Canvas has an integrated tool for math and science formulas that includes both a LaTeX Math Editor and a graphical point-and-click editor. The following video offers an overview of accessing and using this tool. Instructure has prepared extensive documentation surrounding this tool. How do I use the Math Editor? Basic Equation Tips (PDF) Advanced […]
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Emailing students via Canvas is one of the biggest functional differences from Blackboard. Here are some of the most common questions. How do I email my class through Canvas? Canvas messages are sent through the Conversations tool. (Look for the Inbox link in the upper-right-hand corner.) You can send a message to your whole class […]
Guest Post by Vickie Marre, Weigle Information Commons Intern Canvas offers three simple ways to add video to a course site via the Rich Content Editor: recording original videos, uploading video files, and linking to YouTube videos. Canvas features that support the Rich Content Editor include Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, and Syllabus. For step-by-step instructions […]
Lynda.com is a fantastic resource that we at the Libraries use for a lot of our tech learning needs. Lynda recently released a new courseware course, Up and Running with Canvas. This course is a fantastic introduction to some of the features of Canvas, with a few caveats with relation to Canvas at Penn. Here’s […]
Registration is now open for the 2013 Engaging Students Through Technology Symposium at the Weigle Information Commons! This year’s theme is Better Face-to-Face Time, and the symposium is taking on a very Canvas-centric look. Here is the basic premise: Face-to-face time for Penn faculty with Penn students is precious, and faculty are increasingly reconsidering what happens during this […]