Virtual Brown Bag (FRIDAY, January 8): Canvas Course Templates

The McKelvey Instructional Design Team will be holding a Lunch and Learn session focused on “Canvas Course Templates” this Friday (1/8) @ 12:00pm. Topics to be covered include: Template Benefits, Template Options, Template Imports from Canvas Commons, and Template Customization. This session is primarily intended for faculty who are teaching in Spring 2021. What: Canvas Course Templates Virtual […]

Virtual Brown Bag (FRIDAY, December 11): Intermediate Zoom Features

The McKelvey Instructional Design Team will be holding a Lunch and Learn session focused on “Intermediate Zoom Features” this Friday (12/11) @ 12:00pm. Topics to be covered include: Zoom/Canvas integration, co-hosts and alternative hosts, polling, reports, and managing Zoom recordings. This is primarily intended for faculty (or AIs/TAs) who have limited experience managing and hosting Zoom meetings.  […]

Virtual Brown Bag (FRIDAY, December 4): Advanced Testing Options

The McKelvey Instructional Design Team will be holding a Lunch and Learn session focused on “Advanced Testing Options” this Friday (12/4) @ 12:00pm. Topics to be covered include: Kaltura vs Canvas Quizzes for video lecture assessment; extended time for accommodations; take home Canvas Quizzes; bonus questions; student-selected questions; and administering multiple exam versions.  What: Advanced Testing Options […]

Recording: Assessment Brown Bag (September 3)

Our eighth brown bag was a moderated discussion facilitated by Jay Turner on various topics related to assessment and academic integrity. Patty Weisensee, Emily Boyd, and Jim Feher shared their experiences with take-home tests, Zoom proctored exams, and Respondus Monitor. Jay also shared thoughts from Young-Shin Jin about using oral exams, and fielded questions and […]

Recording: Technology Tools Brown Bag (August 28th)

Our seventh virtual brown bag was held on August 28th. The instructional design team answered questions about Zoom, Kaltura, Gradescope, and Canvas. The recording is a Zoom recording that was processed and hosted in Kaltura. For your convenience, we’ve added Chapters to this recording that highlight when each topic was discussed. You can find the […]

Virtual Brown Bag (Thursday, September 3): Assessment and Academic Integrity

The instructional design team invites you to join us on Thursday for an moderated panel discussion on assessment and academic integrity. Jay Turner will moderate the discussion, with Patty Weisensee, Emily Boyd, Jim Feher, and the instructional design team serving as the panel. Each of these faculty will comment on their experiences with adapting assessments […]

Virtual Brown Bag (FRIDAY, August 28): Tech Tips

The instructional design team invites you to join us this Friday for an informal discussions on teaching technology tips. We’ll answer the questions you’ve asked in our workshops this summer about Kaltura, Canvas, Gradescope, Zoom, and classroom technology. Join us for step-by-step demonstrations or to have your own questions answered. To accommodate the McKelvey Education, […]

Recording: Classroom Teaching Technology Virtual Brown Bag (August 20)

Our sixth virtual brown bag was held on August 20th from one of the pooled classrooms on Danforth campus. During this demonstration, Emily Boyd showed how to use the pooled classroom technology to deliver a hybrid lecture to students in-person and online simultaneously. Emily modeled the use of a tablet, a doc cam, and a […]

Recording: Engaging Online Students Virtual Brown Bag (August 14)

Our fifth virtual brown bag was on August 14th. Meghann Pytka and Jason Crandall shared various tools and approaches to facilitating online student engagement, including discussion boards, Zoom office hours, and small group work. I’ve attached the presentation from this brown bag here: August 14 Slide Deck The session recording is linked below. You must […]

Virtual Brown Bag (Thursday, August 20): Classroom teaching technology

This week, Emily Boyd will be simulating a brief lecture (10-15 mins.) from a university pooled classroom in Jubel Hall. Jason Crandall will join her to act as production assistant, and there will be a few students in the classroom, as well as online to simulate the process of asking and answering questions. Following the […]