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One of the most common requests we get from faculty at Auburn is for low-risk, high-reward active learning ideas, i.e. activities that can be easily integrated into a course they are already teaching without having to alter the course schedule. Here’s 21. <\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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Assistant Professor Jeff Kim, Building Science Using VR in the classroom does not need to be complicated or expensive. In fact, you can start a simple setup for as little as $5 per student and there’s lots of VR content free on the Internet to get you going. In this showcase, I’ll demonstrate various complexities […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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This January, the current gradebook will be automatically converted to the New Gradebook Canvas is depreciating the old gradebook on January 18th and it will automatically be switched to the New Gradebook. Grades will not be changed\/removed during the transition. Please note: This does not affect the student’s view of their gradebook. What can the […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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As a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA), you are no longer a student, but a faculty member. You will, perhaps for the first time, be in a position of power in the classroom. And of course, with that power comes responsibility. How much responsibility you have will depend on the role you play in the classroom: […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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A new Lockdown Browser integration is available in Canvas. New features include Lockdown Browser on iPad, early exit for emergencies, and a central panel for managing Lockdown Browser for all of your quizzes. Finally, Respondus Monitor is now available, which provides automated proctoring for exams. <\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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Big changes have arrived to Zoom over the holiday break. We’d like to take a moment to highlight some of the key changes for users at Auburn. Canvas Integration Update The Canvas integration has been updated more tightly connecting the two systems. Now once integrated, Zoom will appear in your navigation bar for both you […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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Thank you all for your feedback regarding the new Course Toolkit. The Office of Information Technology has taken your feedback and begun work on Course Toolkit. Here’s the updates so far. <\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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The Daniel F. Breeden Endowed Grant Program supports teaching and learning projects that directly benefit the instructor, students, and Auburn University\u2019s overall teaching program. Approximately $30,000 is available each academic year for awards. The Breeden Grant deadline is November 12, 2018. We recently held a carousel-style workshop to help faculty begin thinking about their Breeden […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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The Canvas Student dashboard has been updated with an expanded to-do list. The “Coming Up” sidebar will no longer display for students. Instead, the to-do list will display up to seven items, and can now display items due more than two weeks in advance.<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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Many faculty have requested a way to add undergraduate teaching assistants, or peer instructors, to their Canvas course so they may interact with students. Although we have a TA role in Canvas, it isn’t suitable for these peer instructors as they could see student grades\/submissions. This new role allows you to add a peer instructor […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>