Posts tagged with 'Teaching & Learning Tools'

Call for Participation: Pilot Canvas

I want to try Canvas

Faculty and instructors, would you like to help evaluate Canvas, an alternative Learning Management System to Chalk? Would you like to experiment and learn the new technologies that could be available in the future?

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Chalk Upgrade Completed

On Sunday, September 13th, Chalk upgrade was completed. Office Hours (Starfish) is not working properly and is unavailable. ASTS engineers are working with vendors to fix the issue. Other Chalk functions are unaffected.

If you have any questions or concerns about this upgrade, please contact Chalk support at or 773 702 9944.

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Teach Smart with Technology: Box vs Google - Which to Use for My Class?

UChicago offers a variety of platforms to students, faculty and staff for storing and sharing files. Among these, Google Drive and Box are the most useful for teaching purposes as they are FERPA compliant and have features that support collaboration. Below is a comparison of their features and a list of resources to help you choose which is most suitable for your needs.

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