• Microsoft Teams

    Does this UX/UI look familiar? Canvas? Nope. It's Microsoft Teams which launches today. (A #slack competitor)  
    Rob Gibson
    last modified by Rob Gibson
  • Are your Instructional Designers considered faculty or staff?

    In your organization, are your Instructional Designers considered faculty or staff as their primary designation?  I know many IDs also teach, so my question is more about the primary job function of an Instructio...
    last modified by John_Lowe@baylor.edu
  • Color Overlay - off by default?

    I'm beginning to think that the color overlay on the Dashboard should be off by default.  From a clearly design perspective it mostly detracts from courses that have an image. What's your opinion?  colo...
    last modified by S9300807
  • Hidden Gems: Who's Got the Fastest Finger?

    In New Quizzes, one of the things that you may have not noticed is setting the seconds in the time limit. Here's how you can work it out.   From the Settings tab, turn on the time limit feature. In the Minutes b...
    Kelvin Dean
    last modified by Kelvin Dean
  • Online Ed Humor Toon-Up

    Yet another benefit of online courses. Author Thomas Royce Wilson, PhD. @Captain Big Idea – Free "cognitive cartoons" about learning and living with technology    *Shared with permission. 
    Rachael Sweeten
    last modified by Rachael Sweeten
  • 2020 Course Design Essentials: Event Launch & Giveaway

    2020 Course Design Essentials  Monthly Canvas Community Event LaunchThe Canvas Instructional Design Team is launching our 2020 Course Design Essentials monthly event. These events will include blog posts, li...
    Lily Philips
    last modified by Lily Philips
  • Any tool to make the ID work process clear?

    I am an instructional designer at Higher Education area. I have been looking for a tool (project management tool maybe?) which can be used between faculty and me to make the working process clear. For example, using t...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • What's in a Name? Why Pronouns Matter

    “What's in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet   What’s in a name? What does it mean? Why is it important?  ...
    Renee Carney
    created by Renee Carney
  • New Gradebook Quirks to be Aware of?

    Our institution switched everyone to New Gradebook a couple weeks ago. I don't have any experience with it. Are there any quirks that I should be aware of? For example, I know the late policy applies across the board ...
    Katie Venit
    last modified by Katie Venit
  • Site Home Page

    I have a Moodle instance that will be moving to Canvas. The district would like to maintain their current home page look and functionality in Canvas. Is this possible within Canvas to set up a sort of common landing p...
    created by gailc@cciu.org
  • Create a Button Inside a Canvas Page

    I came up with this idea of a website that will help my canvas users to Create Simple Buttons. I also wanted to integrate it somehow with canvas. I was able to build the site and then I used the IFrame function to pin...
    John Nassif
    last modified by John Nassif
  • Course Design Rubrics & Checklists

    I'm starting to lose track of all the different rubrics and checklists related to course design that I've come across, and some new ones have come out very recently, so I'd thought I'd list them here.  If you kno...
    Doug Holton
    last modified by Doug Holton
  • Embed Zoom video and transcript into a Canvas page

    I'm looking for html code to embed a lecture recorded to the cloud with Zoom. The code below gets the video and transcript embedded and working together, but I can't figure out how to get the transcript to ...
    Whitney Clay
    created by Whitney Clay
  • Wrap Text Around an Embedded Google Slide

    Hi All, Does anyone know how to wrap text around an embedded Google Slide? I want to wrap the text below around the Slide. Any ideas?       Lorem Ipsum 1: Lorem Ipsum 2: Lorem ipsum dolor sit ame...
    Tracie Bosket
    last modified by Tracie Bosket
  • Synoptic Assessment

    Is there anyone out there using synoptic assessment and if so how do you manage this within Canvas?
    Mike Ewen
    created by Mike Ewen
  • Change text on "Take the Quiz" button?

    Hi,   I've been trying to mimic what was done in this discussion to change the text on the "Take the Quiz" button in a Canvas quiz. Many of our quizzes are not actual quizzes; rather, just assignments that ...
    Jake Watkins
    last modified by Jake Watkins
  • Importing Rubrics from a Spreadsheet

    I've written an Rubric Importer user script that will allow you to copy a rubric from a spreadsheet like Excel or Google Sheets and paste it into a textbox inside Canvas and then automatically turn it into a rubric wi...
    James Jones
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Perfect Size for Graphics on Canvas Homepage?

    Is there a "perfect size" for graphics on a homepage? I have our college's web designers coming up with custom graphics for our homepages and I haven't found a solid answer on the best size to make the graphics. 
    Aiden Sizemore
    last modified by Aiden Sizemore
  • Printing Canvas quiz

    A teacher came by today and asked if there was a way to print a quiz. I had never done this before. I found two ways:   1.Click on Preview and print from there but it wouldn't look clean. In a pinch it would wor...
    Kendra Cameron-Jarvis
    last modified by Kendra Cameron-Jarvis
  • Course Evaluation Checklist

    ** UPDATE JANUARY 2020** Our Canvas Course Evaluation Checklist v2.0 is Now Available! Please visit our Course Evaluation Checklist v2.0 Blog Post to learn more about v2.0 and create your own copy of th...
    Lily Philips
    last modified by Lily Philips