Canvas Grade Fix

Published on: Author: Becky Parton

written by Ryann Shelton … Are you wondering how your students know the highest and lowest grades you assigned for a particular assignment in your courses? It’s a feature in Canvas. The good news is that you have the option to turn this feature on or off! To hide the grade distributions, log into Canvas,… Continue reading

PRESTO – It’s Here!

Published on: Author: Becky Parton

written by Dr. Becky Sue Parton … We have launched a self-paced course for anyone new or semi-new to online teaching and invite you to explore this exciting resource.  It is called PRESTO – Preparing Researchers, Educators, & Scholars for Teaching Online! The PRESTO journey will equip you to craft and conduct an online course. The… Continue reading

A Free Online Graphing Calculator

Published on: Author: Becky Parton

written by Ryann Shelton … Calling all instructors of science, mathematics, engineering, and others who utilize calculators! When I was in high school, I named my graphing calculator Callie. Get it? It was silly, but I loved that calculator. You can probably guess which one it was. As a high school math teacher, I collected… Continue reading

Taking Your Canvas Course to the Next Level with Design Tools by Cidi Labs

Published on: Author: Becky Parton

written by Dr. John Solis … Cidi Labs Design Tools was developed to take away the heavy lifting of making your Canvas course look great in the fraction of the time.  With Design Tools, you can easily customize the visual appeal and organizational elements of content presented on your homepage, content pages, assignments, the course… Continue reading

Differentiation in Online Coursework

Published on: Author: Becky Parton

written by Cameron Torti …. Differentiation is a common tool in education, used to allow for each student’s needs to be addressed in an individualized way (Braidic, 2009). In its truest form, which is “consistently using a variety of instructional approaches to modify content, process, and/or products in response to learning readiness, interest, and learning profile… Continue reading

7 Strategies for Minimizing Cheating in Online Assessments with Canvas

Published on: Author: Becky Parton

Written by Dr. John Solis …   Maintaining academic integrity is a continuous challenge for faculty teaching fully online, blended, and traditional face-to-face courses.  Since Baylor University’s first inception of teaching in the online space with the Hankamer School of Business’ online MBA (Master of Business Administration) program and undergraduate courses from the College of… Continue reading