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.
A new and improved interface for Files will be going live on all Canvas courses on May 11th.
A new and improved interface for Files is now available in Canvas. Instructors can opt in on a course by course basis.
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.
Canvas has just released a new version of their mobile app for iOS. Download it today for your iPhone or iPad!
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.
There are two tools available in Canvas for content delivery: Files and Modules. Both have similar uses, but also have different features.
There are a few different tools available for class communications in Canvas. This tip will distinguish between Announcements, Class Mailing List, and Conversations.
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.
The Courses drop down menu in Canvas displays courses that you are enrolled in. Courses are listed alphabetically by default, but you can customize the courses that are displayed.
The Observer role in Canvas can be used for auditors and guests who would like to view a Canvas course without receiving credit. During the Add/Drop period, students will be added to courses as an Observer for 24 hours. Here are some guidelines on what Observers can and cannot do in Canvas.
The SpeedGrader in Canvas allows you to view all student submissions in one place. Some document assignments can be marked up for feedback directly within the submission. You can also provide feedback to your students with text or media comments.