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VR & U

At TEACHx, we featured a “technology petting zoo” with some new technologies we thought people might like to put their hands on, like a...
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Important Changes Coming to Turnitin in Canvas for Fall 2016

Updates are being made to Turnitin, the plagiarism detection tool in Canvas. The way you create Turnitin assignments in Canvas is changing. Turnitin is retiring...
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SpeedGrader has a new look!

This weekend, SpeedGrader in Canvas got a fresh new look. The updated interface makes it easier to get back to the gradebook, mute an assignment,...
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Join Our Teaching & Learning Communities

Learning Communities at Northwestern Northwestern Information Technology’s Faculty Support Services supports creativity and innovation in teaching and learning through the incorporation of Canvas and...
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Lessons Learned from Being an EdTech Fellow: Karrie Snyder

During the 2015-2016 academic year, more than 20 instructors participated in the Educational Technology Teaching Fellows (ETTF) program. This is part of a series of blog posts about...
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Explore Lynda.com

Do you need to brush up on photo retouching or your spreadsheet skills? Have you been curious about design thinking and want to learn more? Maybe...
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Northwestern Learning Apps makes installing apps in Canvas easy

Northwestern recently launched the Northwestern Learning Apps to help you extend the possibilities of Canvas. The great thing about Northwestern Learning Apps is that...
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Northwestern Hosting Regional CanvasCon Event

Please join Instructure for the 2016 CanvasCon being held here at Northwestern University on August 31, 2016. CanvasCon is a one-day, regional event that...
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Active Courses by Quarter

We’d like to share some stats with you about Canvas usage on campus. Here’s how many courses have been actively used per quarter since Fall...
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Making Your Courses Accessible to All

The era of digital learning is here and technology has established itself as an integral component of the learning process. Students now have access...
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