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james_whalley
James Whalley
Rank:
Community Coach
Title:
Senior Instructional Design Technologist
Joined:
Aug 23, 2018 9:55:01 AM
Posts:
195
Solutions:
31
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198
Bio:
James Whalley is a senior instructional design technologist in the Center for Teaching Innovation. Prior to joining CTI, James was the director of online education in the International College of the University of Suwon. In that role, he oversaw training, as well as course development and implementation through the Blackboard learning management system. Including his time at USW, James taught in South Korean universities for more than six years, focusing on instruction in ESL and film. James holds a bachelor’s in theater arts with an emphasis in film and a master of business administration from Humboldt State University. He also holds a master of education in instructional design from Western Governors University.

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I'd like to echo @mwolfenstein in questioning what's going on here. If Streamline the experience and reduce the cognitive load of modules is too big a lift, why did you even let folks vote for it? And...
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You may also want to check the Idea Conversation precursors, as I remember some of these same ideas that had hundreds of upvotes suddenly only had dozens of 5 stars. It would be nice to recapture all ...
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@marusak Here at Cornell, our big issue was the fact that the move from 1.1 to 1.3 meant manually redoing everything that included Google Apps as an external tool or embed without there being a clear ...
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Is there a way to actually remove these courses from the calendar though? If I have an admin looking at 100 courses a semester, the calendar is going to get crowded quickly.
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I love the idea of the Icon Maker. Upon testing though, I found that it is easy to make an icon that lacks the color contrast necessary to make it accessible. Although the accessibility checker will n...
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Most Recent Posts

Hello @MattMiddleton, Within Canvas, yes, you are correct; there is no way to bulk change Canvas Pages. As @paul_fynn and @James have pointed out, there are ways to do this outside of the user interfa...
Apr 18, 2024 10:37:34 AM
Hello @STEAMClown, What do you think about having the Google Slides embedded within a page in Canvas? That allows you to put content above or below the slides, such as links to assignments and/or quiz...
Apr 16, 2024 9:00:36 AM
Hello @tslee, I think your idea for an Assignment Preview mode (and maybe a Discussions Preview mode?) would be great additions to Canvas. Have you checked out the Ideas and Themes area of the communi...
Apr 16, 2024 8:55:04 AM
Hello @MattMiddleton, Can you describe what you mean by reformatting pages? There is currently not tons that can be done to pages en masse via the user interface, but I would like to look into this fu...
Apr 16, 2024 8:45:23 AM
@sblanc It is my understanding that Google and Instructure are still working through this to ensure the transition will be smooth for folks. At this time there is not a new deprecation date.
Apr 16, 2024 8:42:08 AM

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