The Teaching with Canvas program aims to optimize faculty Canvas goals and mastery through monthly consultations and support sessions. The inaugural cohort of faculty will work with TLT staff to build Spring 2019 courses using backwards design.
Author: Lee Clontz
CANVAS RELEASE HIGHLIGHTS FOR AUGUST 25, 2018
This release contains upgrades: teachers get appointment details in Calendar feeds and must unmute assignments to see submission details after grading anonymously. Canvas releases arrive every third Saturday.
New Canvas Student Dashboard List View
As part of its Aug. 4 update, Canvas has a new Student Dashboard List View designed to make it easier for students to quickly identify missing assignments, see upcoming assignments and to-dos across classes, and access grade information, all in one place.
CANVAS RELEASE HIGHLIGHTS FOR AUGUST 4, 2018
This weekend’s release contains new features: students can use a to-do list dashboard, and teachers can choose pages and discussions to-do list due dates. Canvas releases arrive every third Saturday.
CANVAS RELEASE HIGHLIGHTS FOR JULY 14, 2018
Canvas releases arrive every third Saturday. This weekend’s release contains noteworthy changes: enhanced anonymous and moderated grading functionality and new non-scored rubric options.
Walking Trails with VoiceThread
In this Faculty First-Person post, Environmental Sciences senior lecturer Anne Larson Hall talks about how students in her freshman seminar used VoiceThread, a collaboration and multimedia presentation tool, to take classmates along on hiking trails they had hiked or would like to hike.
Canvas Course Conclusion Dates Update
TLT is extending term conclusion dates for Canvas courses to better align with Emory’s academic calendar. This change impacts the default dates when students lose access to courses and faculty can no longer edit them.
Creating Video for Learning: Process
This article is part of a series on using video in the classroom. So, what is the best process for…
Wikipedia Editing as Scholarly Practice
The Wikipedia editing process involves deep research and source gathering. Used in an assignment, it can build students’ knowledge on the subjects they edit and hone their public writing skills.
Dr. Ted Pettus Talks Canvas & Collaboration
Ted Pettus has been teaching anatomy and neuroscience in the Emory University School of Medicine since 1999 and has almost 2 decades of experience with Blackboard. Learn about how he made the change as painlessly as possible.
Canvas Release Highlights for April 21, 2018
Canvas releases arrive every third Saturday. This weekend’s release contains noteworthy changes: changes in appearance are coming to discussions, in-browser document previews, and the content editor.
Teaching Digital Citizenship in Higher Ed
Today’s students are of a born-digital generation that seemingly has the Web figured out. But in the age of fake news, could they still benefit from a digital citizenship education? Susan Detrie looks at the evidence.