Below is a text-only version of the October Faculty Commons Newsletter 

October Edition

UD Capture Migration: Your next steps 

You’ve requested UD capture migration…now what?

Find out the crucial steps to take before July 1, 2020.


Keep Calm and Teach On: 2019 recap

Nearly 100 faculty members, including many new faculty, joined Keep Calm and Teach On, the back-to-school workshop series.  Selected presentations are available online at the KCTO website.

Read on for a full recap of KCTO 2019!


Canvas navigation menu visibility: Changes coming soon

Canvas is updating its course menu navigation to include color and visual indicators to define active/hidden menu links in order to improve accessibility.

Check out the details of the Canvas update.


Canvas best practices to improve student engagement 

There is much more to creating effective online courses than simply transferring classroom content, assignments, and exams to a Web based setting. Engaging students in online learning requires mastery of both content and online teaching strategies.

Read on for some tips to consider as you design courses using the Canvas LMS!


Dear Faculty Commons: Middle States  Commission on Higher Education 

Wondering what the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) Self-Study is and what your role is?

Get your questions answered!


Students as detectives and creators: Authentic Learning Experiences in partnership with the library 

Time to read: 4 minutes

Jesse Erickson, assistant professor in English and coordinator of special collections and digital humanities, is using the UD Library’s special collections and films in his course this semester. 

Read on to learn more about HONR290: “Vampires and Dandies: Victorian popular fiction and print culture.” 

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