Whether you’re coming back for another semester or beginning your Ohio State journey this autumn, there are several tools, integrations and opportunities you should be aware of to support your teaching strategy. Learn what students have to say about CarmenCanvas, try out our new academic web conferencing tool, explore technology integrations and scope out affordability strategies. Learn what’s new in the eLearning landscape and set yourself up for successful courses this term.
Dr. Laura Deeter, Professor of Horticulture Technologies at Ohio State ATI, has been named the 2019 Canvas Educator of the Year - Professor. The Educator of the Year Awards recognize "exceptional educators who are positively impacting the lives of K-20 students". This year, Dr. Deeter gamified her course Plant Identification (HORTTEC 2110T) and gave students a unique and exciting learning experience.
NameCoach simplifies the process of gathering recordings and phonetic spellings for both students and graduation staff. This tool can also be used in your classes by enabling the feature in your CarmenCanvas course navigation.
An exciting new feature is available in CarmenCanvas after the latest software update. Canvas now offers a notification that will let instructors know when a student clicks on a broken link in one of their courses. By default, this notification is enabled and will provide instructors with a...
The “old” Canvas Gradebook will be replaced by the new version in all courses on December 21 . With the new Gradebook, you’ll experience more menus and sorting options, the ability to customize colors to differentiate assignment statuses, and new missing and late policy capabilities.
Dean Cristol, associate professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning, wanted to find out how valuable peer reviews were to his students. The survey results are in--find out what students had to say about peer review assignments!
There are several enhancements in the works for CarmenCanvas, as well as other programs designed to improve the teaching and learning experience at Ohio State. Integrated software like Mediasite and Turnitin will see improvements; new services for lab notes and academic integrity have been launched; and incoming freshmen will be equipped with new technology. Learn how these and other enhancements could affect your Carmen strategy this fall.
Peer reviews can be useful for teaching and learning, but if you’ve never set them up before in CarmenCanvas, the process can seem daunting. You may have questions like “How do I get started?” or “What if someone doesn’t turn in the original assignment?” Maybe you want to know the best way to...
The software that powers CarmenCanvas is constantly improving, based on feedback from instructors and students. The latest of these user-requested improvements is the new Gradebook: basic features are available now and more will be added throughout spring and summer semesters.