Icons for Canvas
FCDC’s Carson Campbell has designed some learning icons used in the Online Courses developed by OCAD University. They can be used to provide some visual cues and create a more organized information architecture for the course content in Canvas.
OCAD U Resources:
Download the icons in PNG and AI format
These icons are free to use and are Creative Commons Licensed CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
There was a great deal of interest in FCDC’s most recent professional development offering on Visual Plagiarism.
Here’s a round-up of what you may have missed… Continue reading
Courtesy of Andrew McAllister
Welcome to 2015! After an extended sabbatical, the Faculty & Curriculum Development Centre’s teaching blog is back in business. We’re starting the year off with a bang, addressing a discussion thread that was overheard at OCAD U’s 2015 Teaching Expo: Why is Canvas so restrictive?
More after the break… Continue reading
On Friday, January 16th, FCDC is pleased to host the second annual OCAD University Teaching Expo.
Read on for details… Continue reading
On Thursday and Friday, Nov 6-7, members of FCDC traveled to University of Guelph to attend the annual COED AGM. What follows is an imaginary Q&A to inform the OCAD U community about the meeting. Continue reading
On Wednesday, Oct 29 the second Faculty Lunchbox of the fall 2014 semester was held on ‘Juggling Responsibilities, Managing Priorities’. Unfortunately the session was a casualty of its own subject matter and few participants were able to attend due to other obligations.
What’s shocking is that instead of being a write-off, the session ultimately proved to be both valuable and exciting… Continue reading
With a grant from the national Educational Developers Caucus, the FCDC recently published SPARK, a guidebook of educational development resources for the educational developers and faculty who work in creative disciplines. Continue reading
We are into the second half of the semester and you may have noticed a few issues creeping up. In anticipation of some of the challenges that can arise as the term continues, here are a few training opportunities to help out. Continue reading
Teaching assistants are a vital component of the teaching staff here at OCAD U, so FCDC has cooked up a special certificate just for them. Read on for more information about the requirements… Continue reading
Faculty Lunchbox is back in session for the 2014-2015 year
Earlier today, FCDC held the first Faculty Lunchbox of the 2014-2015 year. Here’s a recap of what we discussed. Continue reading
It’s time to collect student feedback!
Hope you’re looking for student feedback because FCDC has just unveiled three new ways to get it. Continue reading
Carl Skelton, Still Life (Highway 401 between Renforth & Dixie)
Last week I facilitated a discussion with Graduate Studies sessional faculty. During the session, we each shared a few of our effective teaching strategies. One was field trips, which makes perfect sense considering the city we teach in. Continue reading