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Qualtrics Dashboard Changes Coming

Filed in Miscellaneous by on March 3, 2021 0 Comments
Qualtrics Dashboard Changes Coming

Over the next couple of months Qualtrics will be updating the dashboard where you build your surveys. Here is a preview of what to expect (from the Qualtrics Support Website). About the New Survey Builder Qualtrics is releasing a new experience for editing your Qualtrics surveys. This new experience provides improvements for building surveys and […]

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Using FlipGrid with Canvas

Filed in Miscellaneous by on February 22, 2021 0 Comments

What is Flipgrid? At its most basic, Flipgrid is a video tool that allows teachers to post “Topics” that are essentially videos with some accompanying text. This is then shared with students, who can be prompted to respond. The response can be made using the software’s camera to create videos that are then posted to […]

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Accessing Portfolium through Canvas

Filed in Miscellaneous by on November 17, 2020 0 Comments
Accessing Portfolium through Canvas

Portfolium is an online software that will allow you to publish work and show it publicly.  You can create a profile, share projects, connect to LinkedIn, and showcase your skills learned at WPI.  Learn more about Portfolium. To access Portfolium, first login to Canvas. Click on your “Account” in the top left and click on […]

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Best Practices for Online and Hybrid Learning

Best Practices for Online and Hybrid Learning

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Creating Office Hour Time Blocks in Canvas

Filed in How-to, LMS, Tools for Teaching by on June 8, 2020 0 Comments
Creating Office Hour Time Blocks in Canvas

Teaching remotely can pose challenges for how to schedule traditional office hours with your students. Canvas’ Calendar tool has a feature called “Appointment Groups” where you can create a sign-up sheet for blocks of time so you can avoid Zoom “traffic jams” where many students show up at the same time for office hours. Here’s […]

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Remote Pedagogy Office Hours

Filed in In the Classroom, Miscellaneous by on April 3, 2020 0 Comments

Are you unsure how to re-imagine your successful in-person activity for use online? Are you responding to the same student questions via email over and over? Are students confused about where to find your content in Canvas?  Do you want to brainstorm strategies for keeping your students engaged and excited about learning?  We’re here to […]

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Creating Default Settings for Poll Everywhere Polls

Filed in How-to, Interesting Technologies by on August 21, 2019 0 Comments
Creating Default Settings for Poll Everywhere Polls

If you use the Poll Everywhere integration with Canvas to send participation points and grades back and forth with the system, you have experienced the pain of needing to set “Restrict to registered participants only” on each and every poll.   Now you can create a template poll that will carry forward your setting on all […]

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Tips for Using Qualtrics

Filed in Tools for Teaching by on November 7, 2018

WPI has a university-wide Qualtrics account!
Visit wpi.qualtrics.com and log in with your WPI credentials to get started. If this is your first time using Qualtrics, select the “I do not have an account” option to begin.

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