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End of Spring Quarter Checklist

This is an updated version of a post from the previous quarter. As the quarter ends and summer begins, you may have a few...
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Canvas Inbox Attachment Issues Continue

This post concerns a known issue when sending attachments within the Canvas Inbox (the email system within Canvas). When an email is sent from...
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Using Announcements as Your Course Home Page

Earlier this year, a new feature was added to Canvas that allows you to display course announcements at the top of your course home...
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Last Chance to Register for TEACHx

TEACHx, a one-day event showcasing teaching and learning through technology, is happening this Friday, May 19. Don’t miss out on the chance to have...
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Northwestern University Device Lab: Podcast Studio

The recently opened Device Lab on the first floor of Fisk Hall is a playground for anyone at Northwestern who wants to experiment with the...
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What Should We Do with (Canvas) Data?

“What role do students play in analytics, beyond generating data?” and “What do we want data to do for education, and where should it...
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Active Courses by Quarter: Winter 2017

Each quarter, we post the number of active courses in Canvas. In Winter 2017, there were 2,387 published courses at Northwestern. Faculty Support Services...
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Social Media as a Tool for Inclusive Teaching

Join us May 19 for TEACHx 2017 to explore “Social Media as a Tool for Inclusive Teaching: Creative Approaches to Difficult Dialogues,” a keynote address...
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Where Did the Canvas Scheduler Go?

The Scheduler in Canvas has changed! Scheduler, now labeled “Appointment Group” in the Calendar area, is a feature in Canvas that allows students to sign...
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Join us for TEACHx 2017!

TEACHx 2017 takes place on May 19! We’re looking forward to a day filled with insights on teaching and learning and the opportunity to...
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