• Hello from the A&NZ Higher Ed User Group

    During 2019, Higher Ed institutions across Australia and New Zealand using Canvas started the A&NZ Higher Ed User Group, in partnership with our Customer Success Managers from Instructure. I am lucky enough to be ...
    Jayde Colquhoun
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  • Using Google Docs for dynamic Canvas content

    If you create a document in Google Drive, you can click on File > Publish to the Web > Publish to generate a link or embed code. The embed code can be used anywhere in Canvas where the Rich Content Editor is ava...
    Stefanie Sanders
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  • Turn that Cumbersome Teacher Resource Binder into a Digital School Resource Hub!

    Calling all school level administrators and leadership teams!Have you ever had a bajillion resources you needed to hand out to your faculty but hate the idea of making all those copies?? Not to mention killing a bunch...
    Rosina Monteiro
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  • Beginning- and End-of-Course Checklists for Instructors

    Have you ever wished there was a resource you could reference when setting up a Canvas course? Well, good news...now there is one! The Training Services department shared all of their collective experiences ...
    Erin Wasson
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  • Rich Content Editor HTML Cheatsheet

    Update 1/1/2020. The new rich content editor is available in beta and will be available in production in the January 2020 release. See my new post about the new rich content editor for the latest updates.  J...
    Susan Nugent
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  • New and Improved Rich Content Editor HTML Cheatsheet

    At InstructureCon2019 the new rich content editor was unveiled so I decided it was time for update to the Rich Content Editor HTML Cheatsheet (see the original post). It important to note at this time the new editor i...
    Susan Nugent
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  • New vs. Old Analytics

    Hello Canvas Community!   We will continue to iterate on improvements to course-level analytics. In the meantime, we've created a guide of the differences. Please let me know in the comments if we've missed...
    Katrina Hess
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  • HTML Editor Syntax Highlighter

    Disclaimer This is my second blog post to the Canvas Community, but I'm going to stick with my tl;dr format.   The Situation Who doesn't like their code to be easier to read!? Oh, you use the Rich Content Editor?...
    cesbrandt
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  • Kung Fu Canvas

    Canvas has some AMAZING and AWESOME videos and guides!  They are great resources for looking up just about anything you want to know.  However, if someone is Canvas beginner it is hard to know which video(s)...
    Mike Cowen
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  • Teachers Need To Use Teacher

    Despite an aggressive marketing campaign and screaming until my lungs grew sore, some instructors on my campus still try to use the old all-in-one Canvas app to teach.  While I am grateful I got these slow-to-cha...
    Jason Griggs
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  • Canvas Mobile App | Calendar Events and In-class participation

    Working as an EdTech Specialist at a renowned Med School I come across various scenarios.   Major Users: Students, Instructors and Canvas Admins (Including Me! )   How and Why: Majority of our st...
    Rakshitha Rajanna
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  • Course Evaluation Checklist v2.0

    Canvas Course Evaluation Checklist v2.0 is Here! A few months ago, it came to my attention that the original Canvas Course Evaluation Checklist had been reviewed in the International Review of Research in Open &a...
    Deonne Johnson
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  • SCORM packages as module content

    When the SCORM LTI tool used in Canvas was built, the focus was on using SCORM packages for assessment with the marks in the SCORM assessment being passed back to the Canvas gradebook. However, there are lots of insta...
    Paul Millar
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  • Tracking Partial Completion of Professional Development Courses

    In my work as an Adoption Consultant for Canvas, I often collaborate with stakeholders, designing solutions to help meet their needs. A recent situation came up as it relates to tracking completion of professiona...
    David Stokowski
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  • One (More) Reason to Use Outcomes

    Recently I've had the pleasure of working with the good folks at addalingua in their journey to use Canvas to help fulfill their mission: inspire global empathy through education in two languages. As I was showing th...
    Erin Keefe
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  • Canvas not making the Grade (visible)...

    Having just delivered some PowerPoint training to students about making their presentations more effective, I thought I'd take some of my own medicine and start with a * bang * - hence the title of the piece which mig...
    Gideon Williams
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  • Presenting with Canvas – no more power points!

    When our team first started traveling around the state demonstrating the whys and hows of Canvas we used power points to present. It didn’t take us long to realise how clunky this was. We had to rely on screen s...
    Bobby Pedersen
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  • Sorting the All Courses list

    Many of the feature requests involve the ability to sort the information that Canvas provides. One of those requests was to sort the list of courses that you get by clicking on the Courses global navigation link and t...
    James Jones
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  • UDOIT 2.5.0 "Dana"

    This release is dedicated to the memory of Dana Danger Grey, a wonderful person and fierce proponent of accessibility.  Read more about Dana's life here.   The main focus for this release is adding the "fir...
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  • Dad Jokes.Succeeding

    In the spirit of Grab the big shoes and pile into the car, I would like to continue your daily dose of laughter. We all know it is the best medicine and far to often we all take ourselves to serious. So this is the pl...
    Matthew Jennings
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