Benefits of using Canvas for online courses

Published on: Author: Nancy O'Laughlin Leave a comment

  If you have been asked to teach online or have been considering the possibility, this post is a brief review of several tools within the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) that can be used in designing and developing an interactive and engaging online course. Like your face-to-face course, you still need to set goals… Continue reading

Speedgrader UI update

Published on: Author: Beth Kinney

Beta Release, July 25, 2016 In this release, Instructure has announced an updated Speedgrader user interface. The new interface is likely to appear in Canvas in about three weeks. The most noticeable change is that the student roster menu has moved from the left to the right. The roster’s background has also been changed to match the background of the… Continue reading

Known Issue for Firefox: Using Comments in Speedgrader

Published on: Author: Mathieu Plourde
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As stated in the Canvas Beta Release Notes (2015-11-09): SpeedGrader Firefox Crocodoc Annotations When an instructor uses Crocodoc annotations for a supported assignment submission type, the Firefox browser frequently removes the last annotated comment when updating the score field in SpeedGrader. This behavior is a Crocodoc-specific limitation within Firefox that cannot be resolved by Crocodoc… Continue reading