Monthly Archives: January 2013

Teaching Tip: Of MOOCs and Men

Fundamentally, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are good. From a moral standpoint, it’s difficult to argue against making higher education available to everyone. As with many new ideas in education though, there are some concerns about MOOCs. Who knows who’s … Continue reading

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EC Learn Tip: Enhancing Student Collaboration With Groups

In EC Learn you have the ability to create User Groups for assignments. This allows for group members to submit a single assignment together and for all members to receive the same grade (a feature you can turn off if … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Technology in an Academic Environment

Jarrod Slavinskas is a sophomore majoring in Business Management and Information Technology. Here are his thoughts on the advantages of moving to Canvas (EC Learn) and the importance of technology in higher education. You would receive different answers if you … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: The Power of Pages

Pages are used to create content in your course. Pages are where you can put content and educational resources that are part of your course but don’t necessarily belong in an assignment. Pages can include text, video, audio clips, math … Continue reading

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New EC Learn Feature: Scheduling Appointments in Calendar

Scheduling appointments with students and managing appointment slots for office hours can be cumbersome. Fortunately, Canvas (EC Learn) offers “Calendar 2” which has a Scheduler for this very purpose. We have turned on this version of the Calendar so that … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Getting Started With Turnitin

Turnitin is plagiarism-checker software integrated with EC Learn. You can use it for any Assignments in your courses, and it is compatible with all common file types, as well as the EC Learn rich text editor. Using Turnitin for an … Continue reading

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EC Learn Online Drop-In Help Today

ATIG is offering online drop-in help today 10 AM – 5 PM to answer any questions you have about setting up your course sites in EC Learn. The drop-ins are through the Conferences tool of the Faculty Orientation All faculty … Continue reading

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