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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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OIT Pilots Computer Classroom Replacement Process

If you teach in a computer classroom, the announcement that classroom computers are up for replacement may elicit both excitement and trepidation. The new machines promise to be faster, more reliable, and equipped with the latest technological enhancements, but will they … Continue reading

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ePortfolio Evaluation Task Force

An ePortfolio evaluation task force, comprised of faculty, staff and students is underway at St. Edward’s University. Overview Two university-wide initiatives have identified ePortfolios as an important tool for advancing student learning at St. Edward’s University. The five-year Quality Enhancement … Continue reading

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SXSWEdu Highlight: Bring Personalized Learning in Your Classes

SXSWEdu Conference The pedagogy of personalization referenced in this post was presented by Alix Horton (New Tech Network-Literacy Coach), Drew Schrader (New Tech Netwotk-Dir Assessment), and Paul Curtis (New Tech Network-Dir of Platform Dev) in the summit session of SXSWEdu … Continue reading

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Experiments in Teaching Recap

On Wednesday, February 22, the Center for Teaching Excellence, Instructional Technology, and the Munday Library hosted Experiments in Teaching, a celebration of pedagogical experiments on campus. At this event, sixteen St. Edward’s faculty members, representing all five schools, presented a … 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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Presenters Announced for Experiments in Teaching

Join the Center for Teaching Excellence, Instructional Technology, and the Munday library for Experiments in Teaching on Wednesday, February 22, 3:30 – 5:30 pm in Jones Auditorium (Ragsdale 101). We invite all teaching faculty (full-time, adjuncts, and staff who teach), … Continue reading

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