Canvas@UD Newsletter | November 2020 Edition

Below is a text-only version of the November 2020 Edition of the Canvas@UD Newsletter. NOVEMBER EDITION   Canvas Connect on December 11, 2020 Time to read: 2 minutes Join our ATS staff to learn what’s new, share ideas with fellow faculty and colleagues, wrap up...

Winter and Spring Course Availability

Winter courses in Canvas are scheduled to be created on November 10th. Spring courses in Canvas are tentatively scheduled to be created on December 8th. It is important for every faculty member teaching for either of these terms to log into Canvas after these dates to...

Updated Respondus Information

The following Respondus tools have been made available at UD for this academic year. You can learn more about all three at Respondus Tools for Assessment. Respondus LockDown Browser, if enabled by an instructor, prevents new browser windows from being opened or used...

Canvas@UD Newsletter | August 2020 Special Edition

Below is a text-only version of the August 2020 Special Edition of the Canvas@UD Newsletter AUGUST SPECIAL EDITION Feature Article: Creating and using videos that make a difference when teaching onlineWhat's New Article: Quizzes ToolDid you know?Reminders...

Canvas@UD Newsletter | August 2020 Edition

Below is a text-only version of the August 2020 Edition of the Canvas@UD Newsletter AUGUST EDITION Feature Article: Course Creation ProcessFeature Article: What to do with unused coursesWhat's New Article: Canvas Roles & PermissionsCourse Creation...

CANVAS@UD NEWS

Winter and Spring Course Availability

Winter courses in Canvas are scheduled to be created on November 10th. Spring courses in Canvas are tentatively scheduled to be created on December 8th. It is important for every faculty member teaching for either of these terms to log into Canvas after these dates to...

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Canvas Release Notes – October 17, 2020

A Canvas production update will occur on Saturday, October 17, 2020. Check out the full release notes. Production updates occur on third Saturday of each month, and the next planned update is Saturday, November 21, 2020.  Updates in the current release include: Recent...

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Updated Respondus Information

The following Respondus tools have been made available at UD for this academic year. You can learn more about all three at Respondus Tools for Assessment. Respondus LockDown Browser, if enabled by an instructor, prevents new browser windows from being opened or used...

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Poll Everywhere – Our Newest Online Polling Tool

Poll Everywhere is an online polling platform that collects real-time responses from students using any computer or mobile device with internet access. An alternative to Zoom polls and iClickers, Poll Everywhere is designed for both remote and on-campus environments...

Canvas New Quizzes Available

Canvas has released New Quizzes, a quiz tool that will eventually replace the existing Canvas Quizzes tool. New Quizzes has been in development for several years and has now been enabled to select as a course feature for Canvas@UD, but the existing Quizzes tool is...

A New Canvas Rich Content Editor is Coming

The new RCE offers an improved user experience across Canvas tools.  For example, the toolbar includes a condensed, more intuitive look, menus are grouped by common icons and interactions, and generally, more editing area is displayed.  If you wish to preview the new RCE, it is available as a feature option that you can enable in your course now.

New Canvas Gradebook – What Happened to MUTE?

If you have been using the New Gradebook in Canvas, you may have noticed the Mute feature for graded assignments has transformed into a Grade Posting Policy feature. This change allows you greater control over when to release grades to students to view their...

New Canvas Gradebook

Update: The New Canvas Gradebook will be the default gradebook for Canvas@UD beginning January 3, 2020! Canvas has a redesigned Gradebook which is optional for you to enable in your course.  Almost all of the features available in the current Gradebook are available...