Design Tools

Creating an engaging and useful Canvas home page In 2018, Canvas launched a tool faculty can use to develop more advanced design aspects in course creation--it's not very pretty, even four years later, but it can be useful if you're willing to dive in and explore. Here is a home page for an asynchronous online …

Using Hypothesis in your classroom

Downloadable Session HandoutDownload Active reading is an essential skill for students to master, especially in higher education. Your students should not just be memorizing things, but synthesizing ideas with other ideas, including their own, to develop new concepts and deepen or problematize narratives already in play. In the literature classroom, and in the writing classroom, …

Can you buy into Baltimore? A data dashboard for renters

Visit the Tableau Dashboard We know that homeownership is a path toward stability and building wealth, so how can we provide renters with concrete ways to think about owning? How can we connect renters with innovative resources that make the prospect of ownership more possible? How can we give current renters the confidence to pursue …