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Northwestern to Showcase Learning Apps at TEACHx–May 19

Posted Date: 24 Apr 2017

Date: 19 May 2017

Graphic image of the four digital learning appsIn partnership with The Office of the Provost and the Searle Center for Advancing Learning & Teaching, Northwestern Information Technology (IT) is hosting the second annual TEACHx at the Norris Center, Evanston campus, on May 19, 2017. Northwestern faculty and staff are invited to register to attend this one-day symposium to learn from and network with instructors who are leading innovations in teaching and learning through technology.

“TEACHx is really a celebration of Northwestern’s active pedagogical investigations,” said Robert Taylor, senior director, Academic Technology Advising, Northwestern Information Technology. “We are excited to introduce new opportunities for our instructors to share their high levels of instruction and engagement with students—especially with the support of new Learning Apps for Canvas.”

Learning Apps for Canvas

Prominently featured this year is the suite of Learning Apps for Canvas, including those developed at Northwestern. Ways to use these learning apps to enhance Canvas courses for faculty and students including, promoting engagement, peer-to-peer sharing, and measures of student contributions are offered on the Northwestern Learning Apps website.

Nebula is also a 2017 IMS Global Consortium Learning Impact Awards finalist. Public voting is open until May 17. 

Learning Apps can be used at no cost within any Canvas course at Northwestern. For full descriptions and installation instructions, visit the Northwestern Digital Learning website.

Learn More at TEACHx 2017

For registration information and to learn more about the day’s events, visit the TEACHx website.

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