Monthly Archives: August 2017

Get students back on track early

You can help your students get back on track by quickly and easily identifying students at risk in MyUni. The data in your course is easy to access and shows you how and when your students use MyUni. With Semester 2 census date approaching this data can help inform your early intervention processes. If you […]

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Simpler eMarking with new Canvas Teacher app

To make marking online easier Canvas has released the new and free Canvas Teacher app. The strongest feature of the app allows you to hand-annotate assignments with your mobile devices. Instructors are already using the new app and have reported that it’s a big improvement on the old Speedgrader app. The new Canvas Teacher app replaces […]

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Managing student groups made easy

Instructors are using self sign-up groups in MyUni to enable students to manage their own group membership. Students can join the relevant group and change their group if needed. This removes the instructor’s need to manage student movement between groups especially during the early parts of the teaching period. Tip: if you want to prevent students […]

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Did you know?

Your students can now generate originality reports for draft assignments in Turnitin from MyUni Canvas. Students can join the course to upload draft assignments for checking. Handy hint: you can also use this course to check your own documents Rather than extending due dates on an assessment for all students and impacting your analytics, you […]

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Cheryl shares her experiences using ALP

Following up from Cheryl’s recent creating an Open Classroom community blog article, we caught up with Cheryl to chat about her experiences using the Active Learning Platform (ALP). Cheryl shares her valuable insights from the Semester 1 ALP case study group. How using ALP in Cheryl’s lectures helped with student results—with examples of positive feedback […]

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See how students are engaging with your course

If you’d like to see how your students are engaging with your course, you can easily access student context cards or drill deeper with Student Analytics. Student analytics shows you: activity by date communication submissions grades This allows you to identify varying levels of student engagement – at a class or individual level. See the […]

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Who’s viewing your lecture recordings?

Echo360 lecture recording statistics quickly shows you how many students are viewing the recording of your lectures. Go to the Echo360 component of your course and click on the Analytics option. You can see a wealth of information about how students are engaging with your course content.   You’ll see a graphical representation of your […]

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Echo360 ALP – peer request for open classrooms

Guest blog by Dr Cheryl Pope Do you want to use Echo360 Active Learning Platform (ALP) in your lectures? Unsure how to start? I believe that moving from theory to practice is a concern for many lecturers. Certainly, several have expressed this to me. I would like to see a community of ‘Open Classrooms’ at […]

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Canvas Community: collaborate, share ideas and shape future direction

The Canvas Community is more than just the home of your Canvas guides. The Community is an active global network of fellow users who want to make Canvas better. This gives you access to an empowered user community—and you can join voices with others across the globe to interact directly with the Canvas team. You […]

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Are you assessing multimedia submissions in your course?

Arc is now available in our suite of MyUni multimedia tools to allow instructors and students to collaborate through video and audio media. The University has a limited number of Arc licences available with priority given to courses that meet specified conditions. You can find more details about Echo360, the Canvas media tool and Arc […]

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