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jjones@lynn.edu
Click to view contentGreetings, Canvas world!   As I am sitting thinking about my proposal for InstructureCon2020, I thought, wouldn't it be a great idea if CanvasAdvocates had space where they can present to other users from a direct end-user perspective! These presentations can stretch from beginner to advanced or even open Q and A panel with a panel of "Canvas… (Show more)
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James Jones
Click to view contentQuizWiz is a user script developed by James Jones  and Avi Naiman that adds speed enhancements to quizzes, assignments, and discussions within SpeedGrader. It also provides alternative scoring methods for certain types of quiz questions. It runs in SpeedGrader and on the Quiz Moderation pages.   Installation instructions are near the bottom, but…
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Benji Zorella
Click to view contentDid you know that you can embed images in a unit that dynamically size, according to your page size?   This is ideal for embedding images into your Canvas unit that can be viewed on a mobile with no issues.   The embed code from the HTML editor will refer to the width and height of the image: <p><img… (Show more)
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William Moindrot
Hi All,   We're in the process of rolling Canvas out here at the University of Liverpool, and we've got an event coming up that I'd like to try to do something a bit different for.   The temptation was to give those coming along (BYOD) a tutorial to follow, but as some of the staff will already be familiar with basic Canvas use (and others not)… (Show more)
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Jaap Stelpstra
Click to view contentAttached Excel workbook is able to download data from Canvas (exclusively using Get API calls) to create an overview of all group sets, its groups and its members in a course.   Group sets and groups are displayed (vertically) in column A and B (see Settings). Additional information received from Canvas (for each group set, group and member)…
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James Jones
Click to view contentUpdated instructions (not code) April 14, 2019. If you are seeing strange date and time, like setting your assignment to be due at 10:00 pm but it coming back as 9:59 pm the next day, I've determined the quick fix until I can fix it in code. See step 3 of the instructions for how to fix. Update December 25, 2018.   Version 2c of the script now…
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Kalli Binkowski
Click to view contentUpdated 1/23/2020 with new RCE information Introduction A new year and a new semester is a time of renewal.  As you refresh and revise your courses for the coming semester, please consider making your content more accessible.   I hope you've heard that word, but here's what you really need to know about accessibility: it's about making your… (Show more)
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Melinda Robins
I use BigBlueButton to meet with my class in real-time. I'd like to invite someone from "the outside world" to interact with them. What's the best way to do this? Intuitively, I'm thinking of doing a Google Hangout with him, then sharing the desktop. But can my students ask this person questions that way? Any bright ideas? Thanks.
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Rachael Sweeten
Click to view contentThe rising popularity of online college courses creates new opportunities for completion and success. Unfortunately, more students who sign up for online courses also fail or wash out!  Students and instructors alike benefit from clarifying the skills needed to succeed and the mental preparation needed to prime students for online success.  … (Show more)
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