Teaching in CarmenCanvas

Teaching in CarmenCanvas

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

 

2019 Innovate Fall Showcase

Show and Tell: Faculty and Students Encourage "Carmen Common Sense"

At the Innovate Fall Showcase, students shared the 10 tips that make up Carmen Common Sense, and presenters discussed how they use CarmenCanvas in their courses to increase student engagement and understanding. Some showed their course setup within CarmenCanvas itself, while others discussed different tactics for fellow educators to implement directly into their courses. Check out the full recording of the Fall Showcase to learn more about Carmen Common Sense and discover easy ways to improve your teaching in Carmen.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

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New Canvas Analytics

Have you checked out the New Analytics feature in your CarmenCanvas courses? You will notice a new look and feel and additional metrics. Best of all? The charts are ADA compliant and can be read and interpreted with assistive technology, such as a screen reader.

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BEST PRACTICES

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Styles of Online Learning

If you're just starting to dabble with online courses, be sure to consider how different class structures can affect the learning environment. Whether you choose synchronous or asynchronous, be sure to build in opportunities for students to connect with you and each other.

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BEST PRACTICES

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Carmen Awards

Undergraduate Student Government (USG) will soon announce a winner of the first annual Carmen Common Sense Award. Based off the Carmen Top 10 Tips, this award aims to recognize Carmen pages that go above and beyond to utilize the tools Carmen has to offer. 

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BEST PRACTICES

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Learning Together

As iPads become a common sight in classrooms across The Ohio State University, it’s not just the students who are learning with them; educators are also getting new insights into how a common technology can change the way they teach.

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COMMUNITY

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Gradebook Resources

Check out the Canvas Community for a variety of resources to help you get the most out of the New Gradebook. You'll find overviews, answers to FAQs, how-to guides and even a comparison with the previous edition of the Gradebook.

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BEST PRACTICES

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New Uses for CarmenZoom

The Career Coaches in the College of Arts and Sciences (ASC) Center for Career and Professional Success wanted to make things easier for busy students. So, they launched their new virtual chat tool, Career Success Quick Chat, through CarmenZoom

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TECHNICAL HELP

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ODEE Workshops

Looking for ideas to take your teaching to the next level? Be sure to check out the workshops hosted by the Office of Distance Education and eLearning (ODEE). You can attend an in-person workshop for hands-on experiences with eLearning tools like CarmenCanvas.

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RESOURCES

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Digital Unions

Instructors who are looking for innovation in student projects can find the creative resources they need at Ohio State’s five Digital Unions. Digital Unions allow students to use specialized technology like audio recording studios, a professional grade video studio, 3D printing and Adobe Creative Suite.

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RESOURCES

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Innovate 2020: Transform

Save the date! This year's Innovate Conference will be held at the Ohio Union on Thursday, May 14. Get ready to join educators, students and thought leaders to challenge your thinking, exchange proven practices and learn new ways to transform teaching and learning at a larger scale.

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