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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.