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Category: Tips & Tricks

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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“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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End of Winter Quarter Checklist

This is an updated version of a post from the previous quarter. Spring is upon us, bringing with it sun, rain, and the occasional...
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A Student’s Perspective on Canvas Courses

I’ve used Canvas as a student since my high school days and now at Northwestern, too. Canvas is effective at meeting students’ needs. This...
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Make It Easier to Navigate Your Canvas Course

Did you know that instructors can streamline their Canvas course sites by cleaning up the left navigation menu? You can remove redundant or unnecessary...
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