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Getting ready for Spring 2023 | Ways to use Canvas in your course

January 16, 2023 by | Canvas

Welcome your students Canvas offers many ways you can welcome your students. Here are just a few ideas: Send an announcement with your syllabus Create a welcome video Start a Canvas Discussion post and allow everyone to introduce themselves Use Flipgrid in Canvas for everyone to create their own icebreaker video Get to know your

Canvas Updates January 2023

January 5, 2023 by | Canvas

Gradebook Student Feedback Visibility Update Summary In the Grades page, placement for grade distribution, rubrics, and comments have been updated for consistency. The score column displays the assignment score and total score in a single column. Additionally, students view an unread indicator (blue dot) on the feedback button when a new comment is added to

Canvas End of Semester Checklist Fall 2022

December 6, 2022 by | Canvas

Put in Zeros for Missing Assignments If students are missing assignments you will need to put in zeros for those missing assignments. The easiest way to do this is to open your Grade Center and look for empty grade cells. Some instructors may also use the Missing Submission Policy in the gradebook settings. Resource: How do I enter

How to Copy Content from One Canvas Course to Another

December 1, 2022 by | Canvas

Interterm and Spring 2023 courses are now available in Canvas! We hope that you will find these resources helpful if you need to copy content from a past Canvas course or a template course into an Interterm or Spring 2023 Canvas course. Canvas course copy best practices: Do not copy “All Content” when copying from

End-of-semester Canvas and Grading Support

November 11, 2022 by | Canvas

Dear Chapman University instructors, As you know, final grades are due Monday, January 2, 2023. As we approach the end of the semester and the holiday season, We recommend that you plan ahead for receiving support or troubleshooting any grading issues. Please review the Educational Technology Services team’s support options and availability. Support options 1:1 Consultation.

Canvas Updates November 2022

November 10, 2022 by | Canvas

SpeedGrader Speech-To-Text Recognizes Chrome Browser Set Languages Summary In the Google Chrome web browser, the Speech Recognition feature uses browser-set language to translate speech-to-text in SpeedGrader. Change Benefit This update allows the speech-to-text feature to recognize other spoken languages. Feature Workflow SpeedGrader Speech Recognition Button Click the Speech Recognition button. Speech Recognition Speech To Text Recording When

Canvas Updates October 2022

October 13, 2022 by | Canvas

Rich Content Editor External Link Icon Update Summary The icon identifying the use of external links has been updated. Change Benefit This updates the icon to the modern INST-UI version. Feature Workflow External Link Icon When an external link is used, the updated icon displays. RCE Icon Maker Use Custom Images in Icons Summary Instructors

The Virtual Tech Hub Is Here to Support You!

September 15, 2022 by | Technology

Dear Chapman Instructors and Staff, We hope that this message finds you well and that Fall 2022 is off to a great start. Join us in the Virtual Tech Hub for drop-in educational technology support via Zoom!  The Virtual Tech Hub hours are: Monday through Friday from 2:30pm to 4:30pm The Virtual Tech Hub is

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