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Sign up for September workshops now!

Curious about Canvas? Northwestern’s new LMS is here. Join us for our first workshop: Introduction to Canvas, then move on to other workshops about Moving...
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Polls for Canvas: Poll your students…. Well, the ones with a smart device

During InstructureCon, the annual conference put on by the parent company of Canvas, Polls for Canvas was announced. Polls is a new Canvas app...
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Canvas Updates: Upgrades and Fixes for 8/16

Want to find out more? Review this week’s production release notes.
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Canvas: Lesser Known Tips & Tricks

This post authored by Michael Theodore and Jacqueline Wickham, from the School of Professional Studies. Canvas: Lesser Known Tips & Tricks In June, our...
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Canvas Update: CanvasLIVE session August 12

CanvasLIVE online sessions are your opportunity to learn from the training team at Instructure, the folks behind Canvas. The webinar is free and can...
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Making a Difference with MOOCs

I had the pleasure of working on two of the first MOOCs (massive open online courses) offered by Northwestern University. Launched through the Coursera...
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Canvas Updates: Attendance Tool and Product Release Notes

We recently activated the Roll Call – Attendance tool in Canvas. This tool allows instructors to track student attendance and include attendance information in...
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Not Just Playing Around

At InstructureCon this year, I tried to attend as many sessions on Gamification as I could.  I got interested in this topic last year...
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Meet the Prof.: Gregory Light

“What do you want your students to learn, how are you going to get them there?” We are back with Meet the Prof.! We...
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Canvas Production Release Notes for 07/12/14

Want to find out more? Review this week’s production release notes. Additional Notes Grades (Student View) – Learning Mastery: Students will have another tool...
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