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Canvas Commons: Where Educators Find and Share Teaching Resources

What is Canvas Commons? Commons is a community that allows you to share your course content or access others’ shared course content. You can import and export Canvas pages, modules or the entire course. Share course materials among faculty who … Continue reading

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Themes, Events, and Initiatives in Instructional Technology, 2014-2015

Now that the semester is underway, let me take this opportunity to highlight some of the programming threads you will see in events and other initiatives from Instructional Technology this year. These include Tech Snacks, the #100percentdigital Faculty-Staff Learning Community, … Continue reading

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Collaborative Student Assignments Outside the Classroom

On Wednesday, February 12 at noon Instructional Technology hosted a tech snack on collaborative student assignments outside the classroom featuring Kendall Kelly, Assistant Professor of English, Writing, and Rhetoric. Dr. Kelly led a discussion that focused on these questions: How … Continue reading

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Tips for Using Blogs to Improve Student Outcomes

Kendall Kelly, Assistant Professor of English, Writing, and Rhetoric, is our guest blogger for this post: Student blogging can create valuable learning opportunities.  Blogs can provide students the chance to work on particular skills like writing, audience analysis, or critical … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Text Analysis Assignment

In Spring 2013, I taught LAT312K: Intermediate Latin at the University of Texas-Austin.  This was the fourth and last required course in the Latin sequence at UT and focused on Vergil’sAeneid. The course functioned both as a cap to a … Continue reading

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Improve Students’ Ability to Function as a Team

Students need to know how to work in a team if they want to succeed in any organization. Unfortunately, students are often left to their own devices when it comes to actually working together as a team. Faculty share several … Continue reading

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