3 Important Trends in Course Evaluations

Dec 7, 2016
By Julie Fulgham

Course evaluations are an important part of your Canvas learning ecosystem, and they must continue evolving in order to keep up with the latest developments in instruction and student approach. Your course evaluations should reflect how your students are experiencing instruction in the classroom and in Canvas. Here are three teaching trends you can (and should) add to the way you request student feedback.

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Canvas and Harvard H2O: a Match-Made in (Online Learning) Heaven

Nov 29, 2016
By H2O Blog

Learning management system Canvas has been adopted by several of the schools at Harvard University, Harvard Law School included. Canvas makes classroom management tasks simple, such as messaging students, and it also makes a great fit with H2O.

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Canvas + Your SIS = Streamlined Integrations

Nov 28, 2016
By Oxana Jurosevic

Administrators around the world dream of a magical button that connects their education solutions into one harmonious ecosystem, while teachers long for a seamless student-performance data-synchronization solution. In recent years, integrations have become the mission-critical feature set for all education solution providers—so why is such a solution so hard to implement?

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Want Lower Drop Out Rates? Use Video: Part 2

Nov 4, 2016
By Jared Stein

In last week’s Canvas blog post, our research identified a connection between video use in large higher ed courses and course completion rates. (If you haven’t read that post yet, we suggest you pause and go read it here). This week, we’ll show you what we learned about social connectedness and student engagement as we explored that connection.

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The LMS Ecosystem Now Includes Video Conferencing

Oct 31, 2016
By Pat Cassella

For more than 16 years, IDSolutions has designed and implemented audio-video solutions for the classroom. We help instructors use video more effectively for virtual field trips, distance learning, lecture capture, and dozens of other creative applications of video-enhanced learning.

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Want Lower Dropout Rates? Use Video: Part 1

Oct 24, 2016
By Jared Stein

A new study on video in Canvas revealed something that seemed too good to be true: Canvas courses that included video had lower attrition rates than Canvas courses without video. Learning researchers like Richard E. Clark have strongly argued that video itself, like any medium, does not directly impact student outcomes such as grades, but in our study we discovered video having an unexpected outcome—retention!

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3 Important Trends in Course Evaluations

Dec 7, 2016
By Julie Fulgham

Course evaluations are an important part of your Canvas learning ecosystem, and they must continue evolving in order to keep up with the latest developments in instruction and student approach. Your course evaluations should reflect how your students are experiencing instruction in the classroom and in Canvas. Here are three teaching trends you can (and should) add to the way you request student feedback.

read more

Canvas and Harvard H2O: a Match-Made in (Online Learning) Heaven

Nov 29, 2016
By H2O Blog

Learning management system Canvas has been adopted by several of the schools at Harvard University, Harvard Law School included. Canvas makes classroom management tasks simple, such as messaging students, and it also makes a great fit with H2O.

read more

Canvas + Your SIS = Streamlined Integrations

Nov 28, 2016
By Oxana Jurosevic

Administrators around the world dream of a magical button that connects their education solutions into one harmonious ecosystem, while teachers long for a seamless student-performance data-synchronization solution. In recent years, integrations have become the mission-critical feature set for all education solution providers—so why is such a solution so hard to implement?

read more

Want Lower Drop Out Rates? Use Video: Part 2

Nov 4, 2016
By Jared Stein

In last week’s Canvas blog post, our research identified a connection between video use in large higher ed courses and course completion rates. (If you haven’t read that post yet, we suggest you pause and go read it here). This week, we’ll show you what we learned about social connectedness and student engagement as we explored that connection.

read more

The LMS Ecosystem Now Includes Video Conferencing

Oct 31, 2016
By Pat Cassella

For more than 16 years, IDSolutions has designed and implemented audio-video solutions for the classroom. We help instructors use video more effectively for virtual field trips, distance learning, lecture capture, and dozens of other creative applications of video-enhanced learning.

read more

Want Lower Dropout Rates? Use Video: Part 1

Oct 24, 2016
By Jared Stein

A new study on video in Canvas revealed something that seemed too good to be true: Canvas courses that included video had lower attrition rates than Canvas courses without video. Learning researchers like Richard E. Clark have strongly argued that video itself, like any medium, does not directly impact student outcomes such as grades, but in our study we discovered video having an unexpected outcome—retention!

read more