Nicki Dittemore

Week In Review: 2017-01-06

Blog Post created by Nicki Dittemore Employee on Jan 6, 2017

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WEEK OF 2017-01-06

Your weekly newsletter for the latest and greatest about all things Canvas!

 

 

Announcement: Canvas Network Educator Catalog

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Canvas Network recently launched the Educator Catalog. In this catalog, administrators, teachers, and instructional designers can find FREE professional development courses ranging from data privacy to using Canvas analytics in course design. There are currently 25 courses with more to come.

 

A few course suggestions:

 

 

Canvas User Conferences

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InstructureCON 2017 Call For Proposals!

Why settle for being an attendee at the greatest conference in EdTech when you can be famous as a presenter!? Select the link below to learn more on being a presenter at InstructureCON 2017!

 

Be InstructureCon Famous by Becoming a Presenter!

 

CanvasCon SMU

After the holiday fun is over (wah-wah), make sure you mark your calendars, do a happy dance, and register for CanvasCon SMU on March 13th, 2017!   

 

WHAT

This one-day regional conference for Canvas users will feature presentations from higher ed and K-12 educators, innovators, and thought leaders from your neck of the woods. Session highlights include:

 

  • Strategies for LMS migration and faculty adoption
  • Ways to use and share open resources
  • Tools for assessments and analytics
  • Tips for best-in-class course design
  • And more!

 

WHEN

Monday, March 13th, 2017

8 AM – 6 PM

$49 – Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Closing Reception

 

WHERE

Southern Methodist University (SMU)

Hughes-Trigg Student Center, 3140 Dyer St, Dallas, TX 75205

 

This is your chance to join us for a daylong full of collaborating, learning, networking, sharing, and fun. See you there!

 

REGISTER NOW!

 

ATTENTION FUTURE PRESENTERS!

Want to speak at CanvasCon SMU? ABSOLUTELY! Click HERE to submit your session. Deadline is Monday, January 30th, 2017.

 

 

Canvas Feature Requests

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Check out the top five feature requests currently open for voting!

Ability to Add text to the right of formula question answer textbox

Ability to assign a teacher to an assignment.

Ability to drop a number of questions from quiz

Ability to Drop Students from Catalog Course

Ability to Leave a Conversation

 

 

CanvasLIVE!

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Adjust All Assignment Due Dates On One Page

Description

Based on the canvancement - Adjust All Assignment Dates on One Page - by James Jones, this session will be a quick demo of his google sheet that allows faculty to change all assignment due dates on one page.

Friday, January 13, 2017 at YouTubeLIVE Link Coming Soon

Starts at 10:00 AM · Ends at 10:30 AM, MST (America/Denver)

 

 

Top Ten Guides: December 25 - December 31, 2016

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  1. How do I find my institution's URL to access Canvas apps on my mobile device?
  2. Which browsers does Canvas support?
  3. Canvas Overview (Students) [Video]
  4. How do I copy content from another Canvas course?
  5. How do I set my Canvas notification preferences?
  6. How do I use the Dashboard?
  7. How do I submit an online assignment?
  8. How do I reorder and hide Course Navigation links?
  9. What are the basic computer specifications for Canvas?
  10. How do I customize my Course list?

 

 

 

 

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