Author Archives: Faculty Resource Center

Creating a “Welcome to my Course” Video in Canvas

Overview:  When a “Welcome to my Course” video is the first thing the students see upon entering your course, it creates a positive first impression, builds rapport and establishes credibility.  Even better, from start to finish, creating a welcome video … Continue reading

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Scheduling Office Hours and Student Appointments

Scheduling appointments to meet with individual students can now be managed through Canvas. This removes the frustrating administrative burden of managing multiple places (calendar, daily planner, email, hand-scribbled notes from class) where you track your student meetings to discuss that … Continue reading

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Technology for Innovative Learning & Teaching Pilot Project Grants 2016

The Teaching, Learning, and Technology Roundtable (TLTR) congratulates the winners of Technology for Innovative Learning & Teaching Pilot Project Grants for 2016. These grants fund faculty who wish to pursue innovative and technologically-sophisticated teaching. All proposals are evaluated by the TLTR Grants … Continue reading

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Recording Student Presentations? Flipping the Classroom? Yes!

If any of the following situations may apply to you, then read on: Are you interested in recording student presentations for student self-assessment and improved efficiency in instructor grading? Are you interested in recording lectures or in-class activities for students who … Continue reading

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Faculty Development Opportunity: TLTR Pilot Project Grants

The Teaching, Learning, and Technology Roundtable (TLTR) invites proposals for the Technology for Innovative Learning & Teaching Pilot Project Grants (TLTR Pilot Project Grants) for 2016-2017. The TLTR will be awarding grants worth up to $5,000 to fund innovative teaching … Continue reading

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Faculty Development Opportunity: Innovation Fellowships 2016-17

The Office of Academic Affairs, the Center for Teaching Excellence, the Munday Library, and the Office of Instructional Technology of St. Edward’s University invite proposals from faculty for the 2016-17 Innovation Fellowship, Global Innovation Fellowship, and Diversity Innovation Fellowship. These … Continue reading

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Faculty Mobile Device Mixer

On September 20th Instructional Technology welcomed thirteen faculty, Center for Teaching Excellence staff and Library staff to our first Tech Snack for fall — “Mobile Device Mixer”.  We started off by using a mobile app Poll Everywhere to ask faculty to name … Continue reading

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