Online Education & Innovation

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Summer 2020 Online Design Sessions Recap

During the months of May and June the Instructional Designers, Sarah Rentz and David Castañeda, delivered a wide variety of workshops geared toward helping faculty design their online course. David Castañeda has created a series of videos summarizing some of the essential information delivered during those workshops: Summer 2020 Online Design Workshop

Here are the topics:

1) Organizing Content in Canvas

2) Converting Assignments, Assessments and Activities to Online

3) Facilitating Active Discussion

4) Best Practices for Video Creation

5) Accessibility


Instructional Technology Session Recordings & Notes

Available in the Faculty Technology Resources course under the Instructional Technology Session Recordings page.  The following topic recordings are available on demand:


  • Gradebook & SpeedGrader
  • Managing Online Discussion Boards
  • Creating, Delivering, Moderating & Grading a Quiz/Exam
  • New Quizzes
  • Creating and Managing Student Groups
  • Rubrics
  • Using Peer Review
  • Exploring the Canvas Teacher Mobile App
  • Managing Peer Review
  • Potpourri  - Tips and tricks and the backlot tour
  • Google & Canvas - Two Greats Tools That Play Nice Together
  • Canvas - Using the Google Collaboration Tool
  • Journaling with Canvas and Google
  • Grading with the Canvas Teacher App on the iPad

Other Topics:

  • Live Polling in the Classroom
  • YuJa Video Recording, Editing Video Quizzing, Commenting & Analytics
  • Instructional Technology Boot Camp
  • Google Drive - Managing, Sharing, Commenting & Notifications
  • Google Drive Basics
  • Using LockDown Browser and Monitor for Remote Assessment
  • Setting Up Zoom Pre-Assigned Breakout Rooms
  • Flipgrid & Canvas Video Discussions & YuJa In-Line Video Commenting
  • Introduction to Nearpod


Sample Courses

  1. Sample Online Course
  2. MGMT 553 Big Data Management, Instructor: TJ Barron
  3. PHIL 281 OL, Topics in Ethics: Virtue Ethics, Instructor: Bernie Cantens
  4. REL 225 Pilgrimage - Searching for God in a (Post)Modern World, Instructor: Denton-Borhaug
  5. MATH 107 Elementary Statistics, Instructor: Michael Fabroni
  6. HLAT 878 Psychosocial Issues in AT, Instructor: Jenn Ostrowski
  7. HLAT 813 Research Methods, Instructor: Jenn Ostrowski
  8. PSYC 373 Contemporary Work-Life Challenges, Instructor: Robert Brill