Posts By: James May

Library Resources for Canvas

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Special thanks to Beth King, West Campus Librarian, for sharing these training videos which offer a variety of ways to enhance your Canvas courses with easy to use Library Resources. Creating a Library Menu Item in Canvas   Linking to a LibGuide in Canvas   Linking to a Kanopy or Swank Video in Canvas   […]

Lessons Learned: Facilitating Your Course in Canvas

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Date: Wednesday, March 28th, 2018       Time: 1 – 3 p.m. Faculty and staff are invited to join faculty members who are currently piloting spring courses in Canvas to hear the lessons learned from their experiences delivering courses in Canvas. The Lessons Learned in Delivering Courses in Canvas webinar will be live on Wednesday, […]

Open Educational Resources for Business

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Defining OER     Why use OER? Reduce costs for students Teach students where and how they can learn beyond your course Create reusable content to share Curate content from sources to create something new or custom for your needs Reduce the time to create all of the content yourself Opportunities and limits Gives you […]

Virtual Privilege Walk

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Note: This post is a work in progress. I will be back to finish it up and cite the appropriate contributors once I have their permission.  Have you ever heard of a privilege walk? Yesterday, one of my colleagues shared the idea with me. I thought it was a great conversation starter and an amazing […]

Learning Day Teach-In at Galileo School for Gifted Learning

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Today my wife and I got the opportunity to do Teach-In at the Galileo School for Gifted Learning where our daughter is in 5th grade. We will be working with the science concepts of Force while teaching students about Screencasting and Pecha Kucha. Should be fun. By the end of our session, each team should […]

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 […]

So You Think You Can’t Dance

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So, you still think you can’t dance? Let us prove you wrong with this encore session. This year we are going to learn the ChaCha! The ChaCha is a dance of Cuban origin, and there are quite a few reasons we have selected it for this year’s “So You Think You Can’t Dance” session. The […]

Making a Tabs Page in Canvas

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We have gotten some requests for how to make a Tabs Page in Canvas. If you are not sure what I am talking about, take a look at the Gif below.   Basically, you can use tabs to… improve your course design by making your course more visually appealing and look more organized. avoid using […]

Digi Know about SpeedGrader?

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Digi know we can do this in Canvas? Click this link or play the video below to learn a little more about the possibilities in SpeedGrader in Canvas. And don’t forget… Circles of Innovation will be meeting on all Valencia campus starting this week to discuss “Acing Assessment in Canvas”. If you are looking to […]

The Instructuregogy Wheel: Appy Hour

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There are so many apps available for teachers that it is difficult to summarize. We tried last month in our Appy Hour, but while sharing with teachers, we actually learned about additional apps that we are currently working on some training posts for. Listed below you will find a variety of apps and strategies you […]