Blog post: Three teaching principles for inclusivity

Dr Miranda Melcher from City, University of London gave a recent presentation at the University of Kent’s Digitally Enhanced Education Webinar series. Here are her three key principles for support inclusivity and examples of implementation. You can listen to her full talk here and see more of…

Blog Post: Canvas Quizzes are changing

New Quizzes is both a redesign and an improvement on the underlying system that replaces the current classic Canvas quizzes in July 2022. Canvas sees this change as providing a “new assessment engine that leverages modern technologies, enhanced features and workflow improvements“.  New functionality includes:  New and improved question types  Improved…

Blog Post: Important Changes to Turnitin

There are currently two integrations between Canvas and Turnitin, the ‘old LTI’ and the ‘Plagiarism Framework’. The Teaching and Learning Academy (TLA) will be removing the ‘old LTI’ from Canvas in August 2022.   This will co-inside with the removal of Turnitin’s Feedback studio where student feedback can be provided via Turnitin. Staff will need to use Speedgrader in…

Blog Post: Recent Assessment and Feedback Developments in Canvas (Staff)

This blog post will concentrate on two new assessment functionalities, which are small in themselves but offer a creative opportunity to rethink how we connect students with their feedback.   Annotation assessment type  The first is a new assignment type that allows your students to analyse and…
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