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Canvas admins? The CSS hack that will make you a rockstar overnight

Canvas admins? The CSS hack that will make you a rockstar overnight

First off, A big THANK YOU goes out our faculty member, Patty Grandos & John Gyory of University of Central Florida for bringing this to our attention.   Expanding the size of the box for adding files to modules The default file list size is only 75 pixels tall. By adding the following code to […]

App.net or ADN or App dot Net: what is it?

App.net or ADN or App dot Net: what is it?

What is App.net?  From the developers: App.net is your passport to great applications. Use your App.net account to access a network of amazing social apps. Talk to friends with group messaging apps, share pictures and documents with file storage apps, and tell stories with microblogging apps—all while controlling your own data. Find apps you love and […]

Invisible Design Within Education?

Invisible Design Within Education?

This morning I had a post come across my info stream by designer Frank Chimero titled, “The Cloud is Heavy and Design isn’t Invisble.” Quite a nice post in and of itself. It is a responsive post to another post by Timo Arnall‘s “No to NoUI” post. The idea of design as becoming “invisible,” or […]

We need your input! 2

We need your input!

Roundtable 2013 planning is underway. Give us your ideas for presentations, roundtable discussions and keynote speakers in the 2013 roundtable planning forum. Have an idea for a Spring/Summer NWACC IT mid-year event? Post it...

Digital Learning Spaces:  Lessons from the MSc in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh

Digital Learning Spaces: Lessons from the MSc in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh

Digital Learning Spaces: Lessons from the MSc in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh  Jen Ross, University of Edinburgh Monday, April 15 Noon – 1:30 PM Seattle Pacific University Library Seminar Room Register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/digitalspaces Every course design is philosophy and belief in action.  This is no less true – indeed it may be truer […]

Implementing Electronic Portfolios Through Social Media Platforms: Steps and Student Perceptions

Implementing Electronic Portfolios Through Social Media Platforms: Steps and Student Perceptions

David W. Denton, Seattle Pacific University David Wicks, Seattle Pacific University Abstract: Over the last two decades, students and teachers, across educational levels and disciplines, have been subject to a variety of school reform efforts. Nevertheless, some instructional practices, such as portfolio assessment, persist and grow in popularity even in the midst of changing educational […]

The SCALE-UP Project: Student-Centered Active Learning Environments with Upside-down Pedagogies

The SCALE-UP Project: Student-Centered Active Learning Environments with Upside-down Pedagogies

You are invited to attend a presentation by: Robert J. Beichner, Ph.D., North Carolina State University Thursday, January 31, 1:00 – 2:30 PM, Cremona 102, Seattle Pacific University Register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/scaleup How do you promote active learning in a large classroom? Can students practice communication and teamwork skills in a large class? How do you boost the performance of […]