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Checklist for the Beginning of the Quarter

As you prepare your summer quarter Canvas courses, here’s a simple checklist to review. (This is a repost from a previous quarter.) Do students have...
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Need help thinking about your summer courses?

Summer is here! Instructors who are teaching this quarter should know that Faculty Support Services (FSS) is here all summer to help you with...
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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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NU Stories with Rifka Cook: Adding Active Learning Strategies to Intermediate Spanish

Experimenting with active learning strategies helped Professor Rifka Cook revise her Spanish 121 Special Topics: Gastronomia e Identidad Hispana course this spring quarter. Cook...
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End of Spring Quarter Checklist

This is an updated version of a post from the previous quarter. As the quarter ends and summer begins, you may have a few...
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Canvas Inbox Attachment Issues Continue

This post concerns a known issue when sending attachments within the Canvas Inbox (the email system within Canvas). When an email is sent from...
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Using Announcements as Your Course Home Page

Earlier this year, a new feature was added to Canvas that allows you to display course announcements at the top of your course home...
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Last Chance to Register for TEACHx

TEACHx, a one-day event showcasing teaching and learning through technology, is happening this Friday, May 19. Don’t miss out on the chance to have...
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Northwestern University Device Lab: Podcast Studio

The recently opened Device Lab on the first floor of Fisk Hall is a playground for anyone at Northwestern who wants to experiment with the...
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What Should We Do with (Canvas) Data?

“What role do students play in analytics, beyond generating data?” and “What do we want data to do for education, and where should it...
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