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Kelly Roark

NU Stories with Jacob Leveton: Embracing the Digital Humanities

Jacob Leveton, a PhD candidate with a focus on Art & Ecology from the late eighteenth century to the present, was the first graduate...
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Simple Methods to Introduce Gamification

Most people aren’t even aware of the ways gamification has snuck into their lives, but anyone who wears a step tracker or uses a...
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Active Courses by Quarter: Spring 2017

Each quarter, we post the number of active courses in Canvas. In Spring 2017, there were 2,498 published courses at Northwestern. Faculty Support Services...
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Active Courses by Quarter: Winter 2017

Each quarter, we post the number of active courses in Canvas. In Winter 2017, there were 2,387 published courses at Northwestern. Faculty Support Services...
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Connecting with People and Ideas

Last week, I attended an Educause Connect conference in downtown Chicago. Connect conferences are highly interactive and relatively small (only a couple hundred people...
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Clicker Lunch and Learn

Student Response Systems (“clickers”) can help instructors obtain immediate feedback from their students during class. Some Northwestern instructors use them to poll large classes...
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Gaming with a Goal – Geography Knowledge

A few years ago, Candy Lee, a professor at the Medill School of Journalism, realized an educational deficiency in herself and her students: knowledge...
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Affectionately, Yours

On Valentine’s Day, Faculty Support Services wants to remind you how much we love helping you prepare your Canvas course sites and how it...
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Active Courses by Quarter

Each quarter, we’ll post how many courses were active in Canvas. In Fall 2016, there were 2,568 published courses. As we prepare for the...
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Reflections on the Educause Annual Conference

This year I attended the Educause Annual Conference, which is focused on IT professionals in higher ed. With over 4,000 attendees, it provides ample...
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