• SMS: A love / hate relationship

    “The thing that we are trying to do at facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently.                            ...
    Matt Meservey
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  • H5P - Free Interactive Content Creation with HTML5

    As an ex-Moodle user I still keep in touch with developments on the 'other' platform. I recently stumbled across a post in my Twitter stream that looked intriguing: I am always very interested in interactive content....
    Gideon Williams
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  • Inline Previews in the Rich Content Editor (Old and New)

    Sometimes I like to turn off the automatic embedding of YouTube videos in the Rich Content Editor. I might be jealous of the space on the web page or maybe do not want to give my students a clue about what will be in ...
    Gregory Beyrer
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  • Learning Activities - Spring 2020 Update

    Hello everyone!   It's been several weeks since my last update, and wow - things have changed a little bit. I wanted to share an update on the latest developments in the Learning Activities realm, as w...
    Lauren Williams
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  • Let Them be Little: Canvas Elementary Theme

    With recent world events turning K-12 schools and districts to online learning, we are excited to release a feature option that specifically aims to improve the experience of our youngest lear...
    Jody Sailor
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  • Badgr: Badges, Badge Stacking and Pathways......

    I will edit and develop this post to make a more structured reply but my excitement has got the better of me.   This tweet popped up in my timeline yesterday:   If you are at all interested in the use of...
    Gideon Williams
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  • Introducing Canvas to Junior Schools - Page Design, Badging, Portfolios and H5P

    On Wednesday we have our second annual Canvas Day for our Year 6 Junior school students. It is an event that introduces the students to Canvas and prepares them (in part) for more extensive use the following year...
    Gideon Williams
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  • Microsoft Teams and Canvas...

    We have 1-1 Surface Pro devices so students and staff are big users of the stylus and OneNote. Increasingly noticing an either Canvas or OneNote situation happening when ideally it should using BOTH as and w...
    Gideon Williams
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  • Course Review, Standards and Medals

    Next September will be the beginning of our fourth year of Canvas (well, 31/2 as we had had a phased launch).  I have been thinking more and more about conducting a formal audit of the courses and getting our dep...
    Gideon Williams
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  • New Quizzes as a Self Reflection tool, Mastery Grading Schemes and some frustrations with the Gradebook!

    We have set up a custom grading scheme linking Mastery style statements to points score in a Student Self Review form (disguised as a New Quizzes quiz) in Food Technology lessons.   There are 15 questions t...
    Gideon Williams
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  • Gamifying Digital Skills with Badgr Badges

    WARNING - THIS IS QUITE A LONG POST BUT IT HAS LOTS OF PICTURES! In my school we are very fortunate to have a 1-1 device model based on the Microsoft Surface Pro. All staff, teaching and support, have a device a...
    Gideon Williams
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  • Canvas not making the Grade (visible)...

    Having just delivered some PowerPoint training to students about making their presentations more effective, I thought I'd take some of my own medicine and start with a * bang * - hence the title of the piece which mig...
    Gideon Williams
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  • ChatBot

    So I thought I would try to make a ChatBot for Canvas to add to our staff EdTech Help canvas course.   I had come across a number of posts and ideas mentioning this a way back - this one in particular from Sonya...
    Gideon Williams
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  • UDOIT 2.6.3 - PHP 7.3 Compatibility!

    This release fixes a number of issues, both new and old.  A huge thanks to Erik Scull for figuring out so many of these.  If you've been having any trouble with tables, please test out this version and let m...
    tr_jbates
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  • Course Evaluation Checklist v2.0

    Canvas Course Evaluation Checklist v2.0 is Here! A few months ago, it came to my attention that the original Canvas Course Evaluation Checklist had been reviewed in the International Review of Research in Open &a...
    Deonne Johnson
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  • Stopping Intra-Class Academic Dishonesty via Discussions

    A dedicated minority of  students will always try to take shortcuts no matter what an instructor does, but some of the more cautious cheaters avoid plagiarizing on major assignments like papers and exams pre...
    dhulsey@nmjc.edu
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  • "The Future of Plagiarism Detection" Follow Up (Turnitin)

    Thanks to everyone who attended  "The Future of Plagiarism Detection" at InstructureCon 2017. Bill and I felt good about the presentation and hope the audience did as well.   For those who asked and those w...
    dhulsey@nmjc.edu
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  • Technology and App Fails

    So I'm a little disappointed in the badge collecting secret mission game. I diligently collected badges yesterday. However, after the AM keynote, things have not been so hot. I was never able to get the badg...
    Amanda Warren Marshall
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  • Wednesday AM Keynote

    Well...the technical glitches and issues of last year's conference are coming back to haunt us! ...but here are the notes I was able to procure before the mission failed....   Sheena Iyengar told us about the...
    Amanda Warren Marshall
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  • Tuesday Night Keynote

    To keep the tradition alive (once something happens once, it is a tradition, right?) I'm going to attempt to blog all my notes from our secret mission here in Colorado.    So below are my key take-aways fro...
    Amanda Warren Marshall
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