October 2019: DEC Newsletter

In this edition: Spring 2020 Courses, Updated Canvas Menu, Quick Tip
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Spring 2020 Courses
Spring 2020 courses have been created in Canvas and are available to faculty. DEC staff is available to assist with Spring course preparations including cross-listing, course copy, setting up weighted grades, course design, etc. Feel free to stop-by or make an appointment for any Spring course needs.
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Updated Canvas Navigation Menu
Beginning October 19th faculty may have noticed course navigation has been updated to improve accessibility in Canvas. Inactive menu items previously displayed as light gray. The menu has been updated to include color, visual indicators, and tool tips to clarify active/inactive items. Contact the DEC for questions.
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Quick Tip: Beat the mid-semester slump with Poll Everywhere
Poll Everywhere is an easy-to-use software to interact with classes and gather live, second-to-second feedback. Students can participate via mobile device and provide responses to help drive lectures, guide review sessions, or simply enhance discussions. Contact the DEC today to join the Longwood University PollEverywhere account.
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Thank you,
DEC Team

The DEC proudly supports Longwood University faculty, staff and students in the use of educational technology resources. Contact us today!

Visit: Ruffner 136 | Call: x4332 | Email: dec@longwood.edu |

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