Interested in using Camtasia for screen recordings and/or video editing? CAEN offers educational licensing for College of Engineering faculty and staff who support instruction. Learn more about Camtasia and/or how to request a license on our Screen Recording for Faculty page.
Looking for resources to help you begin or improve your course setup in Canvas? Don’t miss the Course Evaluation Checklist, and the Ten things Instructors should know when starting to use Canvas. See the full list of articles posted on the Canvas for Instructors Knowledge Base for more instructional resources.
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The College of Engineering and LSA along with Gradescope and Piazza have teamed up to offer faculty some training sessions for their respective software.
Gradescope allows you, as an instructor, to create, administer, and grade both low stakes and high stakes assessments. Using Gradescope you can administer assessments both online and via bubble sheets. Instructors Continue Reading »
In preparation for the upcoming school year, the CAEN computer labs will be undergoing many software upgrades. The following is a list of the new versions of popular applications that will be available for Fall 2022:
- ANSYS 2022R2
- ArcGIS 10.9.1
- Cadence 126.96.36.1990.16
- CATIA v5r28
- COMSOL 6
- HyperWorks 2022.1
- LabVIEW 2021SP1
- MATLAB 2022a
- MSC 2020
In preparation for a new release of the CAEN Lab Software Environment for Linux in Fall 2022, new features have been added to the current environment. These include:
- Accessibility improvements, including a screen magnifier, high contrast settings, on-screen keyboard, and slow/sticky key options
- Additional language support for Chinese, Hindi, and Korean
- New applications, including
After consideration and feedback from the community, Gradescope has determined they will be discontinuing the Essay/Report assignment type as of June 30, 2022. Although Gradescope will not continue to develop or support the Essay/Report assignment type, some of the functionality will still be available for other assignment types. Specifically:
- Text annotations – Instructors can reuse
The timeline for the migration from “Classic Quizzes” to “New Quizzes” in Canvas has been announced. Further updates on this transition is available on the main ITS New Quizzes Migration Project page.
Transitioning from Classic to New Quizzes
There are many excellent and unique resources available for U-M students at the Duderstadt Center (DC). Aside from the well-appointed study and collaboration spaces available on the second and third floors, the DC has many other notable technology offerings:
- 3D Visualization, XR/VR/AR, Motion Capture, equipment checkout (link)
- 3D Printing and Fabrication
As we enter the Winter 2022 term, we continue to provide robust options for a remote CAEN Lab Software Environment. All Engineering students have the option to connect remotely, and access their course software.
In partnership, the University of Michigan College of Engineering’s office of the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education (ADUE), CAEN, CRLT-Engin, and Mosaic have identified the need for classroom technology that integrates the best technological capabilities of remote teaching into the physical classroom, enhancing both remote and in-person instruction. T1V ThinkHubs are sophisticated Continue Reading »