Alternative assessments

Alternative assessments, such as projects and portfolios, demonstrate proficiency over time without requiring proctored exams.

Handwritten assignments

Many disciplines require students to submit handwritten or 3-dimensional assignments online. There are various ways in which your students can submit their non-digital assignments to you in a digital format. 

Exams in Canvas

Exams can also be delivered online without proctoring by applying features of exam settings in Canvas.

Google Assignments

Learn more about how to use Google Assignments within Canvas. 

Proctoring options

Online and face-to-face proctoring options are available on your campus. Find out more.

Using VitalSource Helps

VitalSource is making a large collection of etextbooks available at no cost, in conjunction with UM Stores.

Promoting academic integrity

There are teaching practices and tools that can protect academic integrity and promote engagement and learning in your online class.

Respondus 4.0

Respondus 4.0 is a downloadable, desktop application (for Windows only) that allows instructors to create Tests for Canvas without using a web interface. Respondus lets you import question banks and export exams to Canvas.

Workshops & seminars

Faculty/instructors are invited to register for a workshop or seminar that is designed to help deliver quality learning experiences.

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