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...
It’s a new year and a new semester, which likely means you have a new course in CarmenCanvas in the works. If you’re teaching in Carmen this spring and want your students to have a seamless experience, follow these best practices:...
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.
When teaching a class online, how do you ensure your students are able to find the information they need to be successful in the course? Portuguese Lecturer Schirlei Silveira tackled this challenge by creating a simple, effective homepage to help her students navigate their online learning experience.
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.