Originally posted on Jay C. Treat:
The file cabinet in your office is a great place to store your files, but without your guidance students could rummage in them a long time before they found the files they need. Students might waste time because they don’t know which files are more important or more foundational.…

I often tweet during conferences and special events at the Libraries, but even for a Twitter fanatic like myself (I previously professed my love for Twitter here), it’s hard to craft tweets while you are running an event. But as I’m reviewing my notes from this morning’s Canvas Showcase, I realized that I mostly wrote tweet-worthy segments, […]

Leading up to next month’s Canvas Showcase, we are highlighting great uses of Canvas by Penn faculty. Our second installment in this series is an interview with Mitch Fraas, Acting Director of the Penn Digital Humanities Forum and Scholar in Residence at the Schoenberg Institute of Manuscript Studies at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries’ Special […]

Leading up to next month’s Canvas Showcase, we are highlighting great uses of Canvas by Penn faculty. First up, Jami Fisher, American Sign Language Program Coordinator, Department of Linguistics. She teaches and coordinates American Sign Language courses with 12-15 students and has been doing great work with Canvas since it was in its pilot stage. Here she […]

Are  you interested in making a more visually appealing Canvas site? If so, Pages is the tool you are looking for. Let’s take a quick look at Pages and then get inspired by some fantastic examples. Pages give instructors complete control over the organization and creation of content. Each page can be edited via a […]

Guest post by Kate Dyachuk, Courseware Support Intern. Kate previously taught English at School #2 and Ryazan State Pedagogical University, Dept. of English, Ryazan, Russia, as a part of her student teaching work.  She majored in  in TESL and minored in French and education from  Ryazan State University in Ryazan, Russia. Canvas has a fantastic set […]

Please join us for a morning of learning surrounding Canvas. We will hear from faculty about how they are using Canvas and then dive into three short workshops on SpeedGrader, Pages vs. Modules, and Video in Canvas. Canvas experts will be available throughout the morning for one-on-one assistance. Schedule 9-9:30 a.m. — Registration, coffee and light snacks […]


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