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 – – 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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Tips for starting the year: Suggestions from CILT

July 31, 2018

Dear Colleagues, I found some great suggestions from Stanford’s Teaching Commons website about starting off the year on the “right foot”. There are some excellent tips in this article including: Learning your students’ names. Diligently vetting your classroom space Arriving early to class Greeting each student as they arrive to class Getting students invested […]

Know your LMS – Canvas (Creating a Sign-up Sheet)

July 30, 2018

You are invited to the following Canvas training session tomorrow at 11:00 AM. Click on the link below to join the Zoom meeting. Session 2 (Tuesday, July 31 11:00 AM) How to Create a Sign-up Sheet using the Scheduler (30 minutes) This session will cover using the Calendar Scheduler feature to create a sign-up […]

Canvas Training Via Zoom

July 29, 2018

Over the next two weeks, we will be offering Canvas training sessions in Zoom.  Please see the times and registration links below (note that advanced registration is required). Tuesday, July 31 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM – Register at Wednesday, August 1 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM – Register at Thursday, August 2 […]


July 21, 2018

Dear Faculty Colleagues The Center for Innovative Learning and Teaching of Touro’s Western Division is pleased to announce that we are offering an online ACUE (Association of College and University Educators) Course in Effective Teaching Practices designed to enhance our campus commitment to faculty and student success. A limited group of (33) faculty participants will […]

Canvas Tip of the Week! Analytics

July 13, 2018

There is some great information about course participation available at your fingertips in Canvas. Open a course in Canvas and on the right you will see: Click on View Course Analytics and view great information for the users in your course. (See below) Have a great weekend! I will try to send a Tech Tip for Canvas […]

Local TUC Canvas Training Sessions

July 11, 2018

Just a reminder of these up-coming local Canvas training sessions: Wednesday, 11 July: 10:00am-11:00am Introduction to Designing Course Content (Library Annex 112) Thursday, 12 July: 1:00pm-2:00pm Open Session (Library Annex 118) Monday, 16 July: 10:30am-11:30am Introduction to Designing Course Content (Library Annex 118) Monday, 16 July: 12:30pm-1:30pm Introduction to Assignments & Grading (Library Annex 112) […]