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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These procedures show how to upload a video, such as a PowerPoint video, directly to Canvas Content (a page, an assignment, a discussion topic or post, or a quiz), using Canvas Studio.  The procedures also show how to automatically load …

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The following guide shows how a Word document of multiple choice quiz questions must be formatted for it to be uploaded successfully into Canvas.  All references to CID in this document are meant to indicate the Department of Academic Technology …

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When the Spring 2020 term begins, instructors will encounter a new and yet familiar Canvas Gradebook.  The new version has more conveniences, flexibility, and functionality as depicted in this comprehensive 6-7 minute video from Canvas.  We think you will like …

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With Films on Demand, you can perform a video online in a manner similar to that of performing it in a Classroom.  Nearly a quarter million video segments are available covering all subjects.  The 3 minute demonstration depicts the use …

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A professor asked this interesting question:  Can a YouTube video be put into Canvas with students earning credit for watching it?  The answer is “Yes,” with a modest amount of set-up by the instructor.  The video needs to be added …

Can a Student Watch a (YouTube) Video in Canvas for Credit? YES! Read More »

Students are occasionally required to submit a video to a Canvas assignment for grading.  The following screencast (two minutes 11 seconds) shows the steps to upload a video from a computer to a Canvas assignment using Canvas Studio, so that …

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For iPhone 7 or later users, these procedures cover how to set up your iPhone for the quickest and most efficient video recording possible, and then how to submit your video to a Canvas assignment via Canvas Studio.  What follows …

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Whether you plan to use Canvas a lot or a little, it’s helpful to have the major material set up before the first day of class, and it’s helpful to provide an overview of the Canvas site on the first …

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The Speedgrader allows you to grade by clicking on the criteria of a rubric (of your creation), annotate Word documents and PDFs, add comments or audio or video messsages, and grade videos submitted by students using Canvas Studio.