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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 […]

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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 […]

Design Basics for Attractive Online Classes

FIU Online’s monthly Instructor Webinar series explores relevant instructional strategies and effective ways to use technology in an online classroom. The “Cozy up Your Course” webinar provided instructors with best practices and common pitfalls of boosting the visual elements of the Canvas classroom. You can catch the full recording here.  Instant Replay: Non-Designer’s Guide to Visual […]