Category: Canvas-Faculty

Extending assignment deadlines in Canvas

As a Canvas instructor, you will occasionally deal with extending a deadline for a student who has legitimate extenuating circumstances, but you will want to keep the same deadline for all other students intact.  The following screencast on Microsoft Stream

Canvas Exam Analytics

To learn about student performance and to evaluate the effectiveness of individual exam questions.

Adding Custom Questions to a Course Section as an Instructor

Screencasting with Arc Video

Using Arc Video in Canvas, you can record a screencast of a website or a software operation for instructional purposes, in minutes.  The screencast is saved and embedded in a content page, discussion posting, or any Canvas content that uses

Canvas for Instructors

This page may serve as just-in-time professional development to orient new instructors to Canvas. Scroll down after viewing the orientation for presentations on using the Canvas gradebook, and its companion, the speedgrader.

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Download instructional resources from Canvas Commons

Commons in Canvas is a repository of instructional content (modules, content pages, assignments, etc.) that is available from the global navigation bar of Canvas. The video tutorial will introduce Commons and show you the steps for adding a resource to

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Place Microsoft Stream content in Canvas

Microsoft Stream

There are at least two ways to place Microsoft Stream content into Canvas– by way of a link; or an embed code. Another way is to download the video and upload it into Arc Video to include a conversation about

Easy Movie Maker (free) for Windows 10

One way to create and edit videos, from a webcam, or from video clips recorded on a camcorder or cell phone, is this free solution from Microsoft:  Easy Movie Maker. See the 7 minute walk-through from a first-time user.

Canvas App for Teachers

The newly introduced Canvas App for Teachers enables instructors to quickly review discussions, assignments and other features, and should get better over time. See the one minute video intro:

Arc Video Overview

Arc Video is a service that combines media and conversation in a way that builds social engagement with video in Canvas. For faculty, Arc fits well with assignments in creating the ability to assess student videos, creating meaningful discussions, and