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Reset Course Content...

Recently I had a professor, who had been assigned to a Canvas course, where another professor had been previously assigned and had entered their course content & syllabus, ask that I remove all t...

08-16-2017

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Want to see when grades in discussion board should be updated...

I'm not sure I know how to ask this, and am piecing together what an instructor appears to be asking... "...I am teaching online courses that rely heavily on student interaction and discussion in ...

08-07-2017

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Highcharts

Highcharts are embeddable, interactive, JavaScript charts for your web pages.   Someone recently pointed me to the UTK web site which was displaying several demographic graphs on a page. &nbs...

01-26-2017

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Anyone having the SIS Imports "Progress" link mouseover display incorrectly?

Under the SIS Imports area there are links generated for "Status" and "Progress".  When you mouseover these links a popup appears, but it does not display correctly.  The popup shows the HT...

01-17-2017

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Developing Course Pages Using Bootstrap

I had been looking at the Bootstrap training materials Bootstrap Grid Basic​ at w3schools.com but then went out and found several online sites that offer a "drag-n-drop" Bootstrap page/site builder.&...

10-20-2016

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Can instructor download ALL student submissions?

Has it ever been possible for an instructor to download ALL student submissions for ALL assignments in a course?  I have a couple of faculty trainers that seem to think that option was available...

10-19-2016

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360° Photos via Roundme

You can use Roundme to make impressive interactive virtual tours, by combining linked 360° images, hotspots for more info with text, stills and video, and directed audio (an mp3 audio can be triggere...

09-23-2016

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Online Infographic Makers

This started when I was looking at some of the "Best College websites" and making notes of what were the trending elements.  I looked at these sites: Welcome to Bucknell University || Bucknell U...

09-14-2016

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Image Sliders/Scrollers/Rotators

Free online, Image Slider Maker​.  Packs all needed files up into a Zip file.  The HTML needs some doctoring, but could then be imported into a Canvas page via an iframe, by first Uploading...

08-06-2016

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Is it possible to add an LTI SSO link in the left navigation area? Not the left course nav area.

I've seen how to put a link on the left navigation area (not course nav) using JavaScript, but is there a way to use LTI and have a similar link?  What is the left nav area called?

06-25-2016

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Simple Video Creation Using Stupeflix

Stupeflix Presentation​ Make videos online with photos, clips, music - Stupeflix Stupeflix is a free, online tool for creating videos.  You can incorporate still images, videos, add audio, u...

06-07-2016

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SIS Import: "No short_name given for course"

This is more of a "heads up" than a discussion, and it didn't fit as a question either. I was attempting to create a few courses via the GUI "SIS Import."  My courses.csv file had the structu...

05-19-2016

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Articulate Storyline 2?

Any comments, ideas, perceptions regarding the use of Articulate Storyline?  Have you imported a Storyline presentation into a Canvas site?

05-16-2016

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I would like more control of the Admin Menu.

I would like to be able to list courses by their "SIS ID".  This is something that our faculty cannot change.  They can change the course "Name" and that can lead to a useless, confused, ou...

05-05-2016

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Import Course Content Fails: file name exceeds 255 max characters limit

I was attempting to import content from a Blackboard 9 archive (zip file) into a Canvas course yesterday and after importing some content the process gave a Failed error message, without any details....

04-01-2016

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Modules: Creation & Management (Video) ?

I was reviewing the Instructor videos that show the New UI and came across a question in the following: 522-Modules-CreationandManagementTranscript.pdf - Google Drive There is a comment in the v...

03-18-2016

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Viewing Old Stereograms with My Hasbro MY3D Viewer

I can't technically tie this to Canvas, but it has been so much fun that I wanted to share it with you.  I've been playing with Google Cardboard and Cardboard Camera over the last few months.&nb...

03-14-2016

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Using Canvas for eReserves

Some time ago, I had a librarian, who administered electronic reserves, contact me about how e-reserves might be incorporated into Canvas.  One of my first thoughts was that by now, there should...

03-02-2016

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I noticed something odd yesterday...

and I wasn't looking in the mirror;-) I was setting up a test environment, in a course, and created a dozen dummy students, enrolled them into the course, and then masqueraded as each (accepting t...

03-02-2016

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LMS Admin: Permissions - Course Roles: Teacher - Add/remove students for the course

More specifically, I am focusing on "remove student from a course" and giving the Teacher the permission to do this. Why would you treat a student differently if they were enrolled manually or via...

02-08-2016

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Born at Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital and grew up on the Coast of North Carolina during the 1960s. Graduated Swansboro High School ('72). Attended UNC-Chapel Hill ('72-74), Campbell College ('75), UNC-W ('76 G), Southern Seminary ('81-83), Coastal Carolina Community College ('91-93 MST); Have worked in the IT department of a small university in Fayetteville, NC since 1995.
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