*For continued resources for online teaching visit our new COVID-19 Online Teaching Resources site: https://blogs.longwood.edu/covid19online/


The Digital Education Collaborative provides the support and structure behind the University’s commitment to academic success and pedagogical excellence through the effective application of instructional technology.

We serve as an agent for personal, professional and academic growth in a technology mediated environment. We assist Longwood faculty, staff and students with:

  • Design for learning in technology mediated environments
  • Development of resources for learning
  • Utilization of resources for learning
  • Management of resources for learning
  • Support and training for the effective use of instructional technologies
  • Evaluation of processes and resources for learning



Resources for Transitioning to Online Teaching

The resources below may be valuable to you as the Campus community has transitioned to online teaching.   Student FAQs Faculty & Staff FAQs ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Canvas Accessing Canvas Courses as an Instructor: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-12972-4152719649 Contact Methods to Receive Canvas Notifications as an Instructor: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-13113-4152719736 General Overview (navigation, dashboard and sidebar): https://community.canvaslms.com/videos/1095-canvas-overview-instructors Adding Contact Information: Creating a Page: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-13018-4152724253 Linking to …

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February 2020 DEC Newsletter

February 2020: DEC OFFICE NEWS In this edition: Quick Tip: Clean-up your Canvas Dashboard; Review of Canvas Grade Posting Policy Quick Tip: Clean-up your Canvas Dashboard The course card dashboard automatically displays  course cards for up to 20 of your favorite courses. Did you know you can quickly reorganize or unfavorite course cards directly from …

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#TechTipThursday- Longwood Blogs: Getting Started with WordPress

Authored by Jess Moore, ITC Getting Started with WordPress Longwood provides WordPress to all students as a way to create blog posts and portfolios describing their coursework and experiences here on campus.  While some professors require e-portiflos for displaying academic work, all students have access to the site, whether it be for academic or non-academic …

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#TechTipThursday- Mac vs. PC Use at Longwood University

Authored by Faith Harris, ITC Mac vs. PC Use at Longwood University When coming to the DEC, the Longwood community has the option to either check out a PC or Mac laptop. In last year’s DEC Data Report, checkouts of Macs and PCs were comparable with PCs checked out 2.4% more often.  Given that near equal …

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