Canvas Clinic

Canvas Clinic

CANVAS Canvas Clinic, selected Thursdays, 12:00-1:00 PM, Register here. Canvas Clinic is a 14-session workshop dedicated to covering the main features of Canvas beginning August 2018 and running until March 2019. For each session, the CIL team will cover the basic and intermediate details of a single Canvas feature. You’ll have the opportunity to explore […]

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How to Set Up a Canvas Conference

The Conferences tool in Canvas allows the instructor and students to communicate in real-time using video (via webcam), audio (via USB headset) and text (via the Chat pod). Conferences allows you to broadcast real-time audio, video, demo applications on your desktop, share presentation slides, or demo any online resources. Currently, Canvas integrates with BigBlueButton. Note: BigBlueButton […]

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Canvas New GradeBook

A New GradeBook Experience The New Gradebook is a beta feature that allows instructors to view an improved version of the Gradebook. This feature makes grading more flexible and intuitive and elevates the Gradebook user experience. At the course level, instructors can use the New Gradebook by enabling in Course Settings. The New Gradebook replaces […]

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Introduction to Canvas Workshop

January 30th 12:00-1:30, LIB 400 This workshop is targeted to faculty and staff who are new to using Canvas for their courses, or who think they could use a refresher on some fundamental features of Canvas. This workshop will show you how to create and organize modules, create content pages, create and configure assignments, attach […]

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Respondus LockDown Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser is a secure testing solution that is now available at UNTHSC for use in face-to-face classes to enhance the integrity and security of tests delivered in Canvas. environment within Canvas. LockDown Browser is a software program that functions as a web browser that prevents students from navigating away from the testing screen. […]

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Canvas Course Roles Policy

Canvas provides several different course roles: All students formally enrolled in credit-bearing courses are enrolled in Canvas using the student role. Student Audit. This role is used for students who are enrolled in current ongoing credit-bearing courses but are not seeking credit for completion of the course. This role is used for TAs in terminal […]

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Start of Semester Checklist for your Canvas Course

Printable Start of Semester Checklist for your Canvas Course Welcome back!  Here are a few things to check as you set your courses up in Canvas for the semester. The Canvas Community is a great resource if you have questions about using Canvas. You’ll also find answers to many questions on the CIL website. As […]

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MED Series Panel Discussion sponsored by CanvasLive

CanvasLive is sponsoring a series of live-streamed panel discussions focused on shared best practice for medical education using Canvas. These panels feature participants from schools across the US. See the details below. Register and join us on the following dates and times in LIB 410. Feel free to bring your lunch on June 7 and […]

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CanvasCon2017: Designing Your Course for Student Success

Designing Your Course for Student Success Below are resources used for the Designing Your Course for Student Success session at CanvasCon17 @ SMU. Presentation Resources PowerPoint Presentation Canvascon17 Resources Infographics Usability Learner Centered Home Pages Course Organization Information Rich Assessments

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Enhance Your Teaching with Canvas

You can use Canvas to enhance your teaching in several ways: Provide opportunities for interaction between students, content, and the instructor. Deliver content from multiple sources in multiple modalities. Enable students to become more active learners outside of the classroom Gather student work via online submissions in assignments, deliver course content such as PDFs, documentation, and presentations […]

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Enhancing your Teaching with Canvas

This session will show participants how Canvas can enhance their teaching by effectively digitizing instruction and materials. Learning management systems, such as Canvas, provide educators with technology tools to create learner-centered ecosystems that deliver instruction, activities, and assessments no matter the classroom modality, whether it be face-to-face, blended, or fully online. By creating a well-organized […]

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Canvas Basic Training and Canvas Design Tools Training

Canvas Basic Training: This session is an overview for new and beginner-level Canvas users.  Learning objectives are to: Explore basic features of Canvas. Update Navigation, Syllabus & Calendar features. Configure and use the Communication tools. Create and edit Modules, Pages and other content. Create, deploy and use assignments, assessments and the Grade Book. While 2 […]

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Reach Your Peak: Teach in 2017

Featured Events to take you to the top Enhancing Your Teaching with Canvas Teaching and Learning with Technology Continuing the Discussion: Communication and Collaboration Teaching Innovations: Quick and Easy Student Engagement Strategies Course Redesign: Engaging Presentations from Pecha Kucha to Prezi Resource Roundup: Open Educational Resources for Healthcare  

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Teaching Online and the Seven Principles for Good Practice

Many technologies and online tools lend themselves to promoting good practice in teaching and learning as described by Chickering and Gamson. The table below is a brief list of examples along with links to tools that are easily available as components of Canvas here at UNTHSC. image from http://dbctle.erau.edu/initiatives/seven/ This table is adapted from Iowa […]

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Sticky: Student Canvas Help Request Form

Trying to log in to Canvas? Please go here. Faculty, email Canvas@unthsc.edu For student assistance with Canvas, please fill out the form below Canvas Log In https://www.unthsc.edu/academic-affairs/center-for-online-education/canvas/ Canvas Orientation https://unthsc.instructure.com/courses/782 Canvas Helpdesk Hours M-F, 8 am– 5 PM Always provide your EUID, course number and instructor in your help request. If you need help via […]

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Tips to Designing Mobile-Friendly Assignments in Canvas

While Canvas app is effective in translating your course to be responsive on a mobile device, it is the job of the teacher or instructional designer to effectively design assignments to address the on-the-go learner, as well. We have tips to help you make your assignments even MORE mobile-friendly! [Presenters: Ryan Seilhamer (UCF-CDL), Biray Seitz) […]