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The new academic year brings the third annual CITL Week of Teaching. We have a variety of development and networking opportunities available Aug 19-22, 2019.
Guest posting from Glen Parker…
I was asked the preferred way to direct students to Canvas for those courses being taught in Canvas during the Spring/Summer.
I recommend multiple paths.
- The easiest would be to give your students a direct link to Canvas: https://usflearn.instructure.com .
- There will be a link in myUSF to Canvas
- For those familiar with Blackboard, a link in the Bb course reminding them to go to Canvas would be helpful. Our official recommendation will be to :- Make sure the Announcements page is the entry page for your Bb course
– Create a single announcement telling student about canvas and provide a link to Canvas.
– Disable other menu items so there is less visual clutter in the Bb course to distract from the redirection
Online education is hot these days. A perfect storm of record-level student debt, stagnating job growth, and soaring tuition prices has forced a knee-jerk reaction among universities now scrambling to offer free courses online, either through their own platforms or partnerships with startups like Coursera and Udacity. Professors, college administrators, and policymakers have expressed sharply divided views over what this shift means for an institutional learning model that has persisted for hundreds of years. But amidst the debate, lost is the voice of the student.
Read more at venturebeat.com
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