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Rubrics in Canvas

A rubric provides explicit criteria of how students’ work will be assessed. Rubrics promote alignment between learning objectives and assessment and increase transparency between instructor and student. While rubrics are often used as a tool for final assessment and grading, they can also be used to simply highlight for students where they can improve on future assignments or assessments. The Canvas Rubric tool is an excellent way to provide clear and consistent standards for you and your students. » More ...

Survey Students to Better Understand your “Audience”

Now that the Fall 2021 semester has started, let us take a moment and acknowledge the challenges faced and overcome by faculty and students alike. Mastering a new LMS (Learning Management System) and adapting to being back on campus has proven challenging for many. One way we can help our students make this transition is to really listen to who they are as learners and as people. » More ...

Preparing for Fall 2021

Academic Outreach and Innovation (AOI) is ready to support instructors with a variety of trainings and resources to help faculty and staff prepare for the Fall 2021 semester. Announcing a new resource: Canvas Learning Path » More ...