Category Archives: Blended Learning Showcase

Features articles and videos of interesting pedagogical techniques used by Michigan Tech faculty.

January Lunch and Learn

The first 2013 luncheon workshop, “Great Groups,” will be held from noon to 12:55 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24. Lunch will be provided to those who register by Monday, Jan. 21. Click here to register.

Michigan Tech instructors use a wide variety of pedagogical and technological approaches to help motivate and guide student groups to learn interactively.  In this workshop, you will get time-saving ideas and gather best practices from eLearning staff and experienced faculty! Prior to the event, we will provide you with short videos of faculty describing their most effective techniques. You will have the opportunity to discuss your favorite topics from these videos during the luncheon.

To ensure an accurate count for lunch, register for this workshop at RSVP by Monday, Jan. 21, or contact CTL at 487-2046. Once your register, you will receive an email confirmation, which will give you the location and a reminder about the date and time.

Designing Courses in Canvas

This video provides an overview of some design options, for easy and useful course building in Canvas. Here is what Instructure says:  “There are several approaches to course design and layout in Instructure Canvas. This presentation by Kevin Reeve of Utah State University demonstrates several of these using modules, calendar, assignments and pages as the focus for each course design. He also discusses pros and cons and has participants discuss and share their insights.”