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A library of instructions on how to use technologies at USF.

There is a way to place an internet graphic (or video) in a Canvas page that makes it easier to view for students and instructors.  Using the “embed” command accomplishes this, as shown in the screencast that follows.  The screencast …

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

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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 …

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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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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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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 …

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The “DocViewer” is the tool that enables instructors to annotate students papers, submitted as assignments, using the SpeedGrader. See the 2-minute demonstration.

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 …

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With its October 29, 2016, incremental release, Canvas has updated and made easier the way groups are navigated by the instructor. The easy steps are shown in this 1 minute 31 second screencast: 

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