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Your Canvas course has a built-in virtual classroom BigBlueButton

March 5, 2020 by | Canvas

Host Class Virtually through Conferences (BigBlueButton) Unable to make it to class due to an unforeseen circumstance? Want to have online office hours? What about an online tutoring session for students?  Hold it on BigBlueButton in Canvas! Easily create a virtual meeting in Canvas through BigBlueButton. You’ll find it on the Conferences tab. (Links to an

Canvas Lightning Talks

March 3, 2020 by | Canvas

Educational Technology Services will be hosting Canvas Lightning Talks on Monday, 04/6/20 and Thursday, 04/9/20; Between 3 to 5 PM at the Tech Hub. During these talks, we will hear from Canvas Early Adopters and faculty members who have participated in the ‘Complete Course Redesign’ program. The speakers will share their experiences with Canvas and

Pronouns on Canvas a new feature for you

February 4, 2020 by | Canvas

Every day I am learning new features and possibilities in Canvas.  One reason why it is a constant learning curve is that Canvas routinely rolls out updates, upgrades, and new features to better meet the needs of faculty and students. An example of a recent addition to Canvas that I am pleased about, is the

JanCon 2020 Wrap Up & Resources Recordings, Resources, and More!

February 3, 2020 by | Canvas

Chapman University’s annual January Conference on Teaching sponsored by the Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) and Educational Technology Services (ETS) was held on January 24, 2020. This year’s event gathered 83 colleagues between both the Orange and Rinker campuses to explore “Teaching for Today’s Learners”. A large focus of the conference was

Teaching Math in Canvas Duy Tran

January 14, 2020 by | Canvas

An interview with professor Duy Tran on teaching math in Canvas What did you teach in Canvas? I was one of the instructors who piloted Canvas before the decision was made to go to Canvas. I taught during Interterm 2019, Spring 2019, and Summer 2019. The courses I built out were Math 109 (Business Calculus)

Merge your courses in Canvas

January 6, 2020 by | Canvas

Why Merge Courses? If you teach multiple sections of the same course and want to manage them all together, this is for you. If you like the idea of sending instructions, deploying tests, or posting content one time instead of the same thing multiple times, this is for you. In Canvas, each “course” contains a “section” of

Getting Started with Canvas in 10 Steps

November 26, 2019 by | Canvas

Getting Started with Canvas in 10 Steps 1. Modify Your Canvas Settings Within Canvas you have the option of customizing your Settings by adding a secondary email address or cell phone for text notifications. In Global Navigation, click on the Account link and go to the Settings link. Click on +Email Address to add another email address. Click on

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