Teaching in CarmenCanvas

Teaching in CarmenCanvas

Sharing innovative stories, best practices and resources to enhance your teaching strategy at Ohio State

 

Faculty Showcase - Jennie Babcock (CarmenBooks)

Faculty Show and Tell: Testing CarmenBooks

At the 2018 Faculty Showcase, teaching staff and students shared their experiences with academic technology at Ohio State. Check out Undergraduate Studies Director Jennie Babcock, who has been piloting CarmenBooks. This new initiative allows her and other instructors to use digital copies of textbooks and offer a major cost savings to students. What could be better? How about knowing that those digital textbooks are available directly within Carmen, providing easy and timely access for students!

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

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New Year, New Gradebook

The new Canvas Gradebook has been enabled for all courses, just in time for Spring '19. You'll notice an improved interface as well as new (and highly requested) features.

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BEST PRACTICES

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Benefits of Online Training

After taking a workshop hosted by ODEE, Kyle Ezell completely revamped his course on land development planning for The Ohio State University’s City and Regional Planning program in the Knowlton School of Architecture.

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RESOURCES

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Teaching Online Endorsement

Discover how you can develop high-quality online courses that provide the academic rigor expected at Ohio State. Learn about online courses, workshops and in-person training opportunities that can set you on the path to endorsement.

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RESOURCES

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Digital Flagship Educators

Learn more about opportunities that exist as a part of the Digital Flagship initiative, discover what it takes to be part of an Educator Cohort and find answers to your frequently asked questions.

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RESOURCES

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ODEE Workshops

Looking to learn new skills? Need a refresher course on all things CarmenCanvas? Want some inspiration on creative assignment types? ODEE Workshops have you covered! Registration is now open for Spring 2019 offerings.

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ESSENTIAL SKILLS

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Don't Forget Remember Me

Now that BuckeyePass is protecting CarmenCanvas, it is even more essential to carry a personal device to access Ohio State systems. Don't forget though, you can check "Remember me" to avoid using your device to authenticate for 24 hours.

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COMMUNITY

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Canvas Release Notes

Check out what's new in Canvas! The December 2018 release includes changes to card sorting and support for HTML5, among other improvements and updates.

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TECHNICAL HELP

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Tutorial: PDF Attachment

This brief tutorial shows you how to save a PDF from the Notability app and then attach it as part of a discussion assignment in CarmenCanvas.

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BEST PRACTICES

Snafu Policy

You’ve likely thought about what you will do if a student is sick and can’t take an exam on a given day, or if they get a flat tire on their way to class. If you haven’t factored technology into those policies, now’s the time!

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