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CTL Updates for April 25, 2022

Check this week’s post which highlights upcoming professional development related to investing , online classroom immediacy and the free, online 2022 Learning Innovations Conference presented by ILCCO and NILRC. topic of discussion: The ways technology functions and institutional implementation.

MVLA: Adding Colors to Your Canvas Palette – Additional Tools for Teaching and Assessment in Canvas

Participants will be exposed to various technologies that they can use to improve student learning and make information more accessible to students through their Canvas courses. This MVLA course will focus on providing faculty with information and strategies that may be used to improve their Canvas courses. You can register through MVConnect . For more information, contact Jim McIntyre at 708-608-4059 or

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CTL Updates for January 10, 2022

Check out this week’s CTL post, which highlights:
-CTL Virtual Appointments Available
-5 essential tasks to have your class ready for the start of the term
-Upcoming Professional Development Resources and Opportunities
-Helpful resources for the new semester

MVLA: High Priced Textbooks

This six (6) week asynchronous course highlights options for saving students money by replacing expensive textbooks with low-cost or no-cost options. Along with library resources and other cost saving measures, participants will explore open educational resources; class resources that are freely available to students and freely editable by faculty. It also provides an opportunity to explore these textbook alternatives, plan for integrating this material into courses, and identify and develop effective strategies for presenting this new content.