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It's Official: Missouri S&T is moving away from Blackboard and transitioning to Canvas!

Going forward, Canvas will be the new Learning Management System at Missouri S&T.  EdTech is very excited about this change, and we're here to support you.

You can begin using Canvas immediately; To get started, log into canvas.mst.edu

Do you need  help moving your existing course content from Blackboard into Canvas? You can email, call, or visit us in the Library. The EdTech team will be in the library from 1—4PM every day for the rest of the semester. 

 

Blackboard to Canvas Transition - The Path Forward

Export from Blackboard and Import into Canvas

Miner pick chipping away at BB logo to reveal Canvas logo underneath


Blackboard will be unavailable after Dec. 31st, 2016 

EdTech encourages you to save any courses or content now!

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 Educational Technology (EdTech) 
 

TEACHING & LEARNING

Our instructional design team is committed to offering a wide range of individualized services to help you implement the best teaching practices available. We can provide:

  • Consultations on student learning, classroom dynamics, content delivery, course design, management, etc.
  • Course design/redesign services to transform an existing course to meet your desired learning goals and objectives or to address an online/blended audience
  • Teaching and educational research grants where you are paid to transform a course or investigate an academic educational research question
  • Lending library with a large number of useful resources for helping with course design and pedagogy
  • Assistance in moving course materials online 
  • and much, much, more!

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Teaching Partners Program

APPLICATION SUPPORT

We support a wide range of technologies that are used to enhance teaching and learning at Missouri S&T. Here is just a sampling of what we offer:

Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Blackboard

Canvas

G Suite for Education

Test Creation Software

Respondus

Qualtrics (surveys)

Diploma

Streaming Media

Tegrity (lecture capture)

Kaltura

Personal Response Devices (Clickers)

TurningPoint Cloud

Virtual Classrooms

Adobe Connect

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

FACULTY FOCUS

We collaborate with numerous other departments and organizations who are also committed to faculty excellence in teaching. Many activities are an active collaboration between EdTech and the Center for Educational Research and Teaching Innovation (CERTI) Clicking the link will take you to an external website..

Here are a few of the faculty-centered activities led and facilited by EdTech / CERTI:

  • Freshman Faculty Forum - We like to introduce our services to the new faculty on campus. We hope they take advantage of us as a valuable resource!
  • Teaching Partners Program Clicking the link will take you to an external website. - Teaching partners enhance their teaching through peer observation and feedback, in consultation with professional instructional designers.
  • Curators' Teaching Summit - Curators' Teaching Professors lead a series of discussions throughout the Fall semester.