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Get to know TEACHxpert speaker Derek Bruff

We hope you’ll join us on April 25, when the fourth guest speaker in the TEACHxpert series, Derek Bruff, will speak on active learning....
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Library Guides Pilot Launching in Canvas

Northwestern University will be piloting a new “Library Help” link in Canvas. This link will bring students to a landing page with access to both...
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“Where’s my feedback?”

From time to time, we hear reports from instructors whose students say they cannot see or find their feedback on assignments. There are a...
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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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Explore New Technology. Form Big Ideas.

Key takeaways: The Device Lab is open every weekday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Located at Fisk Hall, first floor in the Knight Lab (map)...
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Sharing Ideas with Yellowdig

What if your students could share articles about a topic you discussed in class last week or share a video about a concept from...
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Explore Active Learning Strategies with TEACHxpert Derek Bruff

Are you curious about how to frame class discussion to to get students truly engaged in your class? Would you like to give students...
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Delving into Learning Analytics with Dr. Tim McKay

Learning analytics is attracting a great deal of attention lately. If you’ve been curious about this, join us on April 6 as the TEACHxperts speaker...
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Curious About How Instructors Use Canvas?

Creating your spring quarter Canvas course sites may have got you thinking about new ways to organize your course or new features that you...
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Checklist for the Start of Spring Quarter

Here’s a simple checklist to review as you prepare your spring quarter course sites. (This is a repost from a previous quarter.) Do students...
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