Instructional Technology Resources

School of Education & Social Policy, Northwestern University

EdTech @ SESP

There are a variety of instructional technology services offered to SESP faculty and staff, including: Canvas course design and training, training for use of the “smart classrooms,” hybrid/online course design and support, and the exploration of new technology tools for your curriculum.

This site is intended to be a source of reference, as well as offer some inspiration for incorporating technology into your teaching practices. If you see something that sparks your interest and want to learn more, you can request a one-on-one consultation by submitting a request here.

Featured Content

Quizzes for Formative Assessment

Read about how SESP faculty are using self-grading quizzes in Canvas to provide students with opportunities to test their understanding.

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Qualtrics

Learn more about Qualtrics survey software, now available to all SESP faculty, students, and staff.

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Anonymous ("Blind") Grading

Enable anonymous grading in the Canvas SpeedGrader to reduce bias in student assessment.
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Classroom Guides

Are you teaching in a new classroom this quarter? Check out our Classroom Guides to learn more about the Annenberg Smart Classrooms.
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Featured Tools

Discover how some of these SESP-supported tools can be used in your course(s).

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Upcoming Events

June 14 - Introduction to Canvas

Wednesday, June 14
1-2:30pm
University Library, Room 2635

Build your Canvas course with confidence! This workshop provides an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and functionality of Canvas to allow you to build and support engaging courses.

Registration Required

June 15 - Grading & Assignments in Canvas

Thursday, June 15
11am-12pm
University Library, Room 2635

In this hands-on workshop, you’ll discover how much easier grading and creating assignments can be in Canvas. We’ll take a closer look at some tools in Canvas that will make you say, “I can’t wait to start grading.” You’ll learn tips and tricks on making assignments and grading easier than ever.

Registration Required

June 19 - (Virtual) Introduction to Canvas

Monday, June 19
12-1pm
https://nwuniversity.adobeconnect.com/canvastraining

Build your Canvas course with confidence! This workshop provides an overview of the basic features, dynamic tools, and functionality of Canvas to allow you to build and support engaging courses.

Registration Required