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go-to tools for previewing uploaded documents on the page and allowing inline annotations in Speedgrader, have both been replaced by DocViewer.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!
If ONE OR MORE sections you're merging in Canvas does NOT meet one of the following criteria: If your class uses I-TV, you are OK If your class meets together in the same room at the same time, and students already interact IN-PERSON with students in other sections, you are OK ...You need to take … Continue reading How to Make Your Merged Course FERPA-Compliant
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 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!
Do you like storing and managing files in the cloud? Good news! Using Canvas with Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive just got a whole lot easier, thanks to integrations we've just implemented. These integrations bring added functionality and awesome new features to Canvas for files you store in Google Drive and OneDrive. Read about what's … Continue reading New Canvas Integrations – Google Apps and Office 365
Traditional ideas of assessing whether a student understands what they've learned is a paper, a test or quiz. This doesn't necessarily address the fact that not all students think that way or organize their thoughts in that way. It also promotes the idea that students have to do things the same as others and fit … Continue reading Remixing: A Deeper Look at Audience and Outcomes
Congratulations to Liz Frey, Sean Mayfield, and Alisha Williams for being our most recent faculty innovators! They did some amazing work putting together Dr. Strangelove's America this past fall, a course you may have heard much about already. This 3-way linked course on the Cold War pulls together US History, Art Appreciation, and English Composition … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovators – Liz Frey, Sean Mayfield and Alisha Williams
We are excited to award the newest Faculty and Staff Innovator Award at CC to none other than Joan Rogerson. As Program Coordinator for the Student Job Center, Joan's work supporting the center and helping place students into jobs both on and off campus has enormous impact on the success and future of the students they … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Joan Rogerson
The Human Resources Department at Centralia College is another recent recipient of the Faculty/Staff Innovator Award. They are a four person team consisting of Vice President of Human Resources & Legal Affairs, Julie Ledford (Huss), Assistant to HR Director and Benefits Manager, Tammy Remund, Executive Assistant to the VP of HR, Candi Fetch, and HR Consultant, … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovators – Centralia College HR Department
Alisha Williams is an awardee of the Faculty/Staff Innovator Award at Centralia College. She is in her third quarter teaching English composition as an adjunct instructor for Centralia College. For her first English 102 course, she said she "really wanted something fun that also provided a context for writing." So, she "decided to use a … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Alisha Williams