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Curious About Learning Analytics?

You may have heard a lot of buzz about learning analytics, but can analytics really help students learn more effectively? Come hear Dr. Samuel...
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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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Instructor’s Perspective: Enhancing a Course with Learning Technologies

We interviewed School of Professional Studies instructor Charlene Blockinger about her experience using two new tools: Blue Jeans (a videoconferencing tool available in Canvas) and...
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Need Help with Canvas?

The quarter is moving fast and midterms are here. The midpoint is a great time to reflect on what worked and what didn’t in...
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TEACHxpert: Dr. Ray Schroeder

As part of our new TEACHxperts speaker series, Ray Schroeder will be speaking in two sessions on February 7 about different active learning strategies...
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A Student’s Perspective on Canvas Courses

I’ve used Canvas as a student since my high school days and now at Northwestern, too. Canvas is effective at meeting students’ needs. This...
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We Need Your Feedback on Panopto

Panopto, a free desktop recording tool and content organizer, is being piloted at Northwestern during winter and spring quarters. Panopto is basically a more...
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Join Us For Active Learning Strategies with TEACHxpert Dr. Ray Schroeder

Have you been curious about active learning strategies? Would you like to reflect on how to move some materials outside class time to free...
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Make It Easier to Navigate Your Canvas Course

Did you know that instructors can streamline their Canvas course sites by cleaning up the left navigation menu? You can remove redundant or unnecessary...
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