Have you ever stumbled upon the HTML editor in the Canvas Rich Content Editor and wondered what it was? HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language and is used to make webpages. Using HTML in Canvas allows you to organize your content and customize the look of your course. Read on for some HTML ideas you can easily incorporate into your course!
In the latest round of updates to the Learning Online orientation course, we’ve added new resources from our partners at the Writing and Academic Resource Center (WARC) to the Netiquette and Time Management module. The new WARC Video Guide includes 3 videos for students: Time […]
Please join us in celebrating Daniela Kukrechtova (who worked on improving 2 courses!) and Richard Chetwynd, who completed Accessible Design in Fall 21. Some courses saw dramatic improvement in Ally scores (67% to 93%!), while in other courses the improvements were more organizational. The type […]
At the conclusion of the Fall 2021 semester, we sat down with Diane Mermigas (Affiliated Faculty, Journalism Department) to discuss her transition back to teaching in-person, as well as just how transformative the pandemic has been for her courses and higher education on the whole.
Written by Liz Chase and Natalie Hebshie Your students see that they’ve been assigned a “reflection” as part of your class. This usually prompts a range of reactions from my students: “Oh good, this will be easy.” “Ugh, I already did the assignment, why do […]
Written by Rachel Levin and Audrey Park FADE IN: ITG recently got our hands on a copy of Final Draft 12. We don’t normally provide technical support for Final Draft but we were excited to dig in and perform some accessibility tests since we’ve been […]
The adventure continues! Back in August, I wrote a post comparing course design to Dungeons & Dragons and promised to share some tools and ideas for gamified activities you can try yourself. This is the first: an escape-the-room/choose-your-own-adventure-style puzzle you can create using Google Forms. […]
Pass on what you have learned. Strength, mastery, hmm… but weakness, folly, failure also. Yes: failure, most of all. The greatest teacher, failure is. Jedi Master Yoda In early October of 2021, I finally got around to visiting Martha’s Vineyard so I could see […]
Here’s a little-known Canvas feature: Shared Content. In fact, it’s so obscure that it didn’t make it onto ITG’s radar until recently. Ooh, shiny! But what exactly does it do? Shared Content allows you to share an Assignment, Discussion, Module, Page, or Quiz directly with another […]