FAQ: Copyrighted Course Materials

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By Matt Borlik Wharton Computing’s IDEA Courseware Team has implemented a new policy regarding the digital distribution of copyright-protected reading materials on Canvas. All copyrighted reading materials must be distributed through either Lippincott Library’s Course Reserve system, a Study.Net-issued course pack, or–in rare instances–a publisher-specific resource. Copyrighted materials may notRead More

Increase Student Engagement With FeedbackFruits

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By Dylan Fenton With the shifting focus to an online teaching environment, you may be concerned about your courses lacking the kind of student-to-student interaction that make in-person classes so magical. That cross-pollination of ideas between students can still happen during virtual class meetings, but are there ways to createRead More

When Course Materials Appear on Websites – and What Faculty Can Do About It

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By Rob Ditto Unfortunately, faculty might find that their course materials appear on “study resources” websites like Course Hero or ULoop. This is despite the fact that websites like these have no relationship to Wharton or the University. And our content partners, such as Study.Net and Lippincott Library, don’t shareRead More

New Canvas Changes for Fall 2019

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This is the first post on the new IDEA Courseware Team Blog. On the blog, we’ll publish info about emerging instructional technology, strategies, hacks, and more. Check back often for new posts! We’re excited to bring you many changes to Canvas in the Fall 2019 semester. We think these changesRead More