Canvas Technical Requirements

Canvas Technical Requirements

Canvas runs on Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, or any other device* with a modern web browser. Browsers Supported desktop browsers include: Chrome 79 and 80 Firefox 72 and 73 (Extended Releases are not supported*) Edge 79 and 80 Respondus Lockdown Browser (supporting the latest system requirements) Safari 12 and 13 (Macintosh only) You should always use the most current version of your […]

Faculty: Course Preparation

Faculty: Course Preparation

This page contains helpful faculty checklists that will assist you in preparing, developing as well as maintaining your Canvas course. Access this information from your Canvas course “Home” tab.   Checklists & Requests Start of Semester Checklist for your Canvas Course Request a Canvas Course Content Copy Request Mediasite Video Transfer between Canvas courses End […]

Teaching with Canvas Online Training Courses

Teaching with Canvas Online Training Courses

Are you teaching with Canvas for the first time? Do you need a Canvas feature refresher? Or, are you interested in exploring technology plugins within Canvas?   Introduction to Teaching with Canvas Part 1 and Part 2 are self-paced, online, and facilitated courses that offer faculty and staff a breakdown of the available features and […]

Respondus LockDown Browser

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. […]

Canvas Course Roles Policy

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 […]

MED Series Panel Discussion sponsored by CanvasLive

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 […]

CanvasCon2017: Designing Your Course for Student Success

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

Canvas Basic Training and Canvas Design Tools Training

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 […]

Teaching Online and the Seven Principles for Good Practice

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 […]

Sticky: Canvas Help Request Form

Sticky: Canvas Help Request Form

Trying to log in to Canvas? Please go here. For assistance with Canvas, please fill out the form below   Before you fill out this form: 1. Enrolling Users in Canvas: Student, faculty, and teaching assistant (TA) user enrollments in Canvas are automated with information uploaded from the Registrar’s Office to Canvas. These automation processes […]

Tips to Designing Mobile-Friendly Assignments in Canvas

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) […]

Canvas Tips for Faculty Success

Canvas Tips for Faculty Success

by Bryan Hauf Canvas can be a great tool to support teaching and learning in face-to-face environments. Used appropriately, Canvas can help manage your class by delivering course-related activities and resources in a streamlined fashion. Unfortunately, there are a few too many occurrences of learning management system misuse spanning from unstructured document repositories to less-than-desirable […]

Accommodating Students in Canvas

Accommodating Students in Canvas

Adapted from an article by snugent Sue Nugent originally posted to the Canvas Community forums Ways to Accommodate Students in Canvas There are three main ways you can accommodate students in Canvas. Moderating a quiz – Allows instructors to make adjustments to some quiz settings for the selected students Differentiated assignments  – This option allows […]

Top 9 Time Saving Features in Canvas for Faculty

Top 9 Time Saving Features in Canvas for Faculty

Created by Kona Jones Are you trying to decide whether to use Canvas? Here are some time-saving tips that will help you use some of the tools that can benefit you and your students. Speedgrader – Quickly and easily grade assignments and provide feedback Message students who –  Right from the gradebook you can message […]

Accessibility & Privacy Statements of Course Technologies

Accessibility & Privacy Statements of Course Technologies

At UNTHSC, we believe that all students should have equal technology opportunities in the classroom. The following technologies may appear in our online or blended courses. Instructors of courses should link to this page (inside syllabus or course shell in Canvas) for updated statements of accessibility, voluntary product accessibility template (VPAT) documents. If there are any […]

Canvas Quiz Settings to Maximize Security

Canvas Quiz Settings to Maximize Security

Created by Kona Jones The following document was created to help our faculty, especially our Health Professions faculty, better understand quiz settings and how they can be used to enhance quiz security. In many cases locking down a quiz as much as possible (ex: not allowing students to review what they got wrong on a […]

Sticky: Canvas Help

Sticky: Canvas Help

Canvas at UNTHSC Canvas Log In For Canvas Help, please email Canvas@unthsc.edu. Canvas Helpdesk hours are M-F 8 am – 5 PM Canvas Resources UNTHSC Canvas Student Orientation Canvas Technical Requirements Other Technical Support UNTHSC ITS Helpdesk Canvas Guides Canvas Video Guide Canvas Course Roles State Authorization Accessibility in Canvas Canvas provides a user experience […]

Canvas Hands on Training

Canvas Hands on Training

Canvas Training is On-Demand. Use the registration form below to request a training session date and time convenient for you. Introduction to Teaching with Canvas, I – The live session is an overview for new and beginner-level Canvas users. The session includes pre-enrollment in online training for hands on within your own Canvas Practice course. […]