Today’s episode is a summer session – a little shorter than normal, but covers some good visual changes teachers may see when they’re ready to open Canvas back up. Canvas has rolled out their new Rich Content Editor with some pluses and some minuses, and we also look at a service called DesignPLUS to help create a more streamlined and intuitive visual process through Canvas class design.
Brent & Tim explore some of the ways schools might work when we bring students back on campus, including classroom redesign, split schedules, and more. They also look at some of the best things you can do during the summer to step prepare for the fall semester.
With all the new technology people are trying out in their classes, it’s important to be aware of best practices when integrating them for the first time. Brent and Tim talk about the rapid changes, and also discuss the use of Canvas’ Peer Review feature.
Brent and Tim discuss the impending changes that the Coronavirus is bringing to many college campuses and consider some of the issues that come with a disaster of global proportions.
As many colleges and universities move to an online option, there are a number of things that educators need to take into consideration. We hope this episode helps guide you to smart and informed decisions.
Tim & Brent look at what happens when everybody starts hitting “Reply-All” instead of just letting things be. This leads to a conversation about e-mail etiquette and best practices. Then they jump in to some great new updates to Canvas.
Brent & Tim talk with Sue Germer, co-founder of PlayPosit. This interactive video tool helps create tons of engagement amongst students and is easy to use. Sue shares the history, how students have helped her, and unique ways that teachers are using PlayPosit.
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Brent & Tim start the new year and the new semester by sharing a number of conferences that might be of interest to EdTech minded professors. Next, they look at some tips for how to start your new semester smoothly.