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Canvas Announcements Redesign Is Here!

July 22, 2024 by | Canvas

We are excited to share that the Canvas Announcements tool has a fresh look and new features.  The Announcements Redesign rolled out on July 20, 2024 with the following enhancements. Streamlined toolbar The new toolbar menu facilitates searching, filtering, sorting, and adjusting the view for replies. Search feature You can use the Search feature on

Canvas Updates: Speedgrader Comment Drafts, Inbox Signature to Messages, and Auto Response July 2024

July 22, 2024 by | Canvas

Instructors will find the new SpeedGrader draft comment feature particularly useful, as it ensures clarity and helps prevent oversights by clearly marking comments that still need to be submitted. Within the Inbox, Instructors can add a personal touch to their messages with a custom signature block, enhancing the professional feel of their communications. The new

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

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

Padlet for Schools Create With AI

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

Kahoot EDU AI-powered features

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

Summer 2024 hours for Canvas Support The Virtual Tech Hub

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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