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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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Social Media as a Tool for Inclusive Teaching

Join us May 19 for TEACHx 2017 to explore “Social Media as a Tool for Inclusive Teaching: Creative Approaches to Difficult Dialogues,” a keynote address...
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Where Did the Canvas Scheduler Go?

The Scheduler in Canvas has changed! Scheduler, now labeled “Appointment Group” in the Calendar area, is a feature in Canvas that allows students to sign...
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Join us for TEACHx 2017!

TEACHx 2017 takes place on May 19! We’re looking forward to a day filled with insights on teaching and learning and the opportunity to...
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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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