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Category: Tips & Tricks

Need a Prep Site or More Storage Space? Ask the Canvas Chatbot.

The Canvas Support Chatbot was built by the Teaching & Learning Technologies team at Northwestern to help you get answers to common Canvas questions...
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Support for Summer Quarter Start

Over the past few months, we all have seen loads of emails, a mountain of new websites, scads of Twitter threads, eons of Zoom...
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Resources for Finals Planning

As the end of spring quarter comes into view, we have some resources to help with finals and grading. Most importantly, practice using the...
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Class Is in Session

For most Northwestern instructors and students, April 6 marked the start of a radically transformed spring quarter. The challenges for our community are many,...
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New Year, New Skills

Winter quarter has already started, but it’s never too late to add new skills and knowledge to your instructional tool kit. We’ve gathered a...
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Wrap Up Fall 2019 and Prepare for 2020

Wrap Up Fall Quarter As we launch into the final weeks of the quarter, the demands of instruction and grading only increase. Whether you’ve...
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4 Tips to Help with End-of-Quarter Grading

The end of the quarter is almost upon us, and soon it will be the holiday season. You know what that means: grading! Here...
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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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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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