Tag: Assignments

Uploading Assignments in Canvas at IU

This is part of a series of articles that will appear over the next few months as part of the Go Paperless initiative at Indiana University. I’m a grad student, and I love it when my instructors ask for assignments to be turned in electronically. It saves paper, and it alleviates the hassle of printing.  IU… Read more »

eLearning with Captivate 6

Adobe Captivate 6 is eLearning authoring software, and broadly speaking, eLearning is learning online or via some electronic device.  It’s a different experience than you would have sitting in a classroom and taking notes as a lecturer gives you information.  For some, the experience is better, and for others, it’s worse.  Whatever you think of… Read more »

The (too) long path home

I’ve encountered a problem I never thought I’d have: I’m too organized. No one looking at my office (or my house) would suspect it, but all of my computer files are very neatly stored and nested, sub-folder within sub-folder. My virtual desktop is almost completely empty, save a few shortcuts. Any time I see two… Read more »

Oncourse Assignments: No more paper cuts!

A few years ago I made the decision to stop grading papers. This might come as a bit of a surprise to my Spanish students, as they still have to do homework and write research papers. What I really did was come to the conclusion that I was done with paper. I was spending way… Read more »