Cathy Crouch, ITS Teaching and Learning

Cathy Crouch, ITS Teaching and Learning

Cathy is a business systems analyst senior with ITS Teaching and Learning. You can reach her at crouch@umich.edu.

Be a part of U-M history: Share your CTools story

ITS Teaching & Learning is partnering with the Bentley Historical Library to preserve the history of CTools by archiving documents and stories about CTools from its creation to retirement. Faculty, staff, and students who worked with CTools are invited to share their CTools stories by filling out the short Qualtrics survey on our website: https://its.umich.edu/academics-research/teaching-learning/ctools-retirement/stories. Your perspective is vital… Read More »

Brush up your Canvas skills before the end of the year

Attention teachers, TAs, and designers (and the IT staff who support them): You don’t have to do it alone!  Canvas experts are here to help you. Wrap up fall courses Save time and reduce stress with your Winter courses prep Master assignments and the new Gradebook Choose one or all of the following workshops: Start the Year Off Right: Clean up… Read More »

ITS Teaching and Learning Unit Technology Forum, Aug. 21

The ITS Teaching and Learning team will hold a Unit Technology Forum on Wednesday, August 21, 12–4 p.m. at 1010 Weiser Hall. Registration is requested and appreciated. This is a great opportunity to gather the academic community together to share new application features, discuss upcoming services in ITS Teaching & Learning, and promote collaboration and collegiality. We are… Read More »

You could be using UM.Lessons and not know it

Does your department website contain a quiz or survey tool to collect data? If so, there’s a good chance that quiz was created with UM.Lessons and will need to be moved to another platform over the next several months. Here’s a quick way to check: search your HTML code and URLs for keywords=lessons.ummu.umich.edu. UM.Lessons is an online quizzing tool… Read More »

UM.Lessons slated for retirement in 2018

Due to declining use and stability, outdated functionality, and the potential for increased security risks, the university is planning to discontinue UM.Lessons, an online quizzing tool originally developed by U-M in 1994. The target date for migrating all UM.Lessons content (questions, lessons, and resources) to alternative services is April 30, 2018. The UM.Lessons Retirement Project team began planning and… Read More »