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...

Preparing for Fall – update on Canvas courses

Official fall courses are expected to be created the first week in August. If you want to start developing your courses now, you can request a staging site for one or more of your courses. Just complete the miscellaneous course site request form on our Canvas gateway...

Canvas@UD Newsletter | May/June 2020 Edition

Below is a text-only version of the May/June 2020 Edition of the Canvas@UD Newsletter MAY/JUNE EDITION   Featured Article: The Canvas course creation process is now automated Join us: Delivering Learning Experiences Online (DLEO)Quick Tips: End-of-semester...

Summer Courses are created

Summer Courses are created. Please review Important information regarding Canvas courses for summer session before beginning development of your summer course.

CANVAS@UD NEWS

Use Video to Make a Difference Teaching Online

This fall, many instructors are teaching an entire class online for the first time. They must re-imagine their teaching process and much of it may involve the use of video: perhaps via a live lecture capture, a pre-recorded web lecture, or a screencast. If you are...

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Canvas Release Notes – August 15, 2020

A Canvas production update will occur on Saturday, August 15, 2020. Check out the full release notes. Production updates occur on third Saturday of each month, and the next planned update is Saturday, September 19, 2020.  Updates in the current release include: Bulk...

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Fall Canvas Courses Available August 5th

Fall courses in Canvas are scheduled to be created on August 5th. It is critical that each and every faculty member teaching this fall logs into Canvas and checks their Canvas Dashboard to see if their courses have been created. Your Canvas Dashboard now shows...

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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...

Canvas@UD now offers the Google Drive LTI

Canvas@UD is pleased to announce the integration of the Google Drive LTI with Assignments, Collaborations, Modules, Course Navigation, and the Rich Content Editor.  This integration allows instructors and students to use, create, share, and collaborate...