Tag: students

Message Students from People in Canvas

Starting Summer 2017, it will be easier to message a specific student in Canvas thanks to the new Student Context Cards feature. According to...
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Checklist for the Beginning of the Quarter

As you prepare your summer quarter Canvas courses, here’s a simple checklist to review. (This is a repost from a previous quarter.) Do students have...
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New Canvas Feature: App Annotations for Students

Canvas now allows students to add annotations to PDFs used in an assignment right from within the Canvas mobile app. This feature allows students...
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Northwestern students own lots of tech

Northwestern students own lots (and lots) of technology: 98% own two or more internet-capable devices 48% own three or more internet-capable devices They own...
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April 20: Innovation in Teaching

Announcing: Innovation in Teaching at the Garage Time: April 20, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Place: The Garage Register Gad Allon, Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision...
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Randy Bass and the Learning Ecosystem

Randy Bass  is a luminary in the world of educational technologies. He has been a thought leader from the earliest glimmer of interest in...
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“Where’s my feedback?”

From time to time, we hear reports from instructors whose students say they cannot see or find their feedback on assignments. There are a...
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Adding Users to a Course

One of the most common questions we receive from instructors is how to add additional users to a course. Adding a new user is...
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Student satisfaction with Canvas

We asked Northwestern students a couple of questions about their experiences with Canvas at the end of fall quarter 2015. Amazingly, more than 2,600...
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Happy Halloween!

This week Faculty Support Services has been hosting Tip or Treat sessions on campus, handing out Canvas treats with tips attached.  We were so...
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