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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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  • Lessons and tips from the Hybrid teaching seminar

    Published Nov 18, 2020

    On November 13th a few teachers tried out the format “hybrid teaching” in one of the newly updated auditoriums at KTH campus Valhallavägen.

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  • Lessons & tips from the Hybrid teaching seminar

    Published Nov 16, 2020

    Last Friday at KTH campus Valhallavägen a few teachers (following all FHM recommendations) tried out the format “hybrid teaching” in one of the newly updated auditoriums at KTH.

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  • Teacher stories: "From laboratory room to virtual lab" (SWE)

    Published Nov 12, 2020

    Ramis Örlü tells about how he carried out the laboratory work with the students at a distance, using short films in combination with quizzes in Canvas and question and answer sessions in Zoom to engag...

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  • Watch a Pechakucha about SoTL

    Published Nov 09, 2020

    This is a PechaKucha about the SoTL conference. It is a storytelling format where a presenter shows 20 slides for 20 seconds of commentary each (6 minutes and 40 seconds total). Pecha Kucha was invent...

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  • Hybrid teaching for beginners

    Published Nov 09, 2020

    Are you going to teach in classroom and at the same time have participating students and/or guest lecturers via Zoom? Then you can come on a "study visit" on Campus and try to set up a classroom with ...

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  • Teacher stories: "Practical Course Experiences of the Change in Period 4" (SWE)

    Published Nov 05, 2020

    Anders Sjögren talks about how he handled the rapid transition to distance education, which in March became a reality for all teachers. The presentation is based on the course "II1302, Projects and pr...

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  • Teacher stories: "Teaching with students being present in the classroom and online"

    Published Oct 22, 2020

    Having to manage students online as well in the classroom is a new situation for many teachers, with a lot of new challenges to make the teaching work. At the webinar, Carl-Mikael Zetterling told abou...

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  • How to moderate in Zoom - what does it entail, why is it important and how does it work?

    Published Oct 14, 2020

    Leading a web meeting or giving an online lecture involves new challenges. What is special about digital meeting environments? How can I best conduct a meeting? How should I handle large student group...

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