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Special Session: Using Turnitin As a Teaching Tool

April 2nd, 2021 by
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Turnitin Trademark

Has a student ever posted a Turnitin assignment in your classes with a high similarity score? Turnitin is used as a plagiarism tool to identify students that may intentionally or unintentionally plagiarize information from original references in-class assignments. Turnitin’s function as a similarity checker can help faculty instruct students on the proper methods of citing…
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Canvas Release Notes: March 2021

February 26th, 2021 by
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Instructure Canvas

Discover new features, bug fixes, and improvements.  Canvas operates on a monthly release cycle through which features are added or updated. The information below contains highlights from Canvas’s production release notes, a link to these notes, and other relevant content.  These updates will occur weekdays.    For more information, review All About Release Notes.  The full set…
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Canvas Release Notes: February 2021

January 22nd, 2021 by
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Discover new features, bug fixes, and improvements.  Canvas operates on a monthly release cycle through which features are added or updated. The information below contains highlights from Canvas’s production release notes, a link to these notes, and other relevant content.  These updates will occur weekdays.   For more information, review All About Release Notes.  The full set…
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EagleVision Extras

December 7th, 2020 by
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Learn about some ‘extra’ features in EagleVision Zoom from Mesha Molitor. This special session highlights additional features you can utilize in your upcoming courses. Jump To Section Update your Desktop App (02:10) Profile Picture (08:29) Video Editing (10:45) Backgrounds (13:39) Co-Host People (21:49) Zoom Enhancements (24:09)

Canvas Release Notes: December 2020

November 24th, 2020 by
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Instructure Canvas

The December update to Canvas includes changes and enhancements to the Grades, Pages, and Rich Content Editor.

Canvas Release Notes: November 2020

November 5th, 2020 by
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Instructure Canvas

Updates to Canvas this month include: Uploaded Media File Placement and other Studio enhancements.

Best Practices for Teaching in EagleVision

October 28th, 2020 by
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The EagleVision platform allows instructors to engage their students using a variety of methods. This article provides several tips to consider when designing your lesson.

Enhancing Announcements

October 26th, 2020 by
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Announcements are a great way to provide students with updates and course-related information. Announcements are also another avenue for instructors to inject their teaching presence into the online classroom. This infographic provides guidance on ways to use announcements to enhance the sense of community in your course as well as student engagement.

Canvas Release Notes: October 2020

October 15th, 2020 by
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Instructure Canvas

Information about changes and enhancements to Canvas. Tools covered in this update are MathJax, Global Navigation, Notification Preferences, and Rich Content Editor.

Get Started with Microsoft Office 365

October 1st, 2020 by
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Microsoft 365 offers several tools to collaborate with others. Learn more about the applications included in Microsoft Office 365.