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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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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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Festival of Learning and Teaching 2017: A blended student/staff perspective

Guest post by Joel Driver I attended the recent Festival of Learning and Teaching as a staff member of the Learning Technologies Team—with the additional perspective of also being a third-year student. The chance to hear about some of the pedagogical activities from academics in a variety of fields provided an interesting insight into some […]

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Did you know?

You can choose the number of recent announcements to display on your course homepage. Some course coordinators are using this to increase the visibility of MyUni announcements to students. See more information. You can use an Active Learning Platform (ALP) quiz to measure student attendance in lectures In S1, a course coordinator asked students whether […]

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Why does Echo360 show me ‘Students to Watch’?

The ‘Students to Watch’ metric appears against each course on your Instructor Dashboard of the Echo360 ALP.  Ever wondered what this means and why it might appear so high? ‘Students to watch’ is an overall count of the number of students who fall below 60% engagement with the Echo360 ALP content in your course.  (Please […]

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Three clicks to set up new ‘Student View’!

We have a new tool that allows you to access the full student view of your course including all external tools that require student profiles—such as Echo360 and Turnitin. Until recently, you could only toggle into the student view of your course within Canvas but your view was limited to core Canvas functionality only. You […]

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Festival of Learning & Teaching 2017

What a great day had by all! Congratulations to everyone for such a successful FoLT this year. Did you miss any of our FoLT sessions? Here’s a quick overview of the Transform team presentations and the top takeaway messages from each session.    

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