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Texas Canvas Users Group - Annual Conference :: Nov. 10th & 11th :: Austin, TX

*Registration required - please check out our in-progress event site or email the chair at mariog@austin.utexas.edu for more information.

05-04-2016

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Outcomes and Accreditation: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Tap/click map to enlarge Mario Guerra​ Ryan Myers​ The University of Texas at Austin - HigherEd UT Austin is embarking on a large-scale assessment project to determine studen...

04-13-2016

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Did you ever know . . .

Our CSM saved me today. Thanks for being so quick on the draw. Deactivated user​, this is for you. Bette Midler (1990) Grammy Awards "The Wind Beneath My Wings" - YouTube Thanks!

04-05-2016

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Test students & outcomes = skewed data

Fellow Educators, You should take a look at this feature request from one of the student workers on the UT Canvas Team,  @millsw ​. It's one of those things that you wouldn't notice unt...

03-24-2016

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Test students & outcomes = wonky badness

Fellow Admins, You should take a look at this feature request from one of the student workers on the UT Canvas Team. It's one of those things that you wouldn't notice until it's already skewed ...

03-24-2016

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The Five Stages of InstructureCon-Proposal-Rejection Grief

Denial Anger Bargaining Depression Acceptance because we all get to go to camp anyway. See you in July!

03-11-2016

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New admin-lovin' feature request - now open for voting!

Hey fellow Admins, I've heard a few conversations about this common annoyance before but don't know that it's been presented as a feature request. Well, here it is. If you're like us, you manual...

03-02-2016

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Infographics 101

I spent my morning learning about infographics from the person behind Cool Infographics, a site that shares infographics the site creator finds interesting or useful. I am new to the world of infogra...

03-02-2016

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Update on analytics - is it enough?

How is everyone feeling about the update to the red/yellow/green analytics graphs? The shape change is subtle, but it is working for your populations?

02-23-2016

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Upcoming feature request that will improve your lives

No, seriously. This will make all of our lives better. Maybe not MUCH MUCH better, not like huge-financial-windfall better, or unlimited-lifetime-free-refills-of-the-beverage-of-your-choice better, B...

02-23-2016

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Missions, points, and badges in Community

Hey everyone, Sometimes when I look at the missions in Community I'm not sure WHERE I'm supposed to put that content. Like the V@lentine task -where do I actually *make* that comment. Also, t...

02-18-2016

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Ability to easily open newly-created course

This one is for my fellow admins and those who love them.   Faculty, staff, student groups, etc. ask us to make them classes in Canvas. We make them classes in Canvas. We get a pop up box that...

02-18-2016

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Finding ePortfolio content

Is there a better way to find content to add to the ePortfolio than by scrolling through this seemingly-random list? The most recent submission this test student made wasn't at the top, and there was...

02-16-2016

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Assignments within weighted groups treated with equal value regardless of points

Please excuse the verbose title.   Our faculty want the option to have assignments within an assignment group to be given the same weight even if they are graded on different point values. &n...

12-15-2015

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Project wish list for student workers

Hey Canvas-ers! I supervise the Canvas student-worker team on our campus and am looking for new project ideas for them. We have a list, and they all have things to work on, but I want big ideas. ...

11-12-2015

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Lea is the Training Coordinator and Student-Worker Supervisor for the Canvas Team at The University of Texas at Austin. She is a native Ohioan, but has lived and/or worked in Indiana, South Dakota, Maryland, Washington D.C., Colorado, and Texas through AmeriCorps and educational pursuits. Lea has a B.A. in Women's Studies from the University of Maryland (Fear the Turtle!), and an M.A. in Gender Studies and an M.S. in Information Studies from The University of Texas at Austin (Hook 'em!). After working as a Learning and Outreach, First-Year Experience, and Women's and Gender Studies Librarian at Texas A&M for three years, she returned to Austin and fell in with the Canvas crowd. Lea loves: helping people become more comfortable with technology, pedagogy (especially feminist pedagogy), assessment, iterative design, audiobooks, college football (O-H!, \m/), her dog, and having access to the OED online.
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