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Easy Steps to Manage Multiple Courses in Canvas

Managing Multiple courses in Canvas is easy! Did you know that Canvas gives you a Global TO-DO List? This is your one-stop for grading multiple courses in Canvas! If you need to add or update Canvas course content, there is a relatively new feature that makes this super easy – Direct Share. With 2 clicks,…Continue Reading Easy Steps to Manage Multiple Courses in Canvas

Creating Collaborative Moments that Engage Students

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This week’s blog post talks about the value of creating moments of collaboration between students through short, formative activities. Get some ideas for simple ways to add interactivity that can get students engaged with one another and with your course content!…Continue Reading Creating Collaborative Moments that Engage Students

How-to: Migrate your Captioned Videos from Canvas Studio

Today I will be showing you how to quickly and easily migrate any of your captioned videos from Canvas Studio to alternate video hosting platform. It’s no secret that at Mt. SAC we have access to several different video recording and hosting platforms. Canvas Studio, Screencast-O-Matic, and 3C Media immediately come to mind. Additionally, there…Continue Reading How-to: Migrate your Captioned Videos from Canvas Studio

Authentic Assessments: Blogs

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New Blog Series I’m excited to introduce to you a new FCLT News Bytes series on authentic assessments! Each post in this series will delve into a different type of authentic assessment. Katie’s post last week, Teaching & Learning Experts @ the FCLT, touched on authentic assessments as a strategy for reducing cheating, but authentic…Continue Reading Authentic Assessments: Blogs

Wrapping up Fall 2021 and Looking Ahead to 2022

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Finals are just around the corner and the Winter Break and New Year are on the horizon. As you wrap up the term, you may want to consider offering students an opportunity to provide feedback about specific or general aspects of their course experience this term. This feedback is not a part of an official…Continue Reading Wrapping up Fall 2021 and Looking Ahead to 2022

Pope Tech: Expand Your Accessibility Arsenal

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Accessibility is important to us here at Mt. SAC. Our local technology and support units are always looking to implement useful methods, or simple-to-use tools and that help with the task of ensuring our content is accessible to our audience. This week we rolled out the latest installment on the list of accessibility tools available…Continue Reading Pope Tech: Expand Your Accessibility Arsenal

Accurate Video Captions: Tips for Completing SPOT

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Guest post by Catherine McKee, Assistant Distance Learning Coordinator at Mt. SAC Wait. Shouldn’t that be “See Spot run.”? Yes, it should! In this blog post, we’ll address another challenge commonly faced by faculty going through the SPOT certification process: accurate captioning of videos. (If you missed it, the first challenge was using accessible headers.)…Continue Reading Accurate Video Captions: Tips for Completing SPOT

Is Proctorio Haunting Your Honorlock Exams? (+Bonus Treat)

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Hi there! I thought I’d have some Halloween fun with this post since All Hallows’ Eve is coming up. This is Eva, but I’m going to pretend to be Hugo as I write this because he made a really useful video right before he went on leave for anyone who previously used Proctorio for online…Continue Reading Is Proctorio Haunting Your Honorlock Exams? (+Bonus Treat)

Want Students To Watch Your Videos?

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At InstructureCon 2021 , I attended Kona Jones’s session, How to Get Students to Watch Your Videos. I’m a big fan of Kona’s. She is Director of the Teaching & Learning Center at Richland Community College in Decatur, IL, adjunct professor of Statistics and formerly of Developmental Psychology, and a Canvas Community Coach. I’ve attended her…Continue Reading Want Students To Watch Your Videos?