• Art instructor seeking advice, hope, commiseration

    I normally teach painting and drawing courses, live at a college. I am supposed to have some semblance of an online class for Beginning Painting courses by Monday and I am just now learning about how to use Canvas.
    Cynde Balent
    last modified by Cynde Balent
  • Advice for setting up training course for students.

    Good morning everyone!  Since we are thrown into online learning due to the circumstances, I was wondering what is the best way to setup the 'Passport to Canvas' course for all of our teachers and students? ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Best practices for online exams

    Hi Everyone,   Now that we are all diving deep into the online waters, I wanted to find out more about best practices when it comes to setting up online exams.  I teach and coordinate a statistical literacy...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Send announcements to ALL classes!

    This has been a thing since 2016, had a lot of support.  INSTRUCTURE!! WHY ISN'T THIS A THING?!  It should have been a thing years ago, now it is almost criminal that this isn't a thing.  Why hasn't thi...
    Patrick Immel
    created by Patrick Immel
  • Any ideas on how to teach a chemistry lab in an online format?

    Like many colleges, my school is looking to move to a fully online environment for the spring quarter, and I cannot for the life of me figure out how to teach advanced O-Chem and General Chemistry labs without physica...
    Sean Ryland
    last modified by Sean Ryland
  • Speech Therapy

    Hi,  Any speech therapists using Canvas? If so, how well does it work for remote learning?
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • External tools for creating excersices

    Hi!  We are looking into different options on tools to create interactive exercises (quizzes, drag-and-drop, interactive videos etc.). So far we've been looking at integrating h5p.com or Course Arc.   ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Defining an LTI Implementation Policy and Corresponding Procedures

    Greetings Fellow Canvasphiles!   I'm eager to reach out to our fine Canvas Community, and start a conversation about creating a policy, and process for LTI implementation at their institution. ...
    Timothy Lampley
    last modified by Timothy Lampley
  • Concerns regarding the sale of Instructure for $2 billion to Thoma Bravo

    On December 4th, it was announced that Instructure (the company that makes Canvas) would be sold to private equity firm Thoma Bravo. The price: $2 billion, making it one of the biggest ed tech valuations in history. B...
    Ian Linkletter
    last modified by Ian Linkletter
  • Remote Group Video Projects

    Is there a good way to have two students who live remotely to work together to create a video project with PPT's and picture-in-picture narration by both students?  Suggestions?
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Outside access to Canvas

    We recently discovered that faculty were allowed to invite outside parties to assist with their classes on Canvas.  While I understand doing this, there isn't a process in place to vet these individuals.  I ...
    Scott Merritt
    last modified by Scott Merritt
  • How to improve academics of Slow Learners?

    Slow learners are not much active in class room academic activities.Suggest some remedies to make them fast learners.
    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
  • Games to engage instructors to explore Canvas features

    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 ...
    William Moindrot
    last modified by William Moindrot
  • Are your Instructional Designers 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 I'm not considering that ancillary function in my question, but rat...
  • Selling of Instructure

    Has anyone else seen this article? https://www.edsurge.com/amp/news/2019-12-04-new-ownership-for-an-lms-giant-private-equity-firm-to-buy-instructure-for-2-billion   I find it very interesting and somewhat d...
    John Boekenoogen
    last modified by John Boekenoogen
  • Reaction Time Testing for Music

    Would anyone happen to know a way to have students click a particular element for a song and to gauge if the student is understanding the material? I am looking for a mix between a reaction time tester that is overlap...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Sample Student Community Resource Center in Canvas?

    Hello, I'm looking for a sample Student Community Resource Center built in Canvas. Is there anyone willing to share a short video tour of your student resource center? Or perhaps you have a link to your resource cente...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Formula Based Questions

    I want to ask students to report a measurement they would have taken during lab – they will be expected to take several measurements of several items but I’ll only ask about one. That sounds really easy, a...
    Darrin Jones
    created by Darrin Jones
  • Canvas + Virtual Simulations = Upcoming OpenSimulator Community Conference

    I wrote an open letter in the Hypergrid Business e-magazine in February 2017 -- about the need for an OpenSimulator (virtual learning simulation) viewer that can be integrated into Canvas.  My goal is for my stud...
    Kay McLennan
    last modified by Kay McLennan