NU Stories with Rifka Cook: Adding Active Learning Strategies to Intermediate Spanish
Posted June 8, 2017
Experimenting with active learning strategies helped Professor Rifka Cook revise her Spanish 121 Special Topics: Gastronomia e Identidad Hispana course this spring quarter. Cook...
Instructor’s Perspective: Enhancing a Course with Learning Technologies
Posted February 10, 2017
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...
7 Canvas Tips for 2017
Posted January 11, 2017
New year, new Canvas course? Here’s a short list of Canvas tips and tricks to consider this winter quarter: Create an interactive version of...
EdTech Fellows Program Enters Second Year
Posted October 21, 2016
Faculty Support Services (FSS) recently launched the second year of our Educational Technology Teaching Fellows program. This year we have 30 fellows in the...
8 Ways to Make Canvas Work for You This Fall
Posted September 14, 2016
We asked folks who work with instructors about ways that Canvas can make instructors’ lives easier. Here’s what we came up with: Let’s start at...
Using Blue Jeans for Office Hours
Posted June 2, 2016
Are you finding it hard to make time to hold in-person office hours? Do you teach an online course with students who cannot meet...
Have a Canvas question? Check out our Canvas mini-consultations!
Posted June 1, 2016
As the quarter winds down, you may be thinking about preparing for your summer or fall classes. It’s a great time to reflect on...
A Crash Course in Blue Jeans
Posted April 26, 2016
If you’ve been wondering about the “Blue Jeans” tab that appeared in the left navigation of your course site, you’re not the only one....
Use Our “Before You Publish Your Course” Checklist
Posted March 28, 2016
You are probably just about ready to publish your spring quarter course. You may want to quickly review our checklist before you do that. It...
Add a Guest Speaker to Your Course Using Blue Jeans
Posted March 16, 2016
One of the great things about our new videoconferencing service Blue Jeans is the ease with which any instructor can bring in a guest...