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OER for Teaching Writing

Hello everyone! At my institution we have been working on reassessing our introductory writing courses in light of two factors: 1) the fact that students come to college with varied writing abilit...

04-17-2020

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New features: Reopen quiz and additional response release options

I was reading the most recent release note summary for February 16th here, Release Notes: Canvas, and noticed that a couple of new features are being released for Quizzes.Next. It looks like we wi...

02-05-2019

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Canvas Certification Courses- What teachers should and shouldn’t be asked to do in the Community

Being at an institution with a number of experienced Canvas users as well as many just getting started, I have been giving thought to what activities within the Community should be included in initia...

10-09-2018

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Saving time teaching online

Hello everyone,  I teach a course on developing/facilitating online classes and have a question I wanted to pose based on one of our class discussion topics.  For those who teach online,...

06-26-2018

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Move Quizzes.Next to Quizzes Tab

Currently to create a quiz or access an existing quiz in Quizzes.Next you must go to the "Assignments" tab.  I suggest changing this so that Quizzes.Next is in the "Quizzes" tab instead. I be...

06-06-2018

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New Quizzes: Add location for SpeedGrader Access

In the current quiz system, an instructor may access SpeedGrader through the grade book or from the overview screen of the quiz itself (see below).     With Quizzes.Next, curre...

05-30-2018

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Inquiry-Based Learning

Hello everyone,  I am getting ready to present some training on Inquiry-Based Learning to a group of teachers and administrators and am looking for a little bit of help.  The training I ...

04-03-2018

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Higher Order Thinking in Memorization-Heavy Courses

Hi everyone,  I am working with some faculty who teach content/memorization-heavy courses such as medical terminology, introductory-level science, and similar courses.  We are working to...

02-27-2018

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Studying Student Experience Online

Reading responses to the https://community.canvaslms.com/polls/1421-which-do-you-prefer-online-vs-on-campus?sr=search&searchId=69a4fb40-a03a-4831-8cb9-d71c3361751b&searchIndex=0" modifiedtitl...

02-16-2018

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Tips on training others to use Mastery Paths

Hello everyone, I am preparing training on Mastery Paths for faculty at my institution and have a couple of questions for those who have trained others on Mastery Paths or teachers using this feat...

01-13-2018

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Indicate Cross-Listed Courses in Admin Reports

I would like to suggest that when admin reports, like unpublished and unused courses, are run that there is some indication of 1) whether the course is cross-listed, and 2) which course it is cross-l...

12-01-2017

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Help with HTML for Google Slides

Hi everyone,  I was hoping that someone with HTML experience might be able to help me with a bit of code I have been struggling with.  My goal is to create a rotating set of photos in a ...

11-21-2017

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Favorite Advanced+ Canvas Features?

I have been asked by a group of faculty at our institution to offer a few "super advanced" Canvas training sessions.  I know that "advanced" is a bit subjective, but I was hoping that folks woul...

11-17-2017

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Advanced Table Style Examples?

Hi everyone,  I am looking for examples of what can be placed into the "style" box of advanced table properties.  I have had no trouble using border/background color but the style box is...

11-17-2017

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Thoughts on beginning early alert efforts

Student retention is a concern in probably every college and university in America. We wouldn’t be in education if we didn’t feel it is a transformative experience and benefits not only the individua...

11-15-2017

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Page text default grey-ish not black

I am hoping that someone can give me some insight into why text on pages by default is grey and not black (see below).  Reading within the Community it sounds like the default text color can't b...

11-03-2017

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Early Alert - Effective Data & Practices

Everyone,  At my institution we are preparing to implement early alert software (Nuro Retention).  I am part of a group looking at data that should be included in the system, either from...

10-29-2017

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Any Nuro Retention Users?

Hello everyone, I posed this in the general question board as well but thought I would post it here for anyone who may be able to provide some help. We are preparing to implement Nuro Retention fo...

10-22-2017

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Nuro Retention Users?

We are preparing to implement Nuro Retention for early alert functionality.  I know that Nuro is an Alliance Partner (Alliance Partner - Nuro Retention) and was hoping that if there are any Nuro...

10-20-2017

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Notification of Student Comments in Speedgrader

Does anyone know if Canvas will notify me as a teacher if a student leaves comments in the document viewer window of Speedgrader?  I use point annotations in Speedgrader to provide feedback to s...

10-14-2017

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