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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A clinic on the methods used in Canvas to assign deadlines to individual students for extenuating circumstances without altering deadlines for the rest of the class.

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A clinic on the methods used in Canvas to assign deadlines to individual students for extenuating circumstances without altering deadlines for the rest of the class.

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The originality checker, integrated with Canvas Assignments

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The originality checker, integrated with Canvas assignments.

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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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