• App Canvas Student

    Hello everyone!   I've been reading world trends and there has been a huge growth in the use of Mobile as apps. We conduct research at our university and note that it is totally the reverse of the trend.  ...
    Edgard Rodrigues
    last modified by Edgard Rodrigues
  • Before You Migrate Courses From Blackboard to Canvas

    Our school is in the process of migrating from Blackboard Canvas. We started about a year ago and we learned a lot. I'd like to share a guide we created. It's written from an instructor's point of view and i...
    Benjamin Rodriguez
    last modified by Benjamin Rodriguez
  • Ed-tech goodness: How CanvasCons help you grow your community & brand

    Interested in sharing your knowledge with peers? Check! Interested in growing your brand as a thought leader in education? Check, check! Interested in learning ways to elevate learning for your students without...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Preparing Your Canvas: Tying it all up

    This is the eleventh (and final!) post in my Preparing Your Canvas series, documenting NKU's transition from Blackboard to Canvas. If you want to start from the beginning, here's the rest in chronological or...
    Nicholas Jones
    last modified by Nicholas Jones
  • Preparing Your Canvas: Coda

    This is the tenth entry in my Preparing Your Canvas series, documenting NKU's transition from Blackboard to Canvas. If you want to start from the beginning, here's the rest in chronological order:  ...
    Nicholas Jones
    last modified by Nicholas Jones
  • Preparing Your Canvas: The Feather of Truth

    This is the ninth entry in my Preparing Your Canvas series, documenting NKU's transition from Blackboard to Canvas. If you want to start from the beginning, here's the rest in chronological order:  ...
    Nicholas Jones
    last modified by Nicholas Jones
  • What do Faculty think about Canvas?

    Each spring Online Learning at Richland Community College collects faculty user ratings for Canvas. The survey includes a mix of quantitative and qualitative questions that cover topics like faculty's overall experien...
    Kona Jones
    created by Kona Jones
  • .NET - Generating Encrypted User Passwords

    What is this about? When I first started learning Canvas, I thought it was very convenient that I could create a new user and Canvas would automatically send an invitation to the new user with a link to the login page...
    Garth Egbert
    created by Garth Egbert
  • .NET - Canvas API Implementation

    What is this about? If you are a .NET developer and are interested in leveraging the Canvas API to automate tasks at your institution, you might be interested in ths demo project.  I will provide a Visual Studio ...
    Garth Egbert
    created by Garth Egbert
  • .NET LTI Project - Part 3 - OAuth

    In .NET LTI Project - Part 2 - Launch Request we looked at the variables that are received in the launch request.  These variables are a vital part of user authentication using OAuth.   In very general term...
    Garth Egbert
    created by Garth Egbert
  • .NET LTI Project - Part 2 - Launch Request

    In .NET LTI Project - Part 1 - Connect to Canvas we got an app wired into Canvas, but it really doesn't do anything yet.  It was a simple exercise in how to configure Canvas to recognize your application.   ...
    Garth Egbert
    created by Garth Egbert
  • .NET LTI Project - Part 1 - Connect to Canvas

    During a session at InstructureCon 2016 I realized that there are quite a few people who are interested in developing LTI tools for their institution, and looking for instruction on how to get started.  I thought...
    Garth Egbert
    created by Garth Egbert
  • API Testing: Postman

    This information is really geared towards users who are trying to get started with the API.   I have seen questions in the community about the API, and have see Postman mentioned many times.  But, searching...
    Garth Egbert
    created by Garth Egbert
  • API Use Case: Standardize Course Navigation

    When we were researching LMS platforms, one piece of feedback that really struck me as being obvious was course navigation.  What we found was consistent feedback from users who were frustrated that finding resou...
    Garth Egbert
    created by Garth Egbert
  • LTI 1.x - Useful Links

    After attending a session at InstructureCon 2016 (which was very well organized and well worth the trip), I thought it might be useful to post some helpful resources that I found while cutting my teeth on LTI.   ...
    Garth Egbert
    created by Garth Egbert
  • Gradebook Analysis - Error Checking The Gradebook

    Background Recently I was asked to develop an LTI to allow faculty to submit their grades directly from Canvas back to the SIS.  The obvious benefit is that faculty would not have to do double entry, i.e. work wi...
    Garth Egbert
    created by Garth Egbert
  • Angel to Canvas Comparison Sheet for Faculty

    This chart shows common Angel 8.0 features, what those features are called in Canvas, and how they are different. In addition, there is a section showing Canvas features with no equivalent in Angel.   This list ...
    Kona Jones
    last modified by Kona Jones
  • Blackboard 8 to Canvas Importer

    It's been a few years since we needed to deal with this, but at the time I felt the need to improve on the built-in Blackboard import into Canvas. I tried to replicate the structure of the original course in Blackboar...
  • Start from scratch in Canvas or import from Angel?

    It's important to decide whether you want to build your courses from scratch or if you want to import all of your content from Angel.  In most cases all course content in Angel does copy over into Canvas, but wil...
    Kona Jones
    last modified by Kona Jones