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I’ve been thinking a lot lately about using Canvas collaboratively. One common concern, especially about online courses and discussions, is how to facilitate and encourage discussion that is equal in quality to what you might experience in a face-to-face seminar. Carrie Saarinen, formerly at Brown and now at Instructure, offered a wonderful explanation during a […]
You’ve been using Canvas for a while now, you’ve taken the introductory workshops, and you’re ready for more. Keep learning with our Topics in Canvas workshops. Think of these workshops like upper-level seminars: deep dives into one aspect of Canvas to learn how you can continue to use new tools in your teaching. Coming up in March: Topics […]
Today’s post comes to us from Jay Treat, an IT manager in SAS Computing and an adjunct associate professor in Religious Studies. With a little attention, you can change the home page of a Canvas course into a welcoming and helpful entrance to your course’s website. By default, the home page of a Canvas site shows […]
New Conversations has been an opt-in tool since September, and Instructure has slowly added functionality since then. New Conversations functions significantly more like traditional email than the current Conversations tool. Subject lines, both in the tool and in notifications, are the most recent addition. New Conversations is an opt-in tool. To switch to the new […]
More and more faculty have made the move to Canvas, and we have less than 300 courses remaining on Blackboard. Thank you to all who have switched systems! For those who have not yet started using Canvas, you can request summer course sites now, and we have lots of workshops and online resources to help […]