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

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[…]

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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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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. The online sessions[…]