Digital media and research resources at the Auraria Library

Posted by Kate Miller on Jan 8, 2018 10:47:48 AM

Digital media is an excellent way to increase student participation and engagement in online courses. If you are Interested in incorporating more digital media into your courses, the Auraria library has a wealth of resources to help you find, make, and edit digital media. Here is an overview of some of the services offered:

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Topics: CU Online, Online learning, Online teaching, Digital age, Auraria Library

'I Teach Online' - Haley Perlus

Posted by Amy Arnold on Jan 5, 2018 8:58:11 AM

 

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Topics: CU Online, , I Teach Online, Faculty Story

Faculty, are you ready for the start of the semester?

Posted by Kate Miller on Jan 3, 2018 8:13:50 AM

The spring 2018 start date is just around the corner! Make sure your course is ready to go on January 16th.

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Topics: Online Classes, CU Online, Canvas, Online teaching

CU Online welcomes a new academic technologist, Bradon Lewis

Posted by Bradon Lewis on Dec 4, 2017 1:06:05 PM


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Topics: Online faculty training, CU Online, Canvas data, Academic Technology

What's coming to Canvas in the Spring 2018 Semester?

Posted by Alexander Karklins on Nov 30, 2017 8:49:06 AM

New Gradebook: Instructors are able to opt-in to a revised gradebook in Canvas. The new gradebook design is based on several years of instructor feedback and features new options for sorting, filtering, and organizing your course's grade information. To enable the feature, go to your course's settings and turn on "New Gradebook" in the Feature Options tab. This article explains the new gradebook in greater detail: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-13333-canvas-release-new-gradebook.

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Topics: CU Online, Canvas, Winter Web Camp, Online Training

Winter Web Camp and Spring Semester Trainings

Posted by Sarah North on Nov 22, 2017 10:22:48 AM

Is your online or hybrid course ready for the Spring 2018 semester? Fear not, CU Online has a lineup up of workshops and trainings starting in January to help you prepare; everything from basic Canvas training to student success strategies, we have you covered!

Visit cuonline.edu/training to register for events and to view more listings.

Winter Web Camp
January 9-12
Downtown - Lawrence Street Center, Room 1300D
‘Go for the gold’ this semester with CU Online! You’re invited to join us for our annual Winter Web Camp, featuring four days of online best practices, teaching strategies, and new technologies and tools you won’t want to miss! You may register for just one day, come for them all, or attend virtually when available. On the fourth day of Winter Web Camp, we’ve dedicated an entire day to Canvas Open Lab where you can work on your course in a quiet space, with CU Online staff ready to assist you.
Check out the Winter Web Camp website for the full schedule and to register! cuonline.edu/wwc

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Topics: Online faculty training, CU Online, faculty training, Winter Web Camp, TA training

Welcome Back Crystal

Posted by Kim Penoyer on Oct 31, 2017 1:17:00 PM

CU Online would like to welcome back Crystal Gasell to the team as the special projects manager! After returning from traveling abroad, Crystal is back with a fresh perspective that will help CU Online continue to advance our mission of helping students succeed from curiosity to career. Currently, Crystal is working on three key projects. First, she will be working with the Office of Information Technology's identity management team to implement social login. Social login will be used to better align marketing efforts and reduce password fatigue. Secondly, she will be researching and implementing a CRM system used to track marketing, recruitment, and retention efforts of our online program. Finally, Crystal will be working with Yvonne Hall to improve and redesign the CU Online marketing website. Please welcome Crystal back when you see her! 

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Topics: CU Online, CRM, Social Login, Marketing, OIT

New Accessibility Checker in Canvas

Posted by Kate Miller on Oct 30, 2017 3:16:47 PM

The Rich Content Editor Accessibility Checker assists instructors and course designers to maintain accessibility requirements in Canvas content. The Accessibility Checker is located in the Rich Content Editor menu bar. Depending on the size of the browser window, users may have to scroll the menu bar horizontally to view the Accessibility Checker icon.

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Topics: CU Online, Canvas, Accessibility

Designing Effective Discussions

Posted by Sarah North on Oct 2, 2017 9:31:46 AM

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Topics: CU Online, Discussions, Instructional Design, faculty training, Designing Effective DIscussions,

Have you visited the CU Online Creation Station?

Posted by Amy Arnold on Sep 25, 2017 2:18:21 PM

The Creation Station is up and running and ready to help you make high quality videos for your classroom. Since it officially opened in March, there have been about 75 visitors and counting.  The best part about the Creation Station is that it is easy to use. Faculty and staff have been coming to the Creation Station to create video lectures, course description videos, marketing videos, and have been recording one-on-one interviews with guest speakers. What videos will you make? We hope to see you soon!
 
Book time today:
cuonline.youcanbook.me

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Topics: Online faculty training, CU Online, creation station