Tag: Canvas

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 …

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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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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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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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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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For Students The following screencast will orient you to the use of the Canvas Inbox.

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Follow the steps shown in the screencast for submitting a document or other work to an assignment in Canvas.

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By now you may have heard that Canvas will be changing over to a colorful new user interface on May 16, 2016. And that is inevitable. But it’s got some notable features including flatter navigation (not as much clicking), alerts …

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