Summer Courses Available April 30th

Summer courses in Canvas are scheduled to be created on April 30th.  It is important for every faculty member teaching for summer to log into Canvas after this date to check their Canvas Dashboard to see if their courses have been created correctly. Remember, the...

Canvas@UD Newsletter | February 2021 Edition

Read the latest Canvas news including updates on the course creation process, new ways to access request forms, a new gradebook view option and more.

Canvas New RCE Enabled

The new Rich Content Editor is now enabled ahead the January 16 enforcement for consistency in the winter term.

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 NEWS

New Canvas Forms Link on Canvas Gateway Page Navigation

For your convenience, we have added a new “Canvas Forms” link on the Canvas Gateway page’s menu bar where you can access and submit the following forms:  Miscellaneous Site Request form Canvas Course Combination Change Request form Canvas Consultation Request form The...

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Adding External Users to Assist with Student Accommodations

Some faculty have expressed concerns about potential FERPA and HIPAA violations when adding external vendors to a course to assist with transcription accommodations for students. These accommodations are referred to as Communication-Accessible Audio/Video materials or...

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Update on the Course Creation Process

All courses for the spring semester were automatically created last December and should be visible to instructors on their Canvas Dashboards in the Unpublished Courses section. If you are still not seeing a course that you will be teaching in the spring, reach out to...

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Learn how to use Perusall in Canvas

The Perusall app is now available in Canvas and can be added to any course. Perusall offers new ways to help students learn by collectively annotating readings in threads, responding to each other’s comments, and interacting. Comments are automatically graded and can...

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...

New Assignment Enhancements for Students

New enhancements for the student assignment view will be available to enable in your 2021 Winter course starting December 18, 2020.  These enhancements provide students with an updated interface and submission workflow, improving the student experience in completing...

Classic Quizzes v. New Quizzes

 Update, April 6, 2021: Canvas has updated its timeline for New Quizzes.  New Quizzes will be enforced in July 2022.  Classic Quizzes will be removed from the interface in December 2022.  For more information, please see New Quizzes Timeline Overview. Since the New...

Canvas New Quizzes Available

 Update, April 6, 2021: Canvas has updated its timeline for New Quizzes.  New Quizzes will be enforced in July 2022.  Classic Quizzes will be removed from the interface in December 2022.  For more information, please see New Quizzes Timeline Overview. Canvas has...