrations for textbooks, online activities, or exam tools added to your D2L Course Spaces. Before you request this, carefully read COLI's policy on these...

Changes in Qualtrics

Changes in Qualtrics

Qualtrics has reorganized it’s Survey Editor feature, as well as some other screens. The new New Survey Builder is organized differently, although it has all the features of the old Survey Editor. Qualtrics believes these changes "make the survey building...

More Efficient in PowerPoint

More Efficient in PowerPoint

A lot of PowerPoint users wish to use formatting features to make their slides more instructive or at least visually interesting, but balk at the time it takes to do that work on each slide. Understanding two basic formatting toolsets in PowerPoint, the Slide Master...

Using an Authenticator App at Canisius

Using an Authenticator App at Canisius

With the ITS department’s latest update to how we log in to My Canisius, we now have access to Multi-factor Authentication, also known as MFA. What this does is puts an extra layer of security on your account in the form of answering personal questions or getting...

Introduction to Microsoft365 and OneDrive

Introduction to Microsoft365 and OneDrive

If you primarily used Google Drive to create and share documents and files in the past, you should be right at home using Microsoft365 to do much the same. Microsoft365 (MS365) is a powerful service offered by Microsoft that Canisius College faculty, staff, and...

Changes in Qualtrics

Changes Coming to Qualtrics

Beginning on March 31st, Qualtrics is reorganizing it's Survey Editor feature, as well as some other screens. The new New Survey Builder will be organized differently, although it will have all the features of the old Survey Editor. Qualtrics believes these changes...

Changes in Qualtrics

Surveys, Online Forms, and Data Gathering

Online tools such as Qualtrics, REDCap, Microsoft Forms, or Google Forms allow us to efficiently collect data from respondents, as part of a survey or as an application or sign-up sheet. We can avoid all the complications and cost associated with paper forms. However,...

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.