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...
Studies show that students learn better when they can consume content through a variety of formats. Incorporating photos, videos, and interactive activities can help students with different abilities and learning styles have more opportunities 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.
Proudfoot is a huge fan of the Canvas Teacher app, and her favorite feature is the ability to moderate discussion boards. “Using the Canvas Teacher app, I was able to respond to students within an hour, even while traveling,” she explained. “It makes my life a lot easier when I don’t have to get on a computer to check and respond to discussion board posts.”
“By using a template, you can focus on your course materials and assignments rather than messing around with small details to make your Carmen course look good,” Pairis-Garcia explains, “and your students will benefit from a more consistent experience across their courses.”
“We hear that by having this feature as the first a student sees in the modules, students are then introduced to the day-to-day best practices that help them as they navigate through the online environment.”