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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.

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.

Interpreting Turnitin Reports

November 9th, 2020 by
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Turnitin Similiarity Report

Turnitin is a tool that can help identify plagiarism. This video provides guidance on how to read a similarity report.

Using your Class Roster

November 9th, 2020 by
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You can leverage the class Roster for more than just taking attendance. The Roster can be used to take notes about student performance and track their activities. This video covers how to configure and use the Roster.

Canvas Release Notes: November 2020

November 5th, 2020 by
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Instructure Canvas

Updates to Canvas this month include: Uploaded Media File Placement and other Studio enhancements.

Enhancing Announcements

October 26th, 2020 by
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Announcements are a great way to provide students with updates and course-related information. Announcements are also another avenue for instructors to inject their teaching presence into the online classroom. This infographic provides guidance on ways to use announcements to enhance the sense of community in your course as well as student engagement.

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