Guest Post: Digital Literacy in the Composition Classroom

By Matthew Young, English Instructor - Centralia College Throughout English 102 my students and I explore rhetoric—how to convince, how to persuade, essentially argument and how it works. Yes. I get to spend twelve weeks every year poking holes in the arguments of college students and sending them back to the drawing board. It can … Continue reading Guest Post: Digital Literacy in the Composition Classroom

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List of Optional Course and User Features – You Can Enable these!

Optional Course Features: Background: Canvas allows course settings to be set to ON or ALLOW. ON means it's on in every course, for everyone. ALLOW means you can choose to use it if you want to. Most optional course feature options will eventually be released into the main production environment, which means that at some … Continue reading List of Optional Course and User Features – You Can Enable these!

Box and Crocodoc in Canvas Replaced by DocViewer!

A lot of major changes coming out of Canvas this weekend. Most notably, Box and Crocodoc, Canvas’s go-to tools for previewing uploaded documents on the page and allowing inline annotations in Speedgrader, have both been replaced by DocViewer. DocViewer is directly from the Canvas people themselves, so it's easy-to-use,  has added features, and better fits … Continue reading Box and Crocodoc in Canvas Replaced by DocViewer!

Congratulations to Campus Innovator – Kelly Pannkuk!

I am excited to extend a congratulations to our newest staff innovator: Kelly Pannkuk! Kelly has worked as a custodian here for quite some time, and while custodial work may not, at first glance, seem like the most obvious place you would look to find innovation happening from the ground-up, Kelly's work is a wonderful … Continue reading Congratulations to Campus Innovator – Kelly Pannkuk!

Congratulations to Campus Innovator – Katy Rohr!

Congratulations to Katy Rohr for being a Centralia College staff innovator! Katy is one of our IT Technicians, providing support for many of the information systems integral to our functioning as a college (myCC college intranet, the Cisco VoIP phones, 25Live, and more), to our faculty and staff via her help with employee onboarding, and … Continue reading Congratulations to Campus Innovator – Katy Rohr!