Courseware Support would like to remind our users that the Campus Pack (blog and wiki tool in Canvas) will change this week. This upgrade will not affect Canvas or any other integrated tools. The Eastern Daylight Time change will occur at 7am on Saturday, August 2nd. Please see this table for the complete schedule of […]

Courseware Support has increased its office hours in late July and throughout August to help faculty and staff prepare for the Fall 2014 term. Office hours are a great way to connect with a Canvas specialist for assistance. We are also hosting several online and in-person workshops in late July and throughout August. The online […]

Kate Dyachuk, Courseware Support Intern, has complied some useful information to help you make sure your computer meets the basic requirements for Canvas. We would like to thank Kate for writing this post! Canvas runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, or any other device with a modern web browser. It supports the last two versions […]

On Saturday, July 12th, Draft State will become a standard feature in all Canvas course sites. In Draft State, Assignments, Quizzes, Modules, Pages, and Discussions are unpublished by default, meaning that students cannot see these items until they are published. Additionally, graded items like assignments and quizzes are not included in gradebook calculations. There will […]

Do you use Campus Pack blogs, wikis, or journals in your Canvas site? If so, you’ll be interested in upcoming changes to the Campus Pack interface. The Campus Pack interface will change on Saturday, August 2nd.  While your blog, wiki, or journal may look different once the changes take place, the tools will retain the […]

Many instructors use groups in their courses for collaborative learning. This entry explains how to create Canvas groups and gives some suggestions for how to use them. But before we dive into the “how-to’s” of Canvas groups, we need to explain a few things about how this tool works. What Should I Know about Canvas […]

Courseware Support would like to welcome new Canvas users! Whether you are using Canvas for the first time to teach a summer course or have recently requested a Canvas site for the Fall 2014 semester, there is no better time than now to learn more about Canvas through these great online resources: CNVS 001. An Introduction […]


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