This is a blog that contains teaching resources for McKelvey faculty and instructors as we prepare for teaching this fall.

Spring 2021 Calendar – Wellness Days

The spring 2021 does not include a one-week Spring Break and instead has three “wellness days”.  More details are forthcoming about appropriate activities on these days and days immediately following, but here’s a graphical preview.

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.  […]

Recording: Advanced Testing Brown Bag (December 4, 2020)

This brown bag was a discussion facilitated by Jason Crandall and Meghann Pytka on topics related to testing within the Canvas LMS. The topics covered included: 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.  The session recording is […]

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 […]

New Zoom Features

There was a post on the Zoom blog that might be of interest to instructors. Zoom is releasing some featured geared toward the virtual classroom. Those features include the following: The ability to create a virtual seating chart so student and others will not move around the screen Better support for deaf or hard of […]