All workshops will be conducted in SZB 450AF unless otherwise noted. Workshop Descriptions are located below the schedule.
Carole Taxis | Faculty Innovator
Getting Started with UT Box
UT Box is a cloud-storage service available at no cost to all faculty, students, and staff at UT. And, which provides an unlimited amount of space for sharing and storing any type of digital file (e.g., video, document, image, etc.).
Downloading multiple files from Canvas to your PC
Downloading multiple files from Canvas to your PC eCampus Help DeskFollowSo you’ve entered Canvas, you take a look at your files and realize you need more than one. Maybe you need 50 or 100 different files! Selecting those files one by one is an option, but what if you could get all those files from Canvas to your computer with just a couple clicks? You can and here is how:
Source: Downloading multiple files from Canvas to your PC – NCTC eCampus Help Desk
Nursing Building Evacuation Plan
Is your course syllabus 20, 30 or even 50+ pages long?
Do you ever wonder what you can do to shorten it?
One EASY thing you can do is to remove those last 9 pages called the NUR Building Emergency Plan 2017-2018.
A Curated Toolkit for Instructors
The Faculty Innovation Center (FIC) recently unveiled a new website full of resources just for you!
Called “QUICK FIC Solutions – A Curated Toolkit for Instructors”, this website contains more than 50 short videos that will show you tips and best practices for everything from dealing with difficult students to how to incorporate technology into your classes.
A small bug in Canvas…
Recently, it came to my attention that group assignments that had worked in a particular way in the past, no longer seemed to be behaving now.
So, as we prepare for summer and next fall, if you find that your group assignments aren’t letting you assign groups of people to them, try the following:
Virtual Office Hours
Virtual Office Hours
Traditionally, office hours offer a predetermined time and place where students can visit with faculty for any of a number of different reasons. But sometimes, scheduling conflicts might arise, life might get in the way and students just can’t make it to your office when you’re available.
Add People to Your Canvas Course
Adding people to your Canvas courses is pretty simple. That is, once you’ve done it a couple times.
However, if you never have, it’s not the most “intuitive” process ever. So, here’s how you can add anyone to Canvas… as long as they have a UT EID.
How to create a video for a class – Teaching in Higher Ed
I have been talking often about the learning management system (LMS), Canvas, these past few days. We are switching over to it for the coming academic year, which, according to my calculations, starts in about two and a half seconds. One of the many features I appreciate about it is how easy it is to […]
Source: How to create a video for a class – Teaching in Higher Ed