Grading and Assessments in E-Learning (Concepts)

In the video below, we talk about grading and assessments. We grade students for multiple reasons: Assessment ABOVE learning (higher authorities are expecting it) Assessment FOR learning (we want to give feedback to our students learning and receive it back regarding our teaching) Assessment OF learning (we need to know what the students have (and…

Setting up test Turnitin Assignments in Canvas

Perhaps as an instructor you would like to give students an opportunity to submit a paper to Turnitin (like a rough draft) and get plagiarism feedback on it WITHOUT having the teacher being able to see it (yet) or it going into the Turnitin repository. This second part is important because if a student turns…

Using Bloom’s Taxonomy in E-Learning

Bloom’s taxonomy (as it has become) is a way of classifying educational objectives created by the educational scholar, Benjamin Bloom. This significant contribution came through his 1956 book “Taxonomy of Educational Objectives.” Krathwohl revised this taxonomy in 2002 and it is one of the main structures used for curriculum development. Watch the video below as we look…

How Students view teacher assignment feedback in Canvas (Crocodoc)

For students to be able to see any teacher assignment feedback done in Canvas (Crocodoc) it is important that they click in the correct place. If they directly select the turned-in document without first selecting “view feedback” they will simply get their old document back, no feedback. For students to view teacher assignment feedback (assuming…

Using Turnitin With Canvas for Assignments

Turnitin with Canvas Turnitin (feedback studio) is a tool for Canvas that checks for similarities (plagiarism) in student assignments as well as gives feedback in writing grammar. It is the main tool used by University of Kentucky and over 15,000 institutions. Here is a short video outlining how to make a Turnitin assignment in Canvas…