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Canvas Discussions Redesign is here!

July 17, 2024 by | Canvas

Dear Canvas Users, We have some exciting news to share with you! You might have noticed some changes in the Discussions sections of Canvas, and we are excited to announce that these updates are part of a redesign to improve your experience. For courses in the Fall 2024 term, you can already see the new

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New Ability to Assign Modules, Pages, and Ungraded Discussions in Canvas

July 16, 2024 by | Canvas

We are excited to share that several new features are being rolled out in Canvas to support differentiated instruction.  Instructors can now assign modules, pages, and ungraded discussions to students and sections.  These features will be available in Canvas starting July 20, 2024. What are the new features? “Assign To” Button Previously, in order to

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New User Interface for Canvas Badges

June 17, 2024 by | Canvas

Canvas Badges (formerly Badgr) has announced changes to its platform. If you use Canvas Badges, be sure to follow along with the following updates. What is new? New User Interface New User Interface It is now time to update to the new “Groups” in Canvas Badges. If you are currently using the old Badges interface

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Flip (previously known as Flipgrid) is moving out of Canvas

June 4, 2024 by | Canvas

Announcement On June 4, 2024, Flip (previously known as Flipgrid) announced they would limit the use of Flip to within the Microsoft Teams for Education environment. This means that the current integration in Canvas will stop working on July 1, 2024. Some faculty reported receiving this announcement via email. At this time, there is no

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Padlet for Schools

May 30, 2024 by | Technology

Instructors can now create a Padlet discussion board using the new generative AI tools. Consider AI-generated content as a preliminary resource. Utilize “Create with AI” to generate an initial Padlet discussion board, then make any necessary updates, perspectives, ideas, and additions to finalize it. Additional instructors and students can comment using AI-generated images based on

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Streamline Your Grading with a Little Help from AI

May 28, 2024 by | Canvas

What is Gradescope? Gradescope is an assessment tool that integrates with Canvas to streamline the grading of paper-based and online assignments. “[…] this tool is invaluable. I love the ease in which instructors can make rubrics and use them in assessing exam responses. The grading system within Gradescope is fantastic and there is a high

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Kahoot EDU

May 23, 2024 by | Technology

Kahoot! EDU has introduced its AI-powered Question Generator feature for educators to save time and simplify the task of creating quiz questions for educational use. It allows instructors to upload a PDF file or input a description of the content they want to include, creating engaging and academically relevant quiz games. The hope is for

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Qwickly Attendance is now Qwickly Attendance 1.3 in Canvas

May 22, 2024 by | Canvas

Do you use Qwickly Attendance to take attendance in Canvas? If so, be sure you are using the most updated integration in your Canvas course. Navigate to https://canvas.chapman.edu Go to your course Go to Settings Click on the Navigation tab Disable Qwickly Attendance Enable Qwickly Attendance LTI 1.3 Save your changes Now you are updated

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Summer 2024 hours for Canvas Support

May 20, 2024 by | Technology

Starting Monday, May 20, 2024, and concluding on Friday, August 16, 2024, our drop-in support hours for the Virtual Tech Hub are: 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm MONDAY through THURSDAY We will be closed for the following: May 27 for Memorial Day June 19 for Juneteenth July 3 and 4 for Independence Day Drop-in support

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