USU Design Tools
Be prepared to hear the term "kennethware" used not only in conversations, but also in many presentations at InstructureCon 2015. If you don't already know, Kennethware is the project name for a product that Utah State University’s Center for Instructional Design Innovation (CIDI) developed called USU Design Tools. USU Design Tools is a set of tools for Canvas that provides an easy way to build out the module structure of a course including quizzes, discussions, assignments, syllabus, themes, and template pages. It significantly reduces the time it takes instructional designers or instructors to complete these tasks.
USU InstructureCon 2015 Presentations
In addition to the Design Tools, the team at USU is presenting on a variety of other innovative and interesting topics:
|Wed 10:15||Implementing Captioning with Kaltura and Canvas||Tyler Clair||Silverado: Bobcat|
|Wed 3:15||Supercharge Your Course Development Process||Neal Legler||Hyatt: Arches|
|Thu 11:00||Ditching a Textbook: A Learning Experience||Kevin Reeve||Silverado: Bobcat|
|Thu 3:15||Using data for insight: Case studies using Canvas Data||Neal Legler, Meghan Lewis||Hyatt: Escala A|
|Thu 4:15||The Muse-K Man||Kenneth Larsen||Silverado: Silverado 2|
Two Challenges: Cards & Sneaky Selfies
In addition to the USU contingent that will be presenting at InstructureCon 2015, you can also talk to Travis N. Thurston, Elisa Taylor or Erin Wadsworth-Anderson to get your own Design Tools card, and learn more about USU Design Tools. Your challenge is to find Kenneth Larsen (creator of #Kennethware) and snap a sneaky selfie (like the one below), and post it on Twitter with the hashtag #SneakySelfieswithKenneth. The @UtahStateCIDI team will be picking our favorites and handing out digital awards.