We supported the School of Fashion and Textiles this week, at their annual Global Design Challenge where groups of Melbourne students collaborate with groups of Amsterdam students, in an exciting 5 hour design challenge intensive. It was really impressive to see how seamlessly the groups were able to collaborate online. Not only were they negotiating design decisions, but they were … Read More
In this playlist of 4 videos is a demonstration of how to use Google Drawings or Slides as an interactive whiteboard; Youtube Live and Hangouts on Air for video conferencing; and embedding it all to create a live online collaborative workspace in Canvas. Set up a folder for the collaborative activity and create Google Drawing and Slide files to … Read More
Using Hangouts for a live tutorial, but with a combination of bandwidth and user inexperience in handling bandwidth limitations, it ended in disappointment.
Using Hangouts on Air (HoA) and Youtube to create and distribute instructional-videos and screen-recordings.
(School of Media and Communication)
A number of requests for sessions on web conferencing came in last month through our professional development request form. This post is a collection of resources on web conferencing, to support the monthly sessions of professional development. If you’d like to attend sessions on web conferencing, see our up coming professional development events and register. What is it? Web conferencing … Read More
Many people at RMIT comment on the “improved look and feel” of Canvas over its predecessor Blackboard. Some people have requested more advice on the ways to improve the visual layout of their Canvas courses. This session will consider structuring courses in Canvas, as well as some simple improvements you can make through graphic design. Structuring a course in Canvas … Read More
Yes, it does. Canvas allows users to use Google Drive to create a collaboration with a Google Document, Spreadsheet, or Presentation. To learn more about this function read our blog on Collaboration and Canvas (Google Drive, YouTube Live and Canvas Events). Students can also select assignment files from Google Drive when uploading assignment submissions.