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Canvas Typography and Fonts

Typography is an important aspect of our web interfaces and helps us express creativity and meaning when we are communicating our content to our students.  The fonts we choose can help us delive...

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How to put borders around your images

CSS borders are really fun and a great way to easily enhance your Canvas pictures. The reality is that you can put a border around anything - a paragraph, a <div>, a picture or video, a heading...

05-27-2022

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Creating Engaging and Interactive Class Content in Canvas with Padlet

Explore Padlet in Canvas with me.  Padlet allows you to create a digital storyboard for your students. Whether you have used Padlet previously or not, join us as we practice integrating Padlet i...

05-10-2022

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Using the HTML editor in Canvas

Abstract: When creating a content page within Canvas, the default view is the rich text editor. Have you ever been curious about what the HTML Editor is and how to use it? Find out at this webinar ...

04-29-2022

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Create custom background colors in Canvas

Black text on a white background can be a boring presentation. Consider adding some color to your page background. While the default black text on white background does have great contrast and is e...

03-28-2022

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HTML image map in Canvas

Until recently, I didn't even know this was possible.  I knew that we are able to upload an image and hyperlink it, but apparently it is also feasible to hyperlink specific portions of an image....

03-25-2022

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5 fantastic online resources for professors

There is so much amazing content on the web for professors and students. Join the staff at the TCS Office of Teaching and Learning as they share their favorite online resources to help you master you...

02-01-2022

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5 Canvas tips every teacher should know

Teachers and students spend a lot of time in Canvas. Some teachers spend thousands of hours in the LMS each year. With that said, there are always a few tips and tricks we can pick up, whether we are...

02-01-2022

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Create a custom Canvas Studio thumbnail

When you upload a Canvas Studio video into class, don't leave your thumbnail up to chance. Don't rely on the machines to autogenerate your video based on a random frame from your video. You don't nee...

01-07-2022

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5 PowerPoint tips you'll wish you knew sooner

This webinar will feature five powerful PowerPoint functions that you help you level up your presentations. PowerPoint has come a long way in developing new features, and if you have been using it th...

01-07-2022

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Custom Background Colors in Canvas

Don’t get me wrong, there is definitely some value to the default black text on white background that we see on so many (*ahem ALL) our Canvas pages. It’s the maximum amount of contrast and allows fo...

12-15-2021

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Create your own gifs! (part 2)

These days, animated gifs are a language of the internet. They're memes, they're interactive, they're a lot of fun. If you're not using gifs with your students then you should consider it, and if you...

11-30-2021

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Create your own reaction gifs!

These days, animated gifs are a language of the internet. They're memes, they're interactive, they're a lot of fun. If you're not using gifs with your students then you should consider it, and if you...

11-03-2021

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Lists in Canvas

There are three ways to make lists on a Canvas page: unordered lists (bullet), ordered lists (numeric), and definition lists (dictionary or glossary). In this tutorial we will explore each approach. ...

09-29-2021

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Create an announcement box

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09-21-2021

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Add hover effects in Canvas

This is a fun little interaction that is pretty easy to execute. In the past we explored how to create buttons in Canvas, and today we will elaborate on that and add interactive hover effects for tho...

08-25-2021

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Copying content in Canvas

Although the copy/paste function on computers is a useful tool, there are better approaches for copying, duplicating, and sharing content within Canvas. A main problem with the copy/paste...

08-09-2021

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Creating accessible color schemes for Canvas pages

A color scheme is a collection of colors, sometimes known as a color palette. When we incorporate color schemes into our Canvas courses, we can create interesting elements that are visually appealing...

08-09-2021

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Class debates in Canvas

Classroom debates offer a unique educational benefit in that they leverage communication skills, collaboration, and deep critical thinking. This puts students in a position of being scholarly provoca...

06-14-2021

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Creating customized tabs

Tabs can be a useful way to organize the content on your Canvas pages, and with a little tinkering you can customize the font size, color, family, and the background colors of the tabs.  Add a l...

05-25-2021

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Sean Nufer works collaboratively with the Instructional Design team and faculty to ensure utilization of state-of-the-art resources in the classroom. He knows how to make gifs, but they're not very good.
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