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Creating Engaging Content in Canvas

Are you interested in learning how you can create more effective and engaging content in Canvas? Would you like to learn about some free tools that will help you create more dynamic content? If so, you can click this link to enroll in a Canvas course that will show you … Continued

Initial Professional Development Training

Are you new to teaching online as of Spring 2020? If so, then you are required to meet initial professional development for teaching online. Upon completion of this two-hour session, you will receive a certificate stating you have met the guidelines for initial professional development to teach online. During this … Continued

Second Annual Canvas MeetUp!

Please join us at UNCG for our second annual Canvas Meetup. When: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Where: UNCG’s Elliott University Center Start Time: 9am Cost: Free This event is designed to provide opportunities for instructors, technologists, LMS administrators, librarians and anyone else using technology for teaching and learning. Sessions will … Continued

Canvas Gradebook Issue

Earlier this week, Instructure made changes to the Canvas Grades area that have resulted in some unintended consequences. If you go into your Grades area (the spreadsheet view) and see columns with an “eye” icon with a line through it at the top of the column, this means that the … Continued

UNCG Hosting N.C. Canvas Meeting

UNCG is hosting a NC Canvas Meeting for anyone interested in learning more about using Canvas or migrating to Canvas. The meeting will be held on Thursday, July 12th from 8:30am-4pm.  This is a free meeting, with lunch provided.  Sessions are performed by instructional technologists and librarians from all over the … Continued

Canvas: New Grade Center

Canvas has introduced a new grade center interface with some helpful new features. The new grade center keeps the tools from the old grade center view (such as import/export, filtering, and arranging column order), but makes the menus more intuitive and also adds two useful new features related to missing … Continued

Create Interactive Timelines

Interactive timelines can be a great way to present a lot of individual facts and data in a visual, unified way that can help students make connections to larger themes and movements. Timelines can help in the understanding of chronology, cause and effect, and how events in different areas overlap … Continued

Changes Coming to Turnitin

As you may know, Turnitin is the plagiarism detection tool integrated within Canvas. The new integration provides greater control over assignment settings and allows access to Feedback Studio. The old Turnitin integration will be disabled on August 10, 2016. At this point, your Turnitin assignments should continue to accept student … Continued

Campus Pack for Canvas

Campus Pack is a suite of tools that integrates with Canvas. Campus Pack provides blogs, wikis, journals, and a robust ePortfolio tool. We only have access to test Campus Pack through March 25, so there isn’t time to incorporate the tools into a live course, but if you would like … Continued

Spring Workshops Scheduled

I’ve scheduled a selection of workshops for the Spring semester. As we come to the end of the main push to migrate to Canvas, I hope to add more variety of topics, so please email me if you have requests. Campus Pack ITS is considering adopting Campus Pack, which is … Continued