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Tips & Tricks - August 2016 - Desire2Learn

Aug. 1, 2016

It’s been a long summer and remembering how to use tools in D2L might seem foreign! Fear not, if you need a quick refresher on uploading content, emailing students, setting up your gradebook, or using the dropbox, attend a General D2L Training session listed below. If you’d like assistance on...

Tips & Tricks - March 2016 - 7 Helpful Hints

March 1, 2016

In thinking broadly about integrating technology, sometimes it can be a bit daunting or overwhelming… Where do I start? What technologies are out there? What if something goes wrong? Here are our 7 Helpful Hints to keep in mind as you start to dabble with integrating technologies into your teaching...

Tips & Tricks - February 2016 - Collect Feedback

Feb. 1, 2016

Even though it’s only February, now is a good time to start planning to collect some mid-semester student feedback. Try asking students a few open ended questions like what has most helped their learning, what has not helped their learning, and what suggestions do they have going forward. For larger...

Tips & Tricks - January 2016 - Do Active Learning

Jan. 1, 2016

For this new year, whether you're vowing to try new things or to get back to the basics, here are a few non-techy ideas to spice up your courses. You've probably heard the term active learning and it might sound a little daunting or chaotic. Yet, the most used definition...