Brand spankin' NEW training alert - Canvas Mobile App

Posted by Bradon Lewis on Sep 5, 2018 10:31:10 AM

Let’s face it, when you're teaching a course online, time is your most valuable commodity. The online classroom doesn’t have a set location. You and your students are often working at different times and in different places. 

This is where the Canvas mobile app can help bridge the gaps between time and space, students and faculty.

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Topics: Canvas, faculty training

Prep your Canvas for Fall 2018

Posted by Lainie Hoffman on Jul 31, 2018 9:35:56 AM

Fall is coming - make sure your course is ready for prime time when classes start on August 20th, 2018!

Now is when you want to make sure your homepage is set, your navigation is clean, and you have all your settings in the right place. Take some time to double check your course in Canvas so you don’t have to sweat opening day.

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Topics: Canvas

Techsmith Relay: Now in your Canvas course!

Posted by Alexander Karklins on Jan 8, 2018 11:30:18 AM

The TechSmith Relay Canvas integration is now available in your Canvas course shells by default. Here are some details on how this powerful tool works:

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Topics: Canvas, TechSmith Relay, Gradebook

Faculty, are you ready for the start of the semester?

Posted by Kate Miller on Jan 3, 2018 8:13:50 AM

The spring 2018 start date is just around the corner! Make sure your course is ready to go on January 16th.

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Topics: Online Classes, CU Online, Canvas, Online teaching

What's coming to Canvas in the Spring 2018 Semester?

Posted by Alexander Karklins on Nov 30, 2017 8:49:06 AM

New Gradebook: Instructors are able to opt-in to a revised gradebook in Canvas. The new gradebook design is based on several years of instructor feedback and features new options for sorting, filtering, and organizing your course's grade information. To enable the feature, go to your course's settings and turn on "New Gradebook" in the Feature Options tab. This article explains the new gradebook in greater detail:

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Topics: CU Online, Canvas, Winter Web Camp, Online Training

New Accessibility Checker in Canvas

Posted by Kate Miller on Oct 30, 2017 3:16:47 PM

The Rich Content Editor Accessibility Checker assists instructors and course designers to maintain accessibility requirements in Canvas content. The Accessibility Checker is located in the Rich Content Editor menu bar. Depending on the size of the browser window, users may have to scroll the menu bar horizontally to view the Accessibility Checker icon.

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Topics: CU Online, Canvas, Accessibility

Discovering Canvas for Students Webinar

Posted by Kate Miller on Aug 3, 2017 2:06:51 PM

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Topics: CU Online, Online learning, Canvas, Online teaching

Instructional Design:                                   Faculty Weblog #1: John Byrd

Posted by Amy Osatinski on May 2, 2017 2:50:14 PM

For the first CU Online Instructional Design Faculty Weblog, CU Online's Instructional Designer Amy Osatinski sat down with John Byrd, Senior Instructor of Finance at the Business School. In his weblog, John demonstrates how he uses HTML to create interactive pop-up boxes in Canvas. To view the Weblog, click here

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Topics: Online Classes, Online faculty training, CU Online, Canvas, Online teaching, Online tools, Instuctional Design, Interactivity, HTML

Gain insight into your course with Canvas’ built-in data tools

Posted by Brenden Goetz on Apr 5, 2017 12:07:11 PM

Canvas provides several ways to understand how students are performing and engaging with your course. It’s up to you to decide what to do with that info, but here are a few of our favorite tools, and some ideas of what to do with them.

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Topics: CU Online, Canvas, Online teaching, Canvas data

Instructional Design Faculty Weblogs

Posted by Amy Osatinski on Mar 1, 2017 7:46:02 PM

Are you doing something interesting or innovative in your Canvas course? Would you like to share your great work with other faculty members?

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Topics: Online Classes, CU Online, Canvas, Online teaching, Online tools

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