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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

Select a Speaker with Audio Setup Wizard

Adobe Connect now includes the ability to select an appropriate speaker or headset when you run the “Audio Setup Wizard,” always recommended to balance a microphone with the room’s acoustics to produce the best and most legible audio. The Screencast

Canvas Exam Analytics

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

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

Idea Generator for a Teaching Innovation

We believe that teaching innovations happen best when you, the instructor, generate ideas of what you believe will best fit your pedagogical goals. But where do those ideas come from? We hope the interactive graphic shown is helpful in possible

Compressing your video on your smart phone

Note:  Previous information that stated you could upload your video to Canvas from your smartphone was wrong. Students do not yet have that right. These amended directions will show you that compressing your video on your phone to a manageable

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

Going Full Screen with Powerpoints and Desktop Displays in Adobe Connect

Participants attending an Adobe Connect can enlarge a Powerpoint or desktop display to full screen size, without disturbing others who are attending the meeting, and then restore the display to its normal size, by toggling a simple switch in the

Webcasting from a “Deep Freeze” computer

When you are using Adobe Connect to webcast from a classroom that has deep freeze, there are steps you must undertake every time you start or restart the computer. The PDF document provides these steps, including settings for a USB

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SpeedGrader Gets a Makeover

Canvas has rearranged the student navigation buttons to make certain functions more closely associated with the most frequently used features in Speedgrader. The less frequently used navigation buttons have been shifted to the left side of the menubar:  gradebook, mute the

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