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Uplifting Assignments Spark Joy for Your Gradebook

FIU Online’s Insider Instructor Webinar series explores relevant instructional strategies and effective uses of technology for the online environment. Chicken Noodle Soup For Your Gradebook reviewed non-traditional learning activities and the process used to imagine them, in order to help you create assignments you enjoy grading. Instant Replay: Chicken Noodle Soup For Your Gradebook Grading […]


Learning Tools for Active Learning

FIU Online’s monthly Instructor Webinar series explores relevant instructional strategies and effective ways to use technology in an online classroom. The “Engage and Activate” webinar, presented in May 2021 by FIU Online’s Dr. Trina Sanders and Charles Roig, demonstrates how to use learning tools to incorporate active learning into your class. View the full instructor […]

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New Canvas Updates that Rock!

This article highlights select features that have been updated on Canvas recently. This is not a comprehensive list of updates. The full availability of Canvas Release updates are available for review.  Student Annotation Submissions Instructors can use an annotated assignment type to upload a file for students to annotate and submit directly in Canvas. Annotations can also […]

Yellowdig: Rethinking Online Discussions

Discussion activities are an important element of learning. They help build a community and foster student engagement. In addition, interactions between students promote critical thinking and a deeper understanding of course material. Moreover, instructors can establish a presence to create a welcoming atmosphere that increases student success. At the same time, traditional forms of online […]