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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 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

Introducing our Student Technology Assistant

October 28, 2022 by | News

Henessy Ochoa Hey! My name is Henessy! My major is currently “undecided,” however, I am interested in working as either a criminal psychologist or the public liaison for the FBI. Outside school, I love rollerblading and ice skating; it is a time when I do not have to worry about anything. Working at IS&T is

Welcoming our New Instructional Technologist Shannon Muramoto

October 18, 2022 by | News

Educational Technology Services is excited to welcome the newest member to our IS&T family, Shannon Muramoto. Shannon holds a B.A. in Mathematics and M.S. Ed. in Secondary Education with an emphasis in mathematics from California State University, Fullerton. She is a National Board Certified teacher and has over 10 years of teaching Mathematics in a

Canvas Updates August 2022

September 1, 2022 by | Faculty

Gradebook Message Students Who Default Subject Line Summary When composing a message from the Message Student Who link in the Gradebook, a default subject line is added. Change Benefit This update improves instructor workflow by automatically inserting a corresponding subject line when composing a message to students and observers with the Message Student Who link.

Classroom Blu-Ray Players

July 18, 2022 by | Technology

The Classroom Technology team has decided to gradually remove Blu-Ray players from classroom AV systems. The decision was made based on usage data that was gathered from an AV-based application called ‘Extron GlobalViewer’, along with input from the Media Services team. The data showed that the Blu-Ray source was the least used compared to other

Canvas Updates June 2022

June 30, 2022 by | Canvas

Syllabus Icon Display in Syllabus Update Summary In the Syllabus, users can view updated icons for assignments, discussions, and quizzes in the Course Summary. Change Benefit This update allows users to differentiate between assignments, discussions, and quiz icons in the Syllabus Course Summary. Feature Workflow Syllabus Course Summary In the Syllabus, different icon symbols display

Canvas Updates May 2022

May 19, 2022 by | Canvas

Course Settings Local and Course Time Zones Displayed Summary In Course Settings, local and course time zones are displayed. Change Benefit This update allows users to view any differences in time zones between the time set for the course and the local time for the user. Affected User Roles Instructors Feature Workflow View Local and

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