Tag: canvas

Need help thinking about your summer courses?

Summer is here! Instructors who are teaching this quarter should know that Faculty Support Services (FSS) is here all summer to help you with...
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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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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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Sharing Ideas with Yellowdig

What if your students could share articles about a topic you discussed in class last week or share a video about a concept from...
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Ch-ch-ch-changes: You want me to do what?

At a recent conference, two colleagues and I induced our session attendees to take on different personas in a role-play. In one, we had...
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Assigning Digital Projects in Canvas

Digital presentations are very common in the working world, so why not encourage students to hone their digital skills in your class? Assigning a...
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Student View: Sasha Weiss

Sasha Weiss is a rising sophomore and computer science major at Northwestern. Having just finished his first year here, he and his classmates never...
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Meet the Prof.: Tom Collinger

Tom Collinger is co-chairman of the Canvas Transition Committee (CTC), along with Vicky Getis from A&RT. Professor Collinger provides a unique insight as both...
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Voting on Changes to Canvas

Canvas has changed their “voting up a new feature” tool—moving it to the Community area within Canvas. This allows students and professors to submit...
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