• Embedding Content in Canvas, or: How I Learned to Stop Being Bland and Make My Content Amazing

    I'm excited to be presenting at InstructureCon 2018. It's one of my very favorite conferences, and this year I get to present a very fun topic: how to embed content into Canvas like a rockstar (or ringmaster). We will...
    Sean Nufer
    created by Sean Nufer
  • Anywhere, Anytime: My Adjunct Faculty Experience with Canvas Teacher.

    This semester, I challenged myself to only use Teacher when grading and providing feedback. The release of Canvas Teacher got me like:   tl;dr Overwhelmingly positive.   Context The course I am (was, by t...
    created by cgaudreau
  • Screen Capture Editing Tools

    We just started using Arc this last week (yes, total newbie!!) and as we went to build our Internal training guides realized that there wasn't a lot of documentation offered on how to use the Screen Capture Editing To...
    Kona Jones
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  • Assessment and the Little People

    Getting assessment right can be a challenge. Especially in a busy primary school classroom where time is precious and the timetable action packed. Making the most of snatched or pre-planned moments to work 1:1 with s...
    Bobby Pedersen
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  • Twitter4Canvas: The Benefits of a Class Twitter Account

    For several years now, I've had two separate Twitter accounts: OnlineCrsLady is my personal (i.e. professional) account, while OnlineMythIndia is my class account which contains content I share for my students.  ...
    Laura Gibbs
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  • StoryLab: Now With SoundCloud Playlist also

    I was in a multimedia mood today, so in addition to adding a YouTube Playlist to my Canvas StoryLab, I decided to add SoundCloud too! I recorded audio (just using my phone, nothing special) for three stories, uploaded...
    Laura Gibbs
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  • StoryLab: Now With an Embeded YouTube Playlist

    Okay, here's the latest at StoryLab: I created a YouTube playlist, embedded it in my StoryLab, and -- as promised -- I wrote up a step-by-step on how to create a YouTube playlist and embed it in Canvas.   And, o...
    Laura Gibbs
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  • Batch Uploading Quiz Questions with Respondus

    Updated: June 28, 2017 I've updated this blog to organize things a bit more...as well as include information on how to work with images.   If you currently create quizzes in Canvas manually (question by qu...
    last modified by chofer@morainepark.edu
  • Comparison Shopping for Free Tools: Pinterest, Flickr, Diigo, Padlet

    My final CanvasLIVE of the summer will be this Thursday: Beautiful Curation: Pinterest and Flickr in Canvas         Update: As promised below, here is a link to the slidedeck:   &...
    Laura Gibbs
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  • Two Great Books about Teaching to Start the Summer

    I've been flying a lot back-and-forth between Austin and my home in North Carolina (taking care of my dad), and one advantage of all that travel time is that I get to read a LOT. My summer folklore project took shape ...
    Laura Gibbs
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  • Good Things Happen When You GO OPEN

    Being able to create OPEN course sites is one of my favorite things about Canvas. Your students and their work stay private, but you can adjust the settings in a Canvas course to make your Pages and other course files...
    Laura Gibbs
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  • Admin Tips: Search Quickly for Users & Courses

    For admins who do dozens of searches per day on Canvas, here are a couple of tips that save a few clicks (and a few seconds) each time. I use these many times a day. (This post is an adaptation of the "Customer Lightn...
    Matthew Weathers
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  • StoryLab: A Canvas Resource Space

    Okay, I've been bad... Very bad. This new summer folklore project has had me completely enraptured, and I've been neglecting other things (forgive me, Adam Williams!). I'm reading through mountains of folktale and nur...
    Laura Gibbs
    last modified by Laura Gibbs
  • UDOIT Version 2.3.2

    This release removes support for PHP 5.4 and 5.5, fixes some bugs, and adds some convenience features.   Highlighted ChangesSupported PHP versions:  5.6, 7.0, 7.1 Added a configurable maximum size for files ...
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  • Introducing Canvas to Junior Schools - Page Design, Badging, Portfolios and H5P

    On Wednesday we have our second annual Canvas Day for our Year 6 Junior school students. It is an event that introduces the students to Canvas and prepares them (in part) for more extensive use the following year...
    Gideon Williams
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  • Canvas Mobile Apps, Not Just for Students Anymore

    Hello Canvas family and friends,    Come join me for the 6th straight year of InstructureCon(Carn) presentations about using Canvas on mobile. This year, I plan to bring back some great content, s...
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  • Canvas Status via RSS Feed

    There are many ways to read RSS (Rich Site Summary or Really Simple Syndication as defined on RSS - Wikipedia) feeds.  You can do so via browser plugin-in, RSS readers, and other news aggregators. ...
    last modified by chofer@morainepark.edu
  • Feedback from Students about Feedback

    As promised in the previous post about the auto-bots (Bots and Other Automated Feedback: Clippy's Revenge), I wanted to say something about an exciting new feedback thing I am doing right now in my classes: brainstorm...
    Laura Gibbs
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  • TCM Presents: Mad about Musicals!....and Arc

    Written by Richard L. Edwards, Executive Director for Strategic Learning, Ball State University   Last year, at InstructureCon, Hilary Melander, Sr. Manager over Canvas Network, walked me over to a tent, jus...
    Hilary Melander
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  • Office365 Integration - I am really concerned...!

    Did the title get your attention?   OK, lets start with the positives, there are LOTS of things I like about the Office365 LTI:   The Collaborations tool is wonderful and is a great feature to engage student...
    Gideon Williams
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