To help improve faculty-to-student communications, this term the new “Feedback Box” was made available in Canvas. The “Feedback Box” is a simple LTI plug-in that lets students send safe, anonymous feedback to professors anytime during the course. The students are able to message their faculty anonymously and confidentially to voice concerns about classroom issues dealing with culture, race, or sexual orientation and the faculty member can respond all while protecting the privacy of the student. Continue reading Improving Faculty-to-Student Communications with Feedback Box
Securely Connect to the SMU Networks
There are several options for connecting to the SMU campus network once you are on campus. To securely connect your computer or mobile device wirelessly, choose the PerunaNet Wi-Fi network, and log in using your SMU ID and password. Of course, the wired network will provide the best performance and security.
Also, if the wireless goes down in your room, please call 214-768-HELP. We can fix it, but only if we know about it.
You can find out more about the campus wireless networks at smu.edu/wifi. Continue reading Incoming Students: Tech Essentials for Living on Campus
In this month’s Canvas Corner, we look at the new Feedback Box, Webcam submissions, enhancements to New Quizzes, and the Comment Library in SpeedGrader. Continue reading Canvas Corner:
Back to School 2021 Edition
Just in time for back to school, the popular OIT Canvas Boot Camp returns LIVE and in-person. The Canvas Boot Camp is a way for faculty to get up and going using the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) with short training sessions during this two-day workshop. Continue reading Canvas Boot Camp Returns LIVE and In-Person for 2021!
Hope you are having a great summer. As we approach the start of the Fall Semester, I want to make you aware of the Academic Technology Resources site. This particular resource and complementary efforts follow Provost Loboa’s June message to faculty about the Fall 2021 Canvas teaching expectations.
Here you will find a compilation of resources provided as a quick reference for teaching-related technology. Continue reading From Your ATSD: New Resources and Training Opportunities