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  • The SoTL program is up

    Published Feb 19, 2021

    Sign up now - The first 100 registrations will receive a stylish SoTL water bottle, so hurry up!

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  • Teacher stories: "Online videos for education"

    Published Feb 12, 2021

    What is a good educational video and why should one continue to use online videos after we can safely return to an in-person meeting when the pandemic is over? In this webinar Joakim Jaldén share his ...

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  • New button in Canvas for embedding videos from KTH Play and for Media Gallery

    Published Feb 10, 2021

    Embedding video in Canvas works poorly for some browsers if the video comes from KTH Play. To solve the problem there will be two buttons for "Embed Kaltura Media" and Media Gallery during a transitio...

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  • Course room template in Canvas saves time and makes it easier for students

    Published Feb 03, 2021

    During Spring Semester 2022, a course room template will be implemented in all course rooms in Canvas. The purpose of the template is for the course rooms in Canvas to have a more uniform design. This...

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  • Call for papers - Understanding Digital Transformations

    Published Jan 28, 2021

    On 30-31.3.2021 (from 9.00-13.00 on each day), a group of Nordic researchers based at the Universities of Agder (Norway), Aarhus (Denmark) and KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) will host the ...

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  • Registration is open for the virtual SoTL

    Published Jan 21, 2021

    KTH SoTL 2021 - Learning Spaces will take place as a virtual conference March 10, 2021

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  • Assoc.Prof. Engineering Education, higher education research & development

    Published Jan 21, 2021

    Engineering education with specialization in higher education research and development.

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  • Student stories: "To study in pandemic times" (SWE)

    Published Jan 21, 2021

    Students are not a homogeneous group and the experiences of studying at a distance during the pandemic are different. But the common denominator is that the distancing is stressful in different ways. ...

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  • Canvas updates 

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    Published Jan 18, 2021

    Try a new version of "Assignments", new placement of Student View button and a simpler content editor. Here are some news that are good for you as a teacher to know!

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  • Call for papers - Research on higher education

    Published Jan 11, 2021
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  • "Follow an online student" ITHU

    Published Dec 18, 2020

    A survey of students' experiences and needs in distance studies and ideas about the development from Claes Asker and Sandra Berginge, Rethink: Kau

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  • Conference tips - Embedding and facilitating sustainability

    Published Dec 16, 2020

    European Learning & Teaching Forum February 17-18 2021

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  • SoTL conference 10th March 2021 will be digital

    Published Dec 14, 2020

    In the spring of 2021, the KTH conference SoTL- Learning Spaces will take place digitally.

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  • New content editor in Canvas

    Published Dec 08, 2020

    The content editor, the "tool" you use when creating content on pages, tasks, etc. in Canvas has been redesigned to be easier to navigate. Read more about what has changed and how you can try the new ...

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  • Video captioning in KTH Play (ENG)

    Published Dec 04, 2020

    What is good to think about before captioning video and how do you do it technically? Here you find the documentation (film and link to presentation) from the webinar.

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  • Action plan for education as of 24 Nov. 2020 until 28 Aug. 2021

    Published Dec 02, 2020

    Priorities and practical details of the new president's decision V2020-0801 on conditions for education, the rest of the autumn semester 2020 and through the spring semester 2021, are now formulated a...

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  • New tool to create and publish course memos

    Published Nov 26, 2020

    From Thursday 26th of November a new tool is available to create and publish course memos before start of the course offering. Several smart features make it easier to compose the contents and to publ...

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  • Teacher stories: "Oral examination from different points of view" (SWE)

    Published Nov 25, 2020

    In this Lunch 'n' Learn webinar, Gunnar Tibert (SCI) talks about his experiences of oral examination in several different courses. What is it like to have an oral examination on site or digitally, an...

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  • Template for examination room in Canvas will facilitate the work

    Published Nov 25, 2020

    Before all exam periods, examination rooms are created in Canvas based on a simple template. The purpose of the template is to facilitate the implementation of the examination and create a common foun...

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  • Get inspired by other teachers' course rooms in Canvas

    Published Nov 18, 2020

    We have listed four course rooms that excel when it comes to good course design. The selection of the course rooms is based in part on what emerged in an evaluation of course rooms in Canvas done in t...

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