Canvas new features and updates

The information on this page will keep you up to date regarding the latest Canvas new features and updates. November 18 Release Notes 2017-11-18 New Feature Screencast from Canvas LMS on Vimeo. October 28, 2017 Canvas Updates: 2017-10-28 New Feature Screencast from Canvas LMS on Vimeo. For the latest updates, please see the Release Notes[…]

Using VoiceThread in Canvas

Why use VoiceThread? VoiceThread is a totally web-based application that allows you to place collections of media like images, videos, documents, and presentations at the center of an asynchronous conversation. A VoiceThread allows people to have conversations and to make comments using any mix of text, a microphone, a web cam, a telephone, or uploaded[…]

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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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]