3D Printing for Science and Cats

3D Printing for Science and Cats

Information Technology Services (ITS) and the Center for Online Learning and Innovation (COLI) are proud to support Dr. Malini Suchak’s research on cat life in animal shelters. Dr. Suchak, associate professor in our Animal Behavior, Ecology and Conservation (ABEC),...

Winter Faculty Development Week: Help Colleagues!

Winter Faculty Development Week: Help Colleagues!

Have you a teaching method or other academic productive process you'd like to share with colleagues? Winter Faculty Development Week is coming up, January 9th - 12th. Consider participating by presenting pedagogical methods, research or scholarly processes, practical...

Zoom Auto-Update Feature

Zoom Auto-Update Feature

If you are tired of having to manually update the Zoom Desktop App constantly, fear not! Now Zoom gives you the option to Auto-Update it for you. Here are the steps to set this feature up in the Zoom Desktop App:...

Google Docs: Citation Tool

Google Docs: Citation Tool

Google Docs now has an in-built Citation Tool. While this tool is not as powerful as other citation tools like Zotero or Noodle Tools, it can help you or your students easily create and manage citation sources. All without having to go to a completely different...

3D Printing for Academics in Herpetology Lab

3D Printing for Academics in Herpetology Lab

COLI's 3D printers, Rigby and Mordecai, were hard at work 3D printing realistic turtle shells based on a local species for Dr. Foster's Herpetology Lab. These shells allowed students to learn all about the ways that wild turtles are measured in conservation studies....

3D Printing for Academics in PHY104

3D Printing for Academics in PHY104

In the past week, the Center for Online Learning and Innovation (COLI)’s two 3D printers have been hard at work!  In his PHY104 class, Mike Wood, PhD, chair of the Quantitative Sciences Department, has introduced students to computer-aided design process for 3D...

Lunch Updates: an Event for Faculty

Lunch Updates: an Event for Faculty

In November, Academic Affairs is hosting two lunch events for faculty. We will discuss some new resources for teaching, but mostly, this is an opportunity for faculty to come together for a meal on campus. We will provide lunch, but participants can bring their own as...

Web Resources for Graduate Students: An Introduction

Web Resources for Graduate Students: An Introduction

Whether face-to-face or online, graduate students at Canisius make extensive use of internet tools and services.  Come learn about the core information technologies you will use at Canisius.  Begin the semester confident in your use of Canisius Gmail, D2L,...

Securely Sharing Files

Securely Sharing Files

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Click here to learn more. Sharing files, such as forms, images, etc., as email attachments is simple and easy. For files that do not include sensitive or private information, this is not necessarily a bad way to share files....

Midterms in D2L

Midterms in D2L

With midterms coming up, 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 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.