Peer Feedback with TEAMMATES

A number of us have been exploring ways to streamline peer feedback among students, and particularly within project teams. A tool that we have been using with good success in recent years is TEAMMATES, which is built using Google Apps APIs. TEAMMATES allows us to set up feedback flows so that students can give each…

Using Word to Get Feedback on Your Work

One of the most powerful tools for improving your work is to get feedback from others. And Microsoft Word allows you to get that feedback on your original document in such a manner that it is easy to separate the feedback from your writing — and to instantly make use of that feedback in your…

Check Analytics to Find “Missing” Students

If you’re wondering whether or not students are actually seeing what you post to Canvas, you can check in the Course Analytics — the button is on the top right on the course home page. You can see individual student analytics at the bottom of the report. The first thing to check is the Page…