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New APA Seventh Edition Modules Now Available in Canvas

Thursday, August 27, 2020 Valencia librarians have launched a series of American Psychological Association (APA) Seventh Edition modules in Canvas. These modules can be used by instructors as a supplement in any course that requires students to write assignments in APA style. APA format is the official style of the American Psychological Association (APA) and […]

Resources Available for Building and Revising Your Courses

Thursday, August 27, 2020 The Teaching and Learning team is available to support faculty as they build and revise courses as well as develop their individualized professional development plans. In addition to division-level faculty developer/instructional designer liaisons, the following resources are available for individualized support: One-to-one Pairings with a Faculty Developer/Instructional Designer Faculty developers/instructional designers reached […]

Canvas Update — Batch Edit Assignment Dates

Thursday, July 30, 2020 A Message from Geni Wright, Director, Online Teaching and Learning  Canvas has released a new feature to support faculty in editing due dates for multiple assignments at once. This feature provides a more efficient process to change due dates within a course. To locate the Batch Edit feature, go to your Assignments tab […]

Library Research Workshops Course Now Available for Students

Thursday, May 28, 2020 The library is offering a Research Workshops course via Zoom and modules to help students with research assignments. The self-enroll course offers live Zoom sessions and self-paced modules to help students with their research assignments. Each session and module focuses on a different component of the research process and provides practical […]

Canvas Update — SpeedGrader

Thursday, April 30, 2020 A Message from Geni Wright, Director, Online Teaching and Learning  There’s now an easier way to open SpeedGrader in the Grades tab inside of Canvas. To open SpeedGrader, click on the three dots next to any assignment in the gradebook. The SpeedGrader tool will appear in the drop-down menu. When selected, […]

Faculty Development and TLA Update

Thursday, April 30, 2020 The Teaching and Learning team has prepared a focused set of Faculty Development and Teaching/Learning Academy (TLA) courses for full-time and part-time faculty that will be offered for the summer term. They are: LCTS1110 Teaching in Our Learning College sessions (essential for initial Associate Faculty Certification) Digital Professor Certification courses (offered as […]

Canvas Update — Zoom and Ways to Engage Students in Canvas

A Message from Geni Wright, Director, Online Teaching and Learning As we’re transitioning to online learning, we have some new Canvas resources to assist you. Zoom and Canvas are Now Integrated and Available to all Students and Employees Valencia College now has a contract with Zoom, an easy cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, […]

Canvas Update — Compose Message Menu and Plagiarism Tool

A Message from Geni Wright, Director, Online Teaching and Learning Our office is happy to share the following updates introduced to Canvas this month: Updates to the Compose Message Menu To help users locate a course when composing a message easily, Canvas is updating the Compose Message menu. Users will have two menu displays: Favorite Courses […]

Canvas Update — New Analytics and Changes to Quizzes Tool

A Message from Geni Wright, Director, Online Teaching and Learning In the next couple of months, in Canvas, you will find updates to analytics and the Quiz tool. New Analytics New Analytics is currently an optional feature and must be enabled by instructors in each course prior to use. New Analytics will replace the current Canvas […]

Canvas Update — Upcoming Enhancements

A Message from Geni Wright, Director, Online Teaching and Learning Over the next few months, there are a couple of changes coming to Canvas. Manually Submit Attempts for Quizzes in New Quizzes Effective Saturday, November 16, 2019, faculty now have the ability to manually submit student attempts for quizzes using New Quizzes.  Unicheck Plagiarism Reporting Tool Previously, an […]