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Extending the Efficacy of the Learning Management System: Integrating Tools...
Thu, March 23, 2017, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
Seminar Date: March 23 at 1:00 pm in LIB-161b or online via Adobe Connect
Learning management systems (LMS) such as Blackboard and Canvas provide a foundation for instructors to design online learning experiences. In recent years, the functionality of most LMSs has expanded to offer more flexibility, primarily by allowing external tools to be integrated. Tools such as Twitter, YouTube, and Quizlet have the potential to increase learners’ access to content, foster interaction with others in the community, and assess learning in diverse ways. In this session, we will provide examples of how these tools can support sound pedagogical practices, and encourage attendees to explore integrations in their online courses. Specifically, an instructor shares experiences of utilizing several integration tools within Canvas online courses.
Session materials, recording, and presenter biographies are available at: http://dl.ucf.edu/lms