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    Syllabus guides (Canvas)

    Instructors have multiple opportunities via the Canvas learning management system to provide week-by-week course updates to students, including syllabus updates.

    Community discussion forums (Canvas)

    Instructors have multiple opportunities via the Canvas learning management system to provide week-by-week course updates to students, including community discussion forums.

    ablConnect

    Searchable database categorizing existing active learning efforts at Harvard and other higher education institutions.

    Learning Spaces Week at Harvard

    Learning Spaces Week at Harvard convened June 8 – 11, 2015 with over 200 Harvard affiliates participating in an event similar to an academic scavenger hunt. Organized by the HILT Teaching and Learning Consortium.

    Mobile (Canvas)

    The Canvas by Instructure app is the mobile version of Canvas that helps you stay current with your courses anywhere you go. Download the Canvas by Instructure app on Android and iOS devices.

    MagicMarker iOS Tablet Guide (Canvas)

    The MagicMarker app for Canvas is designed for instructors and is the efficient and effective way of recording mastery of learning outcomes in the classroom.

    Polls (Canvas)

    The Polls for Canvas app is the easy way for instructors to request student opinion in the classroom. All students need is a smartphone. Download the Polls for Canvas app on Android and iOS devices.

    Leading Discussions

    Leading discussions requires a teacher not only to have an idea of what should be covered and where the discussion should go, but also to have the skills to track and improvise on what occurs in real time in the classroom...

    The Derek Bok Center provides...

    Read more about Leading Discussions

    Online class discussions (Canvas)

    Canvas, the new learning management system at Harvard, provides an integrated system for class discussions, allowing both instructors and students to start and contribute to discussion topics.

    Event Calendar (Canvas)

    Weekly live online trainings for faculty and staff via web conference on topics ranging from setting up a Canvas site and using Canvas communication tools to engage with your students online; 

    Canvas 101 (Canvas)

    Canvas 101 is a self-directed training designed to get you up to speed quickly on using Canvas and its robust features for teaching and learning.

    Learn More (Canvas)

    Contact your local academic support staff for information on getting started with Canvas at your school.

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