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Preventing Plagiarism in Online Learning

Preventing Plagiarism in Online Learning

Now more than ever, it is important to promote and enforce academic integrity. Online learning has opened doors for many and has changed the way people think about education. Although it has also raised the possibility of plagiarism and academic dishonesty, this should not be a deterrent from online teaching or learning. The Western AssociationRead more about Preventing Plagiarism in Online Learning[…]

UW, other universities, join Coursera to offer Free and Low-Cost Online Courses

UW, other universities, join Coursera to offer Free and Low-Cost Online Courses

An article in today’s Seattle Times announces that the University of Washington along with nine other universities will be partnering with Coursera, an online start-up that specializes in offering free online university courses to anyone that wants to take a class. We’ve blogged about Coursera recently when the start-up first launched with its new businessRead more about UW, other universities, join Coursera to offer Free and Low-Cost Online Courses[…]

UW to begin Campus-Wide Rollout of Canvas LMS

UW to begin Campus-Wide Rollout of Canvas LMS

Recently, faculty across all three campuses of the University of Washington piloted the new Canvas LMS as part of the Teaching & Learning in the 21st Century Initiative. Part of the desire to initiate this pilot involves addressing the myriad of different online tools used at the three campuses and individual departments. Currently, the toolsRead more about UW to begin Campus-Wide Rollout of Canvas LMS[…]

Annotated PowerPoint Presentations with a Wacom Tablet and Tegrity

Annotated PowerPoint Presentations with a Wacom Tablet and Tegrity

Following up on a previous tutorial, here is another way to enhance PowerPoint Presentation with annotations in conjunction with Tegrity to create a more interactive online course recording for students to view. In this example we use a Wacom Bamboo drawing tablet which lets instructors easily annotate, hand write, and draw in applications such asRead more about Annotated PowerPoint Presentations with a Wacom Tablet and Tegrity[…]