Category: Canvas

Canvas is our learning management system that virtualizes all courses at USF. All online courses and “blended” classroom-based courses are supported by Canvas.

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The editing window you use to create content is about to change.  Coming January, 2021, it will have enhanced features but it is important to become familiar with the ones you may use the most.  The infographic below shows you …

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Canvas has an appointment-scheduling tool for setting up individual conferences with students.  The instructor uses the tool to schedule a series of time slots, and the students sign up for them on a first-come, first-serve basis.  The instructor should provide …

Scheduling Appointments with Students in Canvas Read More »

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To record yourself presenting via webcam to Canvas Studio, you must be using a laptop with a webcam built-in and a microphone, or from a desktop computer that is equipped with webcam and mic accessories.  The steps are simple, and …

Record Your Webcam to Canvas Studio from a Laptop Read More »

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Your instructor has asked you to upload a video to a Canvas assignment.  Now what do you do?  Here are three basic tutorials on uploading video to a Canvas assignment, or just to Canvas Studio to be used later.  There …

How to Upload a Video to Canvas: For Students Read More »

In a few simple steps, this video tutorial shows you how to upload a video to Canvas Studio.  The screencast runs two minutes 50 seconds.

You can create new content in Canvas by creating a “page,” directly from a module.  The steps are shown in the screencast that follows. [frame width=”560px” height=”320px” allowfullscreen=”true” src=”https://stfrancis.instructuremedia.com/embed/23b9ac7c-ef46-4c6f-aa15-8c915e86c8a9″ frameborder=”0″][/iframe]

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You can create an assignment in Canvas that allows for students to submit videos of their work, whether it be a speech or some project in the style of a mini-documentary or demonstration.  The following screencast shows you three things: …

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The two minute 18 second screencast that follows walks you through the steps of grading a student-submitted paper in Canvas.

The 2 minute screencast shows you the steps to create an assignment in Canvas, whereby students turn in papers, Powerpoints, or other files for grading purposes.

The steps shown in the 3 minute screencast cover the technological and pedagogical steps for creating an asynchronous discussion in Canvas.