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Not the same old Discussion Board

Discussion boards in Canvas can wear many hats. In addition to their standard use, there are a number of faculty at Northwestern and at...
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Happy Halloween!

Faculty Support Services wishes you a Happy Halloween and asks:  What’s REALLY scary?  Waiting until the last minute to make the move to Canvas! ...
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TurnItIn – Important Settings

Now that you have created your Turnitin assignment inside of Canvas, there are a couple of settings inside your Turnitin assignment that should be...
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November Workshops

November Workshops Register for a workshop. Looking for Chicago workshops? Click here. This November, NUIT is offering new topical mini-workshops ranging from 30 minutes...
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Recap: Learn Canvas, a Deeper Dive

Instructors explored new ways to use Canvas in our recent event, Learn Canvas: a Deeper Dive. Learning Apps, Using Canvas in Large Classes, Discussion...
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CC yourself on Canvas emails

I’d like to draw everyone’s attention to the changes in Canvas that happened today. Instructure has implemented a change to the email so that...
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Extra, Extra! Read all about Extra Credit!

There are lots (and lots) of ways to give extra credit in Canvas. Here are a few easy methods: 1. Add points to an...
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Using Audio Comments When Grading

One Canvas feature that some of the pilot instructors have raved about is the ability to include audio comments when grading assignments in Canvas’s...
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Getting Answers from Your Students

Have you ever asked a question of your class and just heard crickets? Sure, we all have. Some instructors have implemented “clickers” (also known...
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Meet the Prof.: Stanley Lo

“I think it would be a good opportunity [for teachers] to rethink what we can do and how we should do it.” Stanley Lo...
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