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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

Canvas Updates March 2022

March 31, 2022 by | Canvas

Settings Course Settings Publish Buttons Summary Course Publish and Unpublish buttons display in the Course Settings page. Change Benefit This change allows courses to be published from either the Course Settings page or the Dashboard. Affected User Roles Instructors Feature Workflow In the Course Details tab, the top of the Course Settings sidebar includes the

Kahoot! Pilot Coming Soon!

February 24, 2022 by | Technology

Kahoot! is an educational technology game-based platform tool designed to increase student engagement. Faculty can administer quizzes, surveys, and help facilitate student discussion. Kahoot! increases the focus on subjects, motivates students to learn and is an effective method for active learning. By joining the pilot, you will be immersed in a virtual community of practice

End of Semester EdTech and Grading Support For instructors

November 9, 2021 by | Canvas

Dear Chapman University faculty, As you are aware, final grades are due Sunday, January 2, 2022. 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

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