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Want more control of your Canvas gradebook? Wait no more…
Did you remember to check to make sure all of your links in your classes work? Here is a quick way to get an overview of the links in your courses:
- Faster formative Similarity Reports – Give students more support to master paraphrasing and citation conventions. For instructors who allow resubmissions within their assignment settings, students will be able to view their Similarity Report, then revise and resubmit their work up to three times, without waiting 24 hours.
- Actionable data for instructors – Empower your faculty to track class-level trends in submissions, feedback, and papers with high similarity scores. Instructors will be able to download class usage files from their Turnitin homepage. Available via Turnitin.com and Basic integrations only.
Take a moment to see some of the changes to Canvas. You will love the new Gradebook!
If you use groups in Canvas for your courses, you have probably wondered if “all” students are participating. Well, wonder no more. This 56-second tip of the week covers how to quickly identify those that are inactive.
Have you ever had to move many assignments from one module to another? It can be time-consuming because it had to be done one assignment at a time. No more!
For my final 9x9x25 blog, I wanted to talk a little about publisher material and Open Educational Resources. In our department (and throughout the college) we have been using expensive materials from Pearson. My college algebra course costs about the same in tuition as it does for students to buy the text, and with money being tight with many of our students, this is unacceptable.
In Florida, many schools have adopted open source textbooks. I looked into OER a few years ago, and found the materials to be good, but there are very few practice problems to assign, you have to manually grade everything (tough to do online as students must also figure out a way to submit written work), and the text is not in an order that fits with our objectives. However, one school put together a text of their own for College Algebra through Canvas. The creator stated that it was a ton of work, and it was made easier by dividing up the tasks between many interested faculty. She pulled in a ton of different resources from different places, giving examples like Khan Academy and MyOpenMath. Continue Reading “Open Source”
A reflection for the last post
It is what I enjoy most
Not the reflection part
I state this from the heart
It is the last post
That I will be giving a toast
The time has been busy for sure
But, I didn’t mind the detour
It was all about the education
During this whole duration Continue Reading “Nine”