These changes will be added to the Canvas environment as part of the May 15, 2021 Canvas Release: Student Annotation Submissions and Auto-Show Closed Captioning.
Attend this live training on ISU's new immediate access platform and instructor dashboard.
Iowa State is transitioning from the use of Redshelf for immediate access to course materials, starting with Summer 2021. Immediate access course materials can still be found in Canvas. Follow the instructions to add the new Immediate Access Course Materials link to your Canvas course.
The April 28, 2021 Canvas Deploy includes Course Navigation Home Link, Files Download Links, and Missing Label and Graded Submissions.
Congratulations on the end of this historic academic year We did it! We persevered as educators, learners, and members of the Cyclone community. Celebrate innovation; see our first collection of CELT Teaching Briefs from our faculty and teaching community. This collection reminds us of the importance of student engagement, community building, and practice –the same powerful pedagogies adapted … Continue reading Congratulations on the end of this historic academic year (Teaching Tip)
Shenglan Zhang, Associate Professor of Chinese, subscribes to the idea that practice is central to the acquisition of second languages. Synchronous, instructor-facilitated, and spaced-out practice paired with constructive feedback can enhance student speaking skills in times of social distancing!
As a faculty member in a discipline that creates an art form where self-isolation is difficult, if not impossible, Cason Murphy, Assistant Professor of Theatre, describes how embracing technology led to new and creative ways for his students to use their agency for practice and improvement of their performance skills.
Effective assessments in an asynchronous, online, large-enrollment chemistry course, Dr. Cristina Bonaccorsi and Ritushree Chatterjee
Cristina Bonaccorsi, Associate Teaching Professor of Chemistry, and Ritushree Chatterjee, Senior Instructional Designer, ELO, detail different assessment strategies to evaluate learning progress and communicate frequent and constructive feedback, affording students numerous opportunities to self-correct and reflect.
Evrim Baran, Associate Professor of Educational Technology and Teacher Education, and graduate student Dana Alzoubi use a human-centered design approach for building a community of inquiry and empathy in their courses where students engage in complex problem-solving.