Mar
23

Extending the Efficacy of the Learning Management System: Integrating Tools to Enhance Learning Online

Created by Ryan.Seilhamer@ucf.edu Champion on Feb 16, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017 at http://ucf.adobeconnect.com/facultyseminars

Starts at 11:00 AM · Ends at 11:30 AM, MDT (America/Denver)

 

 

 

Description

Learning management systems (LMS) such as Blackboard and Canvas provide a foundation for instructors to design online learning experiences. In recent years, the functionality of most LMSs has expanded to offer more flexibility, primarily by allowing external tools to be integrated. Tools such as Twitter, YouTube, and Quizlet have the potential to increase learners’ access to content, foster interaction with others in the community, and assess learning in diverse ways. In this session, we will provide examples of how these tools can support sound pedagogical practices, and encourage attendees to explore integrations in their online courses. Specifically, an instructor shares experiences of utilizing several integration tools within Canvas online courses.

Highlights

Participants who attend the session will learn about...

  • how the LMS has changed over time to support more robust set of tools
  • how these tools can support sound pedagogical practices and encourage attendees to explore integrations in their online courses. 

 

Resources

 

http://ucf.adobeconnect.com/facultyseminars