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Encouraging Creativity, Collaboration, and Engagement with Class Blogs - Part 2
  “The [blog] site was friendly and easy to use, especially with media and clips. It looked great [...]. More than anything, it made conversation and discussion so much better: easier to navigate, access and respond to posts, easier to find t (More)
Video Conferencing and Remote Class Sessions in Canvas
Ever wondered how to connect with your students during a cold snap or treacherous weather conditions?  Canvas has a built-in web conferencing tool (BigBlueButton) for remote collaboration, which is easy to set up and use.  You can access this tool th (More)
Teaching with a Flipped Classroom
"The part of teaching that I enjoy the most is the direct interaction with students. My main goal with flipping the classroom was to increase the quality of our limited contact time." —Prof. Britni Ratliff What is a flipped classroom? The main id (More)
New from ATS -- Creative Assignments: Podcasting
Are you interested in giving your students assignments that go beyond the written word?  Would you like your students to have opportunities to practice their speaking skills, think creatively, and work with digital technologies such as sound recordin (More)
Canvas Workshop Offerings in Winter Quarter 2019
A variety of Canvas workshops will be offered in Winter Quarter 2019.  In these workshops, you can learn how to use the Canvas learning management system and other digital technologies to enhance your classroom teaching, devise creative assignments f (More)
UChicago's Canvas Survey: The Results
In Winter Quarter 2018, the Academic Technology Solutions group conducted online surveys of University of Chicago students and faculty/instructors to see how they’re using the newly adopted Canvas learning management system, what they think of Canvas (More)
Two New Workshops Available!
You are invited to attend two new workshops being offered during Week 9 of this Fall quarter.  These workshops will introduce you to advanced Canvas features that can enhance your teaching. Both workshops will be held in the back of the TechBar, on t (More)
Teaching with a Flipped Classroom
  "The part of teaching that I enjoy the most is the direct interaction with students. My main goal with flipping the classroom was to increase the quality of our limited contact time." —Prof. Britni Ratliff What is a flipped classroom? The (More)
Grading Efficiently with Canvas
You can do a lot more than collecting assignments, entering grades, and weighting grades in Canvas (see our blog post on More)
Encouraging Creativity, Collaboration, and Engagement with Class Blogs - Part 1
  “The [blog] site was friendly and easy to use, especially with media and clips. It looked great [...]. More than anything, it made conversation and discussion so much better: easier to navigate, access and respond to posts, easier to find t (More)
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