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 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.
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which searches through course content and returns invalid or unresponsive external links in both published and unpublished content.
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.