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- Faculty invited to attend April information sessions on learning management system Canvas
Learning management system (LMS) Canvas will be the focus of six information sessions ITaP is hosting in April. Each session will feature a faculty member participating in an ongoing pilot of Canvas, a potential Blackboard alternative. Faculty and staff who attend can ask questions and provide feedback about their LMS preferences.
- Digital textbook program helps faculty member write the book on hospitality and tourism
A digital textbook publishing pilot project at Purdue helped Assistant Professor Sandra Sydnor write a book for the capstone course in Purdue’s Hospitality and Tourism Management program. The project is now seeking other participants who want to develop electronic texts.
- ScholarBridge software can help match faculty and students on research projects
ScholarBridge, software being piloted at Purdue to match undergraduate students in search of hands-on research experience and faculty members in need of enthusiastic hands to assist them, will be demonstrated at informational sessions March 24 and April 1 and 9.
- Professor implements mastery-based digital badges using Passport
After experimenting with Passport, a learning platform that uses digital badges to demonstrate learners’ competencies and achievements, Professor Tim Newby is teaming up with the Office of Institutional Research, Assessment and Effectiveness to measure the app’s effect on student learning.