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Don’t miss comments from your students in Canvas!

February 12th, 2021 by
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If you have not already done so, now is a good time to set up your Personal Notifications within Canvas. Your Personal Notification settings will determine when and how you are contacted about various activities within Canvas.  Keep in mind, your Personal Notifications are tied to your Canvas profile and will apply across ALL courses…
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Canvas Release Notes: February 2021

January 22nd, 2021 by
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Discover new features, bug fixes, and improvements.  Canvas operates on a monthly release cycle through which features are added or updated. The information below contains highlights from Canvas’s production release notes, a link to these notes, and other relevant content.  These updates will occur weekdays.   For more information, review All About Release Notes.  The full set…
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Accessing and Using the Contact Advisor feature

January 21st, 2021 by
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The Contact Advisor button is accessed from the Student Context Card and can be used to support your student’s success. You should contact your student’s advisor if: Your student hasn’t been participating Your student is asking for an exemption to the late policy or requestions an incomplete You have concerns about your student Your student…
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Canvas Release Notes: December 2020

November 24th, 2020 by
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Instructure Canvas

The December update to Canvas includes changes and enhancements to the Grades, Pages, and Rich Content Editor.

Leverage the Canvas Community

November 9th, 2020 by
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The Canvas Community allows you to pull and share materials with faculty from around the world. Gain new ideas or pull in learning materials. This video provides a brief overview of this resource.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Canvas

November 9th, 2020 by
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Five things you did not know about Canvas. This short video covers topics such as ways to leverage the Student Context Cards, SpeedGrader shortcuts, and other ways to message students.

Using Your Canvas Sandbox

November 9th, 2020 by
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All faculty receive a Canvas Sandbox that can be used to experiment, store materials, and preview ideas. This brief video provides additional strategies on using this resource.

Personalizing Your Online Classroom: 3 Small Things That Make A Big Impact

November 9th, 2020 by
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What you do in the virtual classroom makes a big difference for students. View this short video on 3 small things you can do that make a big difference for your students.

Nonverbal Communication in an Online Course

November 9th, 2020 by
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This short video provides some helpful tips about nonverbal communication in an online class.

Creating Effective Announcements

November 9th, 2020 by
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This short video provides some strategies on how to leverage announcements to improve your communication with students and enhance student engagement.