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[…]

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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[…]

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Top Ten 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 Crocodoc – Directly markup student work and provide feedback on student’s[…]

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[…]

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Canvas Course Roles Policy

Canvas provides several different course roles to enroll authorized personnel into Canvas courses. Teacher: the Teacher role is reserved for the instructor of record and/or authorized users who serve as course administrators. TA: the TA role is assigned to authorized persons who assist the Teacher(s) with managing the course content and interacting with students, such as posting to the[…]

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[…]

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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[…]