Want to hold office hours virtually and by appointment?

August 7, 2023 by | Canvas

Dear Chapman Instructors, Do you like to hold your office hours on Zoom?  Would you like your students to be able to book virtual 1:1 meetings with you? We are excited to share that there is now an Appointments tab in Zoom inside your Canvas courses.  With this new feature, you can easily set up


Panda Pros

July 26, 2023 by | Canvas

Dear Chapman Community, Get ready for the upcoming fall semester with Canvas’ Panda Pros Workshops, running from July 31st to August 22nd! These free virtual workshops from Canvas offer personalized 45-minute 1:1 assistance to ensure you have a smooth transition back to school. Schedule a Panda Pro session today to have all your Canvas questions


How to Copy Content from One Canvas Course to Another

July 25, 2023 by | Canvas

Fall 2023 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 a Fall 2023 Canvas course. Canvas course copy best practices: Do not copy “All Content” when copying from one course to another.


Anonymous Instructor Annotations

June 26, 2023 by | Canvas

If you have a grader or multiple instructors in a course, you may want to consider turning on anonymous instructor annotations in your assignment. When creating an assignment, you can enable anonymous instructor annotations in DocViewer supported submissions. When students view a submission with anonymous instructor annotations in DocViewer, comments do not display an instructor’s


Canvas Spotlight on Instructors

June 23, 2023 by | Canvas

What do Chapman students want to see in a well-designed Canvas course? According to a recent survey, they want Canvas to be organized, assignments clearly communicated with due dates, and the course easy to navigate. These findings are in line with a recent Ohio University survey. In April 2023, we asked students to share examples


Canvas Updates

June 22, 2023 by | Uncategorized

Assignments External Tools Add Rubric Button Summary After creating an assignment using an external tool, the Add Rubric button is available. Change Benefit This update allows users to add a rubric to an external tool assignment. Feature Workflow After creating a new assignment with an external tool, the Add Rubric button displays. Additional Details Previously,


New Canvas Feature: Apply Score to Ungraded

June 20, 2023 by | Canvas

Dear Chapman Instructors and Staff, There is a new feature in Canvas called “Apply Score to Ungraded” that makes it easier to enter grades in the Gradebook for past due and ungraded assignments. What does the “Apply Score to Ungraded” feature do? Have you ever had to go back through your Gradebook at the end


Anonymous Grading in Canvas

June 12, 2023 by | Canvas

Have you ever found yourself unintentionally influenced while grading an assignment upon seeing a student’s name? It’s a common experience that many of us can relate to. Canvas has a new feature specifically designed to address this issue, allowing instructors to conceal student identities in Speedgrader, promoting fairness and impartiality within the classroom. By utilizing


YuJa Playlists

June 6, 2023 by | YuJa

Now available from the My Media Navigation Bar, Content Creators (Faculty, Staff, and Students) can create custom playlists by adding and rearranging media content in any sequence they desire. Once a playlist has been created, it may then be directly linked or embedded for viewing on any desired website. Future updates will enhance the Playlist

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