Below is a text-only version of the November 2020 Edition of the Canvas@UD Newsletter.



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 your fall courses, and make plans for an exciting 2021. Attend our afternoon session to get a first look at a COVID-ready classroom.

Join Canvas Connect on December 11

Winter and Spring Course Availability

Time to read: 4 minutes

Winter courses in Canvas were created as of November 10th and spring courses are tentatively scheduled to be created on December 8th. Faculty members should log into Canvas after these dates to check their Canvas Dashboard to see if their courses have been created correctly.

Learn how to prepare for your winter and spring courses.

Fall 2020 unused/unpublished courses to be deleted

Time to read: 2 minutes

Unused Canvas course sites for fall 2020 will be deleted on Friday, December 11. If you have any affected courses you will receive an email on Monday, December 7.

What to do with your unused courses.

What’s New: Poll Everywhere, Our Newest Online Polling Tool

Time to read: 2 minutes

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 and is licensed for all UD faculty and staff.

Get to know Poll Everywhere.

What’s New: Comparing New Quizzes to Classic Quizzes

Time to read: 7 minutes

Since the New Quizzes tool was enabled as a course feature option in August, you may be asking yourself if you should start using it in your courses. The answer depends on how well Classic Quizzes is meeting your needs.

Classic Quizzes vs New Quizzes.

What’s New: Introducing FeedbackFruits and Labster

Time to read: 1 minute

Two new tools are under consideration for integration with Canvas: FeedbackFruits and Labster. Get a closer look at what these tools offer by signing up for an early product demonstration.

See if Feedback Fruits or Labster is right for you.

Did you know?


We have a variety of upcoming workshops.

Check out our workshop calendar to learn more and register.

Upcoming Closures

ATS and the Faculty Commons Virtual Welcome Bar will be closed:

  • Nov. 23 – Nov. 27
  • Dec. 21 – Jan. 1
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