Center for Innovative Learning and Teaching (CILT)

Canvas Transition

TCUS is transition to the Canvas learning management system.  Read more about this transition and the faculty resources that are being provided.

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CILT Teaching Tips

October 22, 2018

Dear Colleagues, From the Chronicle of Higher Education is a 3-minute video – https://www.chronicle.com/article/3-Tips-for-the-Minutes-Before/244357 – entitled “Three Minutes Before Class.” Take a few minutes to watch this video and glean some excellent ideas for improving your teaching. Questions or comments? Jim O’Connor Ph.D. Director

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TUN Canvas Training Follow-Up

November 7, 2018

I want to thank those who were able to attend the Canvas training sessions this past Monday and Tuesday.  It was a pleasure meeting each of you, and I look forward to continuing to work with you throughout the Canvas transition.  For those you were unable to attend, the session that I provided was similar […]

Quick Resource – Teaching Online

November 1, 2018

A quick note for today…   Here’s some great references for online teaching: https://www.geteducated.com/teaching-online-courses/254-top-10-free-courses Jim O’Connor Ph.D. Director

TUN COM Canvas Training Sessions

October 29, 2018

Please note that the Canvas Transition Co-Chairs Jim O’Connor and Michael Barbour will be delivering basic introduction to Canvas training sessions on: Monday, 05 November 9am-10:30am (The Bullpen – Conference Room D-1102) 10:30am-noon (The Bullpen – Conference Room D-1102) 2pm-3:30pm (The Bullpen – Conference Room D-1102) 3:30pm-5pm (The Bullpen – Conference Room D-1102) Tuesday, 06 […]

CILT Teaching Tips

October 22, 2018

Dear Colleagues, From the Chronicle of Higher Education is a 3-minute video – https://www.chronicle.com/article/3-Tips-for-the-Minutes-Before/244357 – entitled “Three Minutes Before Class.” Take a few minutes to watch this video and glean some excellent ideas for improving your teaching. Questions or comments? Jim O’Connor Ph.D. Director

Canvas Tech Tip of the Week! Peer Review

October 18, 2018

Canvas has a Peer Review tool that is great for individual assignments such as a written paper where you would like other students to critique the assignment. You can also use the Peer Review for group assignments by clicking on the box “Allow intra-group peer reviews”. Peer reviews can be manually assigned or automatically assigned […]

An Interesting Use of Canvas – TP Msg. #1672 Making Online Ed Personal

October 15, 2018

The Tomorrow’s Professor eNewsletter is a weekly faculty development e-mail provided by the Office of the Vice Provost of Teaching and Learning at Stanford University.  It covers issues ranging from assessment to instructional design to various pedagogical topics to issues of research. In this issue, Carolyn Gentle-Genitty – an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Indiana University – discusses […]