iClicker Cloud is a free in-class student response system that provides instant feedback to instructors. It can be used to promote active learning through low-stakes knowledge checks and polls. iClickers can also be used for taking in-person attendance based on geolocation.
Starting August 30, Princeton Virtual Desktops (PVD) will be the University's new solution for accessing Student Labs and other academic software. The service gives all faculty, researchers, students and staff access to a suite of software anytime, anywhere and on any device.
Princeton has a new system for the course reading list—i.e. book adoption and purchasing—called Timber. Faculty and staff will use Timber to place their book orders. Timber is integrated with Labyrinth Books, which will process all reading lists. In August '21, students will use Timber to view required course books and place discounted book...
By default all Canvas courses are visible to all Princeton students during the first 2 weeks of classes. We recommend that faculty invite students to participate in “live” Zoom class sessions while following OIT’s...
The following features and tools have been updated in Canvas for the spring '21 semester:
We have updated Ed Discussion to LTI 1.3 which allows for the roster in Ed to be synched with the Canvas roster. The update removed Ed temporarily from the left navigation menu. To bring it back in, please go to Settings and then Navigation and drag Ed Discussion up to the unhidden field.
Spring '21 course sites will be ready by November 6th, 2020. Student enrollment will be added early December.
The McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning has created a Princeton-specific guide to Canvas for faculty, staff, teaching assistants and administrators. It will give a quick and broad overview of Canvas' features and tools.