Category Archives: EC Learn

New Assignment tools in ECLearn Canvas

We’re excited to introduce two powerful new assignment tools in ECLearn. With Differentiated Assignments and Excused Assignments, you’re able to create a learning environment suited to individual learners and their individual situations! Differentiated Assignments Have you ever wanted the option … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Podcast Panels with Dr. Lenore Martin

Instructor: Lenore Martin, PhD., Professor of Political Science Lenore Martin is the chair of the Political Science Department; she is also an Associate of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University and serves as an Associate at the Center for Middle Eastern … Continue reading

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Canvas Tip: Video Interactions

This week, we were asked what would be the best way for instructors to interact with students remotely. Specifically, this instructor wanted to know how she could supplement her screencast lectures by responding to specific questions with a video chat. There … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Laurie Johnston – Best ECLearn Site Award Winner Fall 2014

Dr. Johnston is an Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies and the Director of Fellowships at Emmanuel College. Her special interests are in Christian social ethics, war, peace and religion. At the recent “Teaching with Technology Faculty Showcase” in the … Continue reading

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ECLearn Modular Course Structure

What is a Module? Modules is a feature in Canvas/ECLearn used for building the main structure of a course. Many teachers, however, use instead the Pages feature, which is just a wiki content page and is not the most efficient way to create internal … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Kelly Grant – A Successful Hybrid Course Design Example

Instructor: Kelly Grant, MSIB Course: Strategic Management, MGMT 4303 The capstone course is designed to demonstrate the connection between Corporate Social Responsibility, Operations, Marketing, Financial Management, and Organizational Structure when formulating a long term business-level or corporate strategy. In order to … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Jaime Vidaurrazaga – Collectively Prepared Study Guides Using ECLearn Discussions and Pages

Instructor:  Jaime Vidaurrazaga, PhD. Assistant Professor of Theology & Religious Studies Courses: THRS1103 Exploring Catholic Theology, THRS 1111 Exploring the Bible, THRS2203 Jesus & Christian Ethics, THRS2213 Latin American Liberation Theology, FYS1101.57 Christian Morality in the Roman World About the … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Using Etherpad for Student Collaboration

Update as of August 2015: ETHERPAD is no longer available in Canvas. Emmanuel College’s ECLearn (Canvas learning management system) allows for easy integration with external tools. One application offered under the “Collaborations” tool menu is Etherpad. As described on etherpad.org, … Continue reading

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Learning Merit: About Digital Badges

ATIG’s new badging initiative might leave you wondering: what are badges? What is the place of these digital badges in the learning environment? While a GPA is one measure of student success, what does that number let us know about … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Richard White – Online Video Conferencing

Instructor: Richard J. White Course: HRM/MSM 9019 OL Negotiation and Conflict Management About the Project: This course uses simulated negotiation exercises focused on problems in a management/human relations environment to provide negotiations experiences. These experiences are then analyzed using course materials and … Continue reading

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