Canvas@UD Newsletter | August 2022 Edition

The Canvas August 2022 Newsletter includes helpful information for the fall semester, Pearson 116 reopening, course conclusion and more.

IT-ATS announces reopening of in-person services in Pearson 116 for fall 2022

Come visit us – again! Coming this fall semester 2022, your favorite Welcome Bar and Commons space will reopen for faculty and all those that teach. The ATS Commons in Pearson 116, hosted by IT Academic Technology Services, will be open Monday through Friday from...

Important Respondus tools announcement!

Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor tools will no longer be available after July 31.

Fall 2022 Canvas Course Sites Available Starting July 26

Anyone teaching this fall should check your courses in your Unpublished section of your Canvas Dashboard starting Tuesday, July 26. Details to check and request any changes can be found in Canvas Course Information for a New Term.

Important: Canvas Courses Concluding in August 2022

The first annual conclusion of Canvas sites for catalog courses will occur the week of August 22, 2022, and will include catalog course sites from 2012 when our Canvas instance was created through Summer 2017.  For more information about the Course Data Retention...

CANVAS@UD NEWS

Technology Survey Review

In late spring, IT Academic Technology Services (IT-ATS) surveyed faculty on their use of and satisfaction with supported educational technology. Approximately 15% of the 2,821 faculty invited via e-mail to participate responded, and we would like to thank all faculty...

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Introducing UD Capture +Zoom for fall 2022

New Zoom-enabled recording system available in select classrooms starting this fall  UD Information Technologies is excited to announce that UD Capture is being upgraded for the fall semester in certain central classrooms to include Zoom capability. Instructors...

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Canvas Course Creation – A Refresher

The automatic Canvas course site creation process began in Summer 2020 - a time when Canvas usage increased because of the transition to online learning. The configuration of the course sites changed slightly each term as course delivery modes were modified and the...

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IT-ATS announces reopening of in-person services in Pearson 116 for fall 2022

Come visit us – again! Coming this fall semester 2022, your favorite Welcome Bar and Commons space will reopen for faculty and all those that teach. The ATS Commons in Pearson 116, hosted by IT Academic Technology Services, will be open Monday through Friday from...

Canvas Gradebook – Apply Score to Ungraded Assignments

Canvas has released a new feature to help maintain your course gradebook.   If you are familiar with the Gradebook tool "Set Default Grade" for an assignment, a similar ability is now available to apply in bulk to either all assignments in an assignment group or to...

Canvas and Zoom Integration Now Available

Exciting news! Zoom has now been integrated with Canvas, streamlining the online experience for both instructors and students. It is now even easier for instructors to create new meetings for their courses, automatically populate the meeting links to Canvas course...

Course Data Retention Process

The LMS Team has developed a new process for Data Retention of Canvas courses which is defined in the new Learning Management System (LMS) Guidelines, Practices and Procedures resource. Based on our research which includes what we have learned from other institutions...

Pilot for Two Tools for Using FeedbackFruits in Canvas

Do you have assignments where students provide feedback to their peers? Do you want to be able to set separate due dates for student submissions and peer feedback? Would you like your students to provide feedback on their experience working with their group members?...
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