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Circles of Innovation: CARE Track Acing Assessment in Canvas

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Retrieval Practice Featured in in the book Make It Stick and supported by quite a bit of research….Retrieval practice is a learning strategy where we focus on getting information out. Through the act of retrieval, or calling information to mind, our memory for that information is strengthened and forgetting is less likely to occur. Retrieval practice is a powerful tool […]

Acing Assessment

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    The content above was created in H5P, a free tool for creating and sharing online content. If you are looking for a fun free tool to enhance presentations delivered in Canvas or Online, you might want to check it out. Pedagogical Considerations What is Retrieval Practice? Featured in in the book Make It […]

The Instructuregogy Wheel: Assessment

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Plagiarism Checker – The Unicheck plagiarism checker has been enabled in Canvas to allow instructors and students to check papers for similarity and originality.  This video walks through how to enable the Unicheck option in Canvas assignments and how to access and interpret the reports that it generates. First Fives – What are you doing during the first five […]

A Flipped Lesson: Fusing a Video with a Formative Assessment

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The following post is a part of the Flipped Classroom series from the 2015 Summer Destination Program:  Special thanks to Nicolas Navarro for submitting an example of a flipped lesson that he has prepared to teach geometry and unit conversions to students in his Developmental Math class. The basic idea of flipping a lesson is […]

The Student Assessment of Instruction (SAI) Overview

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If you would like a PDF version of this document, click here. Each term students complete the Student Assessment of Instruction (SAI) online through CoursEval—this is Valencia College’s course evaluation survey, allowing students to provide feedback related to their experiences in our classes. Students are able to take this survey on their computers, mobile phones, […]

Classroom Assessment Techniques

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  Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers, 2nd Edition Thomas A. Angelo, K. Patricia Cross ISBN: 978-1-55542-500-5 This revised and greatly expanded edition of the 1988 handbook offers teachers at all levels how-to advise on classroom assessment, including: What classroom assessment entails and how it works. How to plan, implement, and analyze assessment […]

Flipping for FlipGrid

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Thank you for attending my presentation at TESOL 2019. As promised, here is the outsourced memory for our session. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to send me an e-mail or hit me up on Twitter. What is Flipgrid? Flipgrid is an easy-to-use video response platform where educators can have online video discussions […]

Circles of Innovation On Demand

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So, perhaps you got an email, heard from your Dean or a colleague, or maybe even just saw it on the Circles of Innovation website, and you are wondering “What is Circles of Innovation on Demand?” Well this year, based on feedback from faculty, the Circles team is trying out a new on-demand model of […]

How Ready are You to Teach Online in Canvas?

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Are you prepared to teach online courses in Canvas?  Take this Canvas Online Teaching Readiness Self-Assessment to see for yourself.  At the end of the survey, you’ll receive links to resources related to each of the questions.  This survey is being used in the Boot Camp for Online Instruction PD course.  You can also download and import […]

Evidence-based Teaching Strategies in Canvas

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Here is a resource in Canvas Commons with some examples of brief, research-based teaching strategies implemented in Canvas, such as: transparent assignments, minute papers, values affirmation, social belonging, goal setting, student testimonials, nudges, discussion protocols, wrappers, and midterm student feedback.   You can preview this resource here. Evidence-based teaching refers to teaching strategies and principles for which there […]

Bricks, Clicks and Teacher Tricks for Engaging Gen Z

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Thank you for coming to my session today at the BJ Moore Center for Faculty Innovation. As I noted in the presentation,  this page is your outsourced memory for the session. Feel free to take any of these ideas and remix them and share them as you see fit. If you would like to contact me, please […]

CARE Intervention: Resources & Support

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The other day while attending the CARE track, they shared some really neat documents and ideas. And with their permission, I am now sharing them here on circles. For example, here i s a link to 60 Formative Assessment Tools CARE Faculty have many resources and tools available, both campus and college wide.  To support […]

Appy Hour

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Welcome to “Appy Hour” This fast-paced session is designed to showcase a variety of Apps, LTI’s, and Extensions that can help you to better engage your students, reduce your workload, and improve your teaching in Canvas. App Magic Arthur C. Clark’s Third Law – “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” Technology today is coming […]

Learning Day 2018: Bricks, Clicks and Teacher Tricks

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  Hello and Welcome! We hope you enjoyed our presentation at Learning Day 2018. As promised, here is your outsourced memory for our session. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact either of us. James May  and  Sharon May We started today with a creativity challenge. How did you do? Did you have […]