CanvasNews With Bowties And Suspenders! Instructure Stock Reaches New Heights, Fundamentals Strong

Instructure, the company behind Canvas LMS, held the third quarterly investors call last week, to report on end-of-period financials. While Instructure is not yet a […]

Peer feedback for student learning

Professionals in all fields are constantly giving feedback to, and receiving feedback from, their peers. This blog post, for example, was reviewed by one of […]

Interactive Images in Online Courses

Why do we use images in online courses? To make the course "pop"? To support the topic we’re trying to convey, or perhaps to engage […]

Webinar: Engaging with Canvas!

This week's webinar focused on some great new features in Canvas! Jason Neenos from UTO, shared a number of features that make life easier for […]

Facilitating discussion and collaborative note-making in lectures through a backchannel

What is a backchannel? The ‘backchannel’ is a term coined by Victor Yngve, Professor of Linguistics (1970) to acknowledge subtle and informal responses from a […]

Padlet Backpack for staff and students

Users of Padlet will be aware that the popular tool underwent some changes in April which introduced limits on a free account. As many University […]

Canvas Know-how 5: Customising your home page

In your Canvas modules it is possible to choose which view you would like to set as the home page. There are a number of […]

Reflections on an Erasmus visit to Sussex TEL

My name is Claire Fennell and I am a Senior Instructional Designer from University College Cork (UCC) in Ireland. I recently visited the TEL Sussex […]

Canvas news: 18/19 modules now available to teaching staff

We are pleased to announce that new module sites for the 2018-19 academic year are now available within Canvas for all staff registered as a […]

Webinar: Streamline Your Course for Canvas

This week's TeachT@lk Webinar focused on a challenge that many of our faculty are focused on this summer. Change! As ASU begins to convert BlackBoard […]

5 ways to make online discussions work in your teaching

Have you ever tried to complement your teaching with an online discussion and found that the student engagement is sporadic or non-existent? If you have […]

Canvas Know-how 4: Creating a Glossary in Canvas

Whilst Canvas provides a variety of new opportunities that weren’t available in Study Direct, there are a couple of resource types that don’t have a […]

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