Yellowdig: A Social Learning Platform

What is Yellowdig?

Yellowdig is a social learning platform designed for higher education that integrates with any LMS. Many instructors use it instead of LMS discussion forums. 

The best part is that it’s auto-graded and auto-populates grades to your gradebook in any LMS! Students achieve points through word count and participating with common social media behavior, like “liking” or “loving” a post or posting a comment on another person’s Pin. Continue reading

Creating videos using YouTube and posting in Canvas

This tutorial will walk you through creating a video and posting it on Canvas using your ASU YouTube account. These steps apply to both instructors and students.

You can create a video using any software; the most common tools are smartphones, Quicktime, Screencast-o-Matic, and many other video recording and sharing products that may be available on your home laptop. The easiest way to create a video and load it to YouTube is with a smartphone or tablet. Continue reading

7 Tips For On-Camera Success!

We recognize that being in front of the camera can be intimidating, so we’ve compiled some helpful tips from the pros to help you feel more comfortable and prepared. We searched through many articles about how to be awesome on camera and spoke to some in-house “experts,” including our New Media department at ASU Online. The result: 7 tips for on-camera success. Continue reading