Perusall Integration into Business Communication Courses at CSULA

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Perusall is a social e-reader platform designed to promote reading, engagement, and active learning. This tool was integrated into Business Communication courses on Canvas for students to engage in crowdsourced reading as they interacted with peers and professors through collaborative annotations. For written discussions, students interact with uploaded PDF documents, websites, ebooks, images, and videos. Perusall activities spark critical thinking and collaboration.

QLT Objectives Met

  • QLT Section 6: Technology for Teaching and Learning
    • Objective: 6.2 Instructor takes advantage of the current tools provided by the Learning Management System (or similar) to enhance learning.
    • Objective: 6.3 Technological tools and resources used in the course enable student engagement and active learning.


Additional Information

  • Material Type:  Other
  • Author:   Mina Richards, Instructor
  • Institution:  California State University, Los Angeles
  • Date Created:  2021-02-15
  • Course Format:   Hybrid / Blended
  • LMS:  Canvas

QM Standard Equivalents

  • QM General Standard 6: Course Technology
  • Standard: 6.2 Course tools promote learner engagement and active learning.
  • Standard: 6.3 A variety of technology is used in the course.