Grading and Assessment Strategies

By January 29, 2021April 5th, 2024Smeal Academy Sessions


This January 29, 2021 session reviewed Canvas gradebook setup and essentials for remote instruction and also explored some basics tools (such as Top Hat) and approaches to help evaluate student attendance and participation in a remote context.

Session Slides

NOTE: Core Top Hat features are available at no cost to instructors and students, and without the purchase of a standalone clicker device, students can participate in Top Hat activities with their smartphones or via the web for added convenience.

Session Links

Changing Name in Zoom

During the session, it was asked how someone goes about changing their name in Zoom. Faculty and staff should go into Workday to do this, click on personal information and preferred name. Students need to contact the registrar to do this. Here are instructions.