Teaching & Learning

Information about Canvas, educational technology, instructional design, online education, multimedia, and surveys.

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Canvas for Students

Includes information on Canvas, AU's learning management system, for users in a student role.

Course Evaluations

Includes information about AU's online course evaluation system, EvaluationKIT

Articles (19)

Adding a Caption Track to a Video on Google Drive

Caption files are important for videos so that those with hearing impairments can still follow along with the content. This article gives instructions on how to upload caption files to videos on Google Drive.

Adding Captions with Screencast-O-Matic

A short tutorial on how to caption a video using Screencast-O-Matic

Adobe Acrobat PRO DC Action Buttons

This is a tutorial on how to add action buttons in Adobe PDF that save data that has been entered into the PDF.

Canvas Video Conference Tool: BigBlueButton

This tutorial will go over how to navigate to Cavas's Conferencing tool (Big Blue Button), getting started with Big Blue Button and what sort of tools are available for the conference.

Converting Video files to MP4 for Free using Any Video Converter

Any Video Converter is a free tool that can convert video files to MP4. After downloading the program, it's a matter of dragging and dropping the files you wish to be converted, selecting the output as MP4 and pressing the convert button.

Creating Surveys with QuestionPro

A survey is not worth giving unless you’re going to do something with the data and QuestionPro is a tool that gives you a lot of power to analyze your results. This article covers the creation, distribution, and analysis of surveys using QuestionPro for research, student work, and university business.

Google Chromebook Signing In/Out & Guest Browsing Mode

Signing in to a Google Chromebook using your AU Gmail account gives you access to your Google Drive, allows you to download & upload files, and use G Suite Apps such as Google Docs or Google Slides. It's very important that you sign out of the Chromebook after you are finished using it. The Chromebook does have a Guest Browsing mode that lets you browse the web but won't let you access any of the files. Don't forget to sign out when you are finished using the Chromebook.

Google Meet: Screen Sharing & Misc. Settings

This is a tutorial on how to share your screen in Google Meet and miscellaneous conferencing options that are available to the user.

Google Meet: Setting up the Video Conference & Tips

This is a tutorial on how to set up the mic and camera for a Google Meet and some helpful tips on how to be successful with the technology.

Google Slides: Audience Q&A

The Google Slides Presenter View has many Audience Tools, such as allowing the presenter to ask questions, the audience to ask questions, allows questions to be voted on and allows questions to be shown live during a presentation. These Audience Tools allow for a more engaging presentation for the audience.

Google Slides: Poll Everywhere Add On

Poll Everywhere can be added to Google Slides as an Add On via Google Chrome browser. This allows Poll Everywhere Activites to be added directly into Google Slides Presentations.

Introduction to Google Meet Video Conferencing

Introduction to Google Meet, the features it has, and how to create a video conference using Google Meet.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Poll Everywhere Add On

Poll Everywhere can be added to Microsoft PowerPoint as an Add On via web download from Poll Everywhere. This allows Poll Everywhere Activities to be added directly into PointPoint Presentations and be presented live within the presentation. The Poll Everywhere PowerPoint Add On can be downloaded from the Poll Everywhere home page (after you have logged into your (anderson.edu) Poll Everywhere account.

OBS Introduction

This is a tutorial on the introduction to OBS studio.

Screencast-O-Matic Installation

This is a tutorial on how to install Screencast-O-Matic with the Anderson University License version.

Screencast-O-Matic: Editing & Publishing a Video

This is a tutorial on how to use the key editing features and publish a video using Screencast-O-Matic

Screencast-O-Matic: Setting up a Recording

This is a tutorial on the different options for setting up a Recording in Screencast-O-Matic.

Using Google Calendar to create a Google Meet

How to set up a Google Meet from Google Calendar

Viewing a Class Photo Roster in AccessAU Academics

Instructors are able to see a page with the photos of the entire class within AccessAU Academics.