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Looking for Course Materials? 

January 11, 2022


Looking for Course Materials? 

September 7, 2021

Still waiting for a textbook to arrive? Don’t worry! The library maintains a closed course reserves collection to ensure that students have access to required materials.


#266: New Canvas Interface Coming May 6 

March 15, 2016

A new Canvas user interface (UI) will be rolled out on Friday, May 6. When you login to Canvas, you’ll see an updated layout for your Dashboard and a different location for the Global Navigation Menu.


#264 Link Validation in Canvas 

January 6, 2016

As an instructor, you can verify all external links throughout your course to ensure they are valid. You can check these links using the course link validator, which searches through course content and returns invalid or unresponsive external links in both published and unpublished content.


#258 Canvas: Better File Browsing Going Live on May 11 

April 27, 2015

A new and improved interface for Files will be going live on all Canvas courses on May 11th.


#247 “Better File Browsing” Option Now Available in Canvas 

January 7, 2015

A new and improved interface for Files is now available in Canvas. Instructors can opt in on a course by course basis.


#231 Upcoming Canvas Features 

May 6, 2014

Two new features will be available in Canvas at the end of this month: Draft State and a new layout for Conversations.  Here is a sneak peek so you can familiarize yourself before the switch.


#220 Canvas iOS App 3.0 

March 20, 2014

Canvas has just released a new version of their mobile app for iOS.  Download it today for your iPhone or iPad!


#217 Using the Calendar in Canvas 

March 3, 2014

The Calendar is a global tool that keeps track of events and assignments across all of your courses in Canvas.  It integrates closely with the Assignments and Syllabus pages of your courses and also contains a tool for scheduling meetings between faculty and students.


#216 Distinguishing Content Delivery in Canvas 

February 25, 2014

There are two tools available in Canvas for content delivery: Files and Modules.  Both have similar uses, but also have different features.


#214 Clarifying Class Communications in Canvas 

February 17, 2014

There are a few different tools available for class communications in Canvas.  This tip will distinguish between Announcements, Class Mailing List, and Conversations.


#212 Learn From Canvas Guides 

February 6, 2014

Instructure, the company behind Canvas, has extensive documentation available for all Canvas users.  There are guides on all features available to each particular course role (Student, Instructor, Observer, Designer) as well as guides on the features and functionality of the mobile app.