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Canvas Spotlight on Instructors

May 6, 2022 by | Canvas

In April 2022, we asked students to share examples of exemplary Canvas courses and tell us why they thought these courses made particularly good use of Canvas. Here is what our Chapman students said: Argyros School of Business and Economics Cristina Nistor | MKTG 408: New Product Development Professor Nistor’s Canvas Course is organized in

Canvas End-of-Semester Checklist Spring 2022

April 22, 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

Canvas Updates- Students

March 24, 2022 by | Canvas

Assignments Submission Feedback Indicator Summary In the Assignment Details page, the Show Rubric and View Feedback links indicate when new comments have been added as an annotation or in a rubric. Change Benefit This change allows students to see when new comments have been added to a submission. Feature Workflow The View Feedback link displays an indicator if annotated

Hypothes.is One-on-one consultation

February 11, 2022 by | Canvas

Are you interested in increasing student engagement, expanding reading comprehension, and building critical thinking and community in classes? Hypothes.is allows for collaborative annotation that makes reading active, visible, and social, enabling students to engage with their texts, teachers, ideas, and each other in deeper, more meaningful ways. Autumn Ottenad, Customer Success Specialist from Hypothes.is offers

YOU + Canvas = Student Success

January 10, 2022 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

Keeping it smart with Canvas Tips from an Instructional Designer

January 7, 2022 by | Canvas

“Addie” By Dave Braunschweig Licensed under CC under 3.0 Creating effective and engaging Canvas courses can be a daunting task, but fluctuating conditions can make this endeavor feel almost impossible. Yet, despite the challenges, following a few simple guidelines can help faculty create courses that provide a meaningful experience for students no matter what changes

A New Version of BigBlueButton Now in Canvas

January 5, 2022 by | Canvas

BigBlueButton released a new version that is now available in your Canvas course. If you are looking for an alternative to Zoom, BBB now has some extra features you may want to explore: In particular, this new release features the Learning Dashboard, a live view of in-class analytics that helps teachers answer three questions during their online

How to Copy Content from One Canvas Course to Another

December 6, 2021 by | Canvas

Interterm and Spring 2022 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/Spring 2022 Canvas course. Canvas course copy best practices: Do not copy “All Content” when copying from one course

Are You Using Canvas Quizzes? Common Questions and Issues

December 5, 2021 by | Canvas

Final exam season has arrived! We hope that you will find this blog post helpful if you are planning to use Canvas Quizzes to deliver an end-of-semester quiz or final exam. Here are some of the most common questions and issues related to Canvas Quizzes. What do the quiz options/settings mean? Below please find an

Canvas End of Semester Checklist Fall 2021

December 3, 2021 by | Canvas

Some things to think about as you wrap up the semester in Canvas and post final grades.  Reminder, grades for Fall 2021 Semester and Trimester grades – due Sunday, January 2, 2022. Put in Zeros for Missing Assignments If students are missing assignments you will need to put in zeros for those missing assignments. The

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