Welcome

Welcome to the Teaching & Learning section of the Instructional Technology pages. The purpose of this page and linked pages are to serve as a resource for faculty pointing to information to assist in the crafting of learning experiences.

Guides

There are a number of guides available covering a number of different topics including universal design for learning, using Wikipedia as a teaching tool, and using digital media. All of these guides are curated into a subject list of "Teaching and Learning" The list may be viewed at http://guides.lib.lawrence.edu/teachlearn. The individual guides are below.

  • Digital Media Toolbox - Created for instructors and students, this guide contains information about using media while respecting copyright and fair use, recommendations for managing and working through your media projects, and tools and resources you can use to create them.
  • Fostering Academic Integrity - "Cheat-resistant assignments are unique and meaningful: that is, they are specific to your classroom and designed to engage students in work with which they can connect and to which they can relate. The ideas [in this guide] on unique and meaningful assignments are adapted from Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty by James Lang and from information presented by The Meaningful Writing Project (http://meaningfulwritingproject.net/)."
  • Infographics - This guide contains a description of what infographics are and recommendations for how to use them in a class.
  • Universal design for Learning, Neurodiversity - This guide is a resources for those interested in learning more about universal design for learning (UDL), and neurodiversity.
  • Wikipedia as a Teaching Tool - This guide contains information about what Wikipedia is, how to use Wikipedia for college level research, how to evaluate individual Wikipedia articles.

Instructional Design Blog and ID Corner Podcast

Canvas Q&As

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 1:42pm
Questions have arisen during Canvas training sessions. I am listing those questions and answers here and will update as questions are added. What do I do for a student with an incomplete? We set term beginning and end dates within Canvas. Once the term passes students will only have view access of a course. If … Continue reading Canvas Q&As

Canvas Updates

Mon, 06/28/2021 - 10:16am
I routinely receive updates for changes to various aspects of the Canvas platform. To make it easier for faculty to know what has changed I will be listing those changes/updates here. I will also note which roles (FacStaff, and/or Students) are affected by the change. June 25, 2021 Gradebook Gradebook CSV Column Order Summary: The … Continue reading Canvas Updates

Canvas: Import from Moodle

Tue, 06/01/2021 - 10:23am
Moving course materials from Moodle to Canvas is fairly straightforward. The video below will help if you are interested in importing a course from Moodle to Canvas.