Spring 2022 Newsletter (Q2)

OTL is growing! Please welcome the newest member of the team: Alan Barth, who will be the new OTL Director. He was previously over the Mobile Development Program. The department now has 5 employees who are here to serve you: Alan Barth, OTL Director Danny Young, Instructional Designer Jennifer Remy, LMS Administrator Johnny Vargas, night […]

Winter 2022 Newsletter (Q1)

Preparing for the next semester starts now! This newsletter comes out in preparation for each quarter so here are the upcoming important events for you to know about to make our first quarter of 2022 successful. Upcoming Events December 8th: Canvas Course Requests Due for January Start Classes Wednesday January 12th 2022: OTL Workshop – […]

Fall 2021 Newsletter

Starting this fall, you will notice some changes to the frequency of OTL Newsletters and events. Here are the details: OTL Newsletters will be sent quarterly. You can still view the archive of past newsletters on the website. Canvas Q & A has been discontinued. You are welcome to schedule a meeting with someone in […]

September 2021 Newsletter

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” Helen Keller September 2021 Events Click above to see the events calendar and register for the different activities, or click on the links individually […]

How do I resubmit my syllabus if it got rejected?

Simple Syllabus has an approval process, which requires your Program Director and/or their designated assistant to approve your syllabus. If they see changes that need to be made, they may “reject” your syllabus and send it back to you for further editing. Log in to Simple Syllabus or to your Canvas course (wherever you were […]

August 2021 Newsletter

We’re preparing for a new school year and hope you have had a wonderful summer. Leading up to the new school year we will have an OTL webinar focused on finalizing your Canvas course(s). Upcoming Events Register for webinars on the Bridge Training Calendar. Syllabus Completion Deadline: Monday August 2nd Canvas Q & A: Friday […]

Add Students to Canvas Course

Login ID or Email Copy/paste the student’s email addresses from Northstar straight into Canvas when you select “Add People.” Click “Login ID.” Canvas will find the student’s account using their email, and you’ll be all set. Northstar ID Copy/paste the student’s SIS id from Northstar straight into Canvas when you select “Add People.” Canvas will […]

Transparent Assignment Design

Transparent Assignment Design is a process of making sure students understand the Purpose, Task, and Criteria of assignments and activities they engage in for your class. Using this outline, you can redesign existing assignments to be more transparent and help students know your expectations. Purpose What skills and knowledge will students gain by doing the […]

Org Chart Testing

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July 2021 Newsletter

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is a quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’ Mary Anne Radmacher It’s a new fiscal year! Thanks everybody for reading our newsletter over the past year. This month we are highlighting PACE plans in Canvas and Transparent Assignment Design. We hope […]