• Hidden Gems: Working with Surveys in New Quizzes

    Surveys are possible in New Quizzes, although you may need some tweaking. There is an article here (FAQ: New Quizzes) mentioning that surveys do not exist in New Quizzes. However, this is not logically corre...
    Kelvin Dean
    created by Kelvin Dean
  • Embedding a Google Doc

    Note: There are easier ways to embed a Google Document, but I found that the other options caused problems: the document would be too small, would not update (or very slow to update), and/or it was hard to naviga...
    Alisha Jonker
    last modified by Alisha Jonker
  • 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
  • Update on New Google Sites: Happy!

    CROSSPOSTED. Updates will appear at Teaching with Canvas blog.  And no, this is not really a post about Canvas per se... it's a post about a great tool to use to fill a gap in the Canvas tool ecosystem: if you wa...
    Laura Gibbs
    last modified by Laura Gibbs
  • 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
  • Hidden Gems: Exporting & Importing Content in New Quizzes

    When I studied the comparison table between Old vs New Quizzes, I thought to myself: If quizzes can be exported, why not individual assignments? They should. Here is a viable solution to export/import a New Quiz. ...
    Kelvin Dean
    created by Kelvin Dean
  • ctrl+k - target of link

    In the new RCE we no longer have the option of pressing ctrl+k which allowed us to choose between the link opening on the same tab or in a new window/tab - it seems the default is now new window/tab and there is no op...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Hidden Gems: Working with Rubrics in New Quizzes

    Some people are wondering: Is there a way to add a rubric to a New Quiz? The answer is actually yes, but it is in a hidden location. Here's how you can do it.   Perform the same steps as you usually would when c...
    Kelvin Dean
    last modified by Kelvin Dean
  • Bringing Virtual Reality into the Online Classroom

    At FIU Online (based in Miami, Florida International University) we are blessed to be able to participate in a variety of professional development opportunities, such as leading conference presentations or a...
    Sky V. King (FIU Online)
    last modified by Sky V. King (FIU Online)
  • Images on pages ... randomly resizing?

    Hello All, We've been using Canvas for not quite a year. Many of our teachers are using a page as a front landing page and linking from there. In the past few months, I have had a handful of teachers tell me their im...
    Sara Frizelle
    last modified by Sara Frizelle
  • 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
    last modified by Whitney Clay
  • How to Print Canvas Quizzes

    Since Canvas doesn't officially support printing quizzes and printing directly from the browser doesn't properly support all question types, I made a tool (Edustrap) that converts exported quizzes from Canvas int...
    r sultan
    last modified by r sultan
  • InstCon 2020: A Primer on the South

      Hello everyone!   I can remember a few years ago when instcon was in Keystone how much I appreciated the blog posts of what to expect in the Rockies. Being prepared for altitude sickness and understandin...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Virtual Classroom - Hardware & Software

    We are a small college in the East Midlands (UK) and are looking at broadcasting lessons either using big blue button or a more suitable piece of software.  Could anyone recommend any outside organisation who cou...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • CanvasCasters Podcast : Big 3 Loves

    As we move into the month of love, I'd like to share my love and appreciation for the CanvasCasters podcast (anchor.fm) . It's amazing to hear such great Canvas stories from fellow Canvas users. Perhaps you've re...
    Sky V. King (FIU Online)
    last modified by Sky V. King (FIU Online)
  • Captivate Learning Interactions in Canvas

    I'm curious how others have incorporated captivate learning interactions like drag and drop into canvas courses.  I've been on a rabbit trail looking specifically for how to import a drag and drop activity into o...
    Lita Bledsoe
    last modified by Lita Bledsoe
  • Project Management Strategies for Instructional Design Projects

    A colleague and I researched Project Management Strategies for Instructional Design Projects and applied the research to our Course Design and Development processes. She's in Florida, I'm in Michigan, and both of...
    Denise Dejonghe
    created by Denise Dejonghe
  • New RCE - pin the sidebar

    While I'm loving getting familiar with the new rich content editor my biggest annoyance is that the insert sidebar disappears every time I add a link or image. As a course designer this is greatly slowing down the way...
    Justin Carrell
    created by Justin Carrell
  • 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
  • Canvas-created icons for course use?

    Canvas has fantastic graphic artists and...I do not. Obviously quality graphics can add so much to a course but what do you do when the only icons you can find/use are not, well, that great? Would it be beneficial to ...
    last modified by jdecker@sjsd.org