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Hidden Mysteries of Canvas: Grade Posting Policies

October 24, 2023 by | Canvas

By default, Canvas courses have an Automatic grade posting policy.  This means that grades, comments, and annotations are visible to students as soon as grades are entered in the Gradebook or submitted in SpeedGrader. If you do not want students to receive notifications for grades and comments while you are grading, you can change the

Hidden Mysteries of Canvas: Requirements to a Canvas Module

October 23, 2023 by | Canvas

Adding requirements to a module is an essential step to ensure that students complete the necessary tasks required to mark a module complete. By adding requirements, instructors can choose to have students complete all requirements or choose one item to fulfill a specific requirement. However, it is important to note that instructors must add module

Hidden Mysteries of Canvas: Understanding your Canvas Settings

October 19, 2023 by | Canvas

Dear Instructors, As an educator, you understand how important it is to create a personalized learning experience for your students. One way to achieve this is by customizing your Canvas course settings. However, navigating the labyrinth of Canvas settings can be a daunting task. Fear not, Instructors! In this blog post, we will unveil the

Hidden Mysteries of Canvas: Ungraded vs. Graded Discussions

October 19, 2023 by | Canvas

Many instructors like to use Discussions in Canvas as a forum for students to share their work and give peer-to-peer feedback.  For example, an instructor teaching a graphic design course might create a discussion in their Canvas course where students will upload designs that they have created for an assignment and critique one another’s designs.

Hidden Mysteries of Canvas: Atomic Search

October 19, 2023 by | Canvas

Atomic Search is a fully integrated search tool in Canvas, making it easy to search for content in Pages, Announcements, Files, Assignments, Syllabi, Discussions (titles), Modules, and external URLs with just one click. It can even search for content in files like MS Word, Excel, PPT, and web pages. This powerful tool saves time and

Hidden Mysteries of Canvas: Canvas Chat

October 18, 2023 by | Canvas

Did you know there is a chat feature in Canvas? Here are some ideas on how you can use it: Quickly share links Have you ever needed to share a long link to a roomful of students but forgot to put the link in Canvas? Or what if a student wants to share a link

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