Friday Link Round Up

Here are a few helpful reads/listens for your weekend. I hope it’s lovely. — Laura 3 Ways to Help Students Learn Better The Science of Learning vs. Proctoring Software The Secret Weapon of Good Online Teaching: Discussion Forums Be Kind to Yourself —...

Turnitin Quick Check

If you have not turned on Turnitin for an assignment, but would like to check one paper retrospectively, you can use the Turnitin’s “Quick Submit” function to check individual papers. Here is how to set it up: Go to Turnitin.com (not in Canvas). Log...

Creating a badging system in Canvas

Badging, also known as micro-credentialing, can be used to move students through a course if earning grades isn’t the main goal for students. Canvas badge is now working much better than the past using the third-party “Badgr.” Here are the general...

Grade Quiz/Exam by Specific Items

If you have an exam that combines standardized items (multiple choice, T/F, etc) and non-standardized items (essay question, for instance), you can grade the exams by specific items without having to cycle through everything till you find the right ones to grade. Go...

Friday Link Round Up

We’ve made it through the first 5 weeks! The semester is wearing on many of us — students included — but I’ve had some opportunities to see glimpses of my students’ learning and growth. I hope you have, too. — Laura A Different Way...

Friday Link Round Up

I’m looking forward to venturing out to a state park with Bill and the girls this weekend and staring at something other than a screen. I hope your weekend has something equally renewing. — Laura Cliff shared this quote in New Faculty Orientation this...