Faculty Resources & Documents
For online and hybrid instruction: Regular Effective Contact Policy
Accessibility: Some of you may already know about the Ease of Access features available on Windows (PC) and iOS (Mac). Features such as the Narrator that will read the screen for you, changing the sizes and colors of pointers and cursors, changing the colors of your display, and more!
- Here’s a 9-minute video about how to use the Windows 10 Accessibility Features (published July 2020).
- Here’s a great article about Accessibility on Mac: The Ultimate Guide (published May 21, 2020).
- Here’s a well-done 7:36 video by the Web Accessibility Initiative about Web Accessibility Perspectives wherein they show exactly how the accessibility features are, “essential for some and useful for all.”
Canvas Tips with Mike Danza
How do I Create a Module?
How do I Create an Assignment?
How do I Create a Quiz?
How do I Add a Discussion?
How do I Add a Page?
How do I use ConferZoom?
Canvas Studio Overview: https://jthompson.instructuremedia.com/embed/baffe852-4b49-4866-b183-bb492429ba92
How to Embed a Video: https://youtu.be/HLq2KpgB3K0
How to Record Screen and Webcam at Same Time: https://youtu.be/zNElksXFrws
Turnitin SimCheck (Plagiarism detection)
We have integrated Turnitin SimCheck, a plagiarism detection software, into Canvas. Below are the user guides to help you and your students get started:
Here is the Instructor Guide: https://help.turnitin.com/integrity/instructor/canvas.htm
Here is the Student Guide: https://help.turnitin.com/integrity/student/canvas.htm
Proctorio - remote proctoring service
Proctorio is a remote proctoring service software that works within your web browser to monitor test takers for suspicious behavior.
Canvas Demo Video: https://proctorio.docsend.com/view/b4pasmk
Canvas Instructor’s Getting Started Guide: https://proctorio.docsend.com/view/jhwi3r3
Canvas Creating an Exam with Proctorio: https://proctorio.docsend.com/view/kk7cvme
Canvas Proctorio Gradebook: https://proctorio.docsend.com/view/9a5ryqs
Canvas Test-taker Guide: https://cdn.proctorio.com/guides/canvas/test-taker/getting-started.pdf
Labster - a robust virtual lab
Labster is a company dedicated to developing fully interactive advanced lab simulations based on mathematical algorithms that support open-ended investigations. We combine these with gamification elements such as an immersive 3D universe, storytelling and a scoring system which stimulates students’ natural curiosity and highlights the connection between science and the real world.
Here is a link to learn more including videos: https://www.labster.com/calcommcolleges/
Here is a link to upcoming webinars: https://www.labster.com/webinars/