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Introducing the Canvas Help Center

by on May 8, 2017 4:56 pm
The Stanford Canvas Support Team has compiled knowledge-base articles located in the Canvas Help Center.  The Center serves as a self-help resources that is readily available to faculty, staff and students 24/7 and outside of business hours. Articles range from basic step-by-step “how-to’s” for the Canvas platform to Stanford specific FAQs.  How-to’s range from designing… Read more Introducing the Canvas Help Center
Erica Cirillo-McCarthy, Lecturer, Program in Writing and Rhetoric Photo Credit: Megan O’Connor

Canvas Course Profile - Erica Cirillo-McCarthy

by on April 5, 2017 5:23 pm
This Canvas Course Profile features Erica Cirillo-McCarthy’s  exemplary use of Canvas to enhance teaching and learning. She shares her experience with organizing her course using Modules, integrating File links into Assignments, peer review and using SpeedGrader to provide rich feedback.   Canvas Course Profile Instructor: Erica Cirillo-McCarthy, Lecturer Department: Program in Writing and Rhetoric Canvas… Read more Canvas Course Profile - Erica Cirillo-McCarthy
Calendar Event

Save the Date! Stanford IT Open House

by on April 3, 2017 12:05 pm
Stanford IT Open House When: April 13th, 10am – 2pm Where: Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, 2nd Floor  The Canvas team will be attending Stanford’s IT Open House Thursday, April 13th from 10am-2pm.  We’re happy to answer all of your questions and will be addressing Canvas best practices, tricks and tips.  We’ll also showcase… Read more Save the Date! Stanford IT Open House
CourseWork Archive Site

Announcing the CourseWork Archive and Self-Serve CourseWork Course Migration

by on February 3, 2017 6:02 pm
Was my CourseWork content migrated to Canvas? All CourseWork courses from Fall 2014 through Fall 2016 were migrated to Canvas. Some earlier courses were also migrated by request. The deadline for requesting migration from CourseWork has passed. Any additional content migration will be self-serve. See below for details on accessing CourseWork Archive. Migrated courses include: materials assignments syllabi… Read more Announcing the CourseWork Archive and Self-Serve CourseWork Course Migration
Alert

Access Forbidden Issue - Canvas Login Workaround

by on October 22, 2016 7:58 pm
Stanford University web sites which use AFS are displaying “Access Forbidden”.   Stanford University IT (UIT) engineers are working to correct the issue. A workaround for accessing Canvas is to login at canvas.stanford.edu/login/1 or use the Canvas mobile app for iPhone or Android. See the Stanford UIT Service alert page for more information. [10/22/16 8:55 PM UPDATE: Login access at canvas.stanford.edu… Read more Access Forbidden Issue - Canvas Login Workaround
Stanford Syllabus View

Announcing Changes Coming to syllabus.stanford.edu

by on October 12, 2016 4:19 pm
syllabus.stanford.edu will unveil some exciting changes on Tuesday, October 18th. What’s new? An updated look Integration with Canvas, meaning that any syllabi posted to Canvas will automatically show up on this site Only viewing of syllabi will be supported initially. Posting of syllabi will need to be done in Canvas: On syllabus.stanford.edu, click on “Go… Read more Announcing Changes Coming to syllabus.stanford.edu
Russ Altman, Kenneth Fong Professor and Professor of Bioengineering, of Genetics, of Medicine (General Medical Discipline) and, by courtesy, of Computer Science

Canvas Course Profile - Russ Altman

by on September 21, 2016 4:11 pm
This Canvas Course Profile features Russ Altman’s exemplary use of Canvas to enhance teaching and learning in his classroom. Professor Altman and his Head TA, Winn Haynes, share how they have used Canvas features such as question banks, varying due dates (or customized due date extensions), automatic grading, bulk grade uploads and automatic summary statistics… Read more Canvas Course Profile - Russ Altman
Calendar Event

Save the Date! Fall 2016 Canvas Campus Connect Event

by on August 18, 2016 5:33 pm
Canvas Campus Connect: Fall 2016 When: October 21st, 12-2pm Where: Lathrop Library, Room 135 VPTL’s Canvas team invites Stanford faculty and instructional staff to learn more and get updates about the campus-wide transition from the CourseWork learning management system to Canvas.  We’ll provide key tips for a smooth migration from CourseWork to Canvas. Stanford faculty will also highlight… Read more Save the Date! Fall 2016 Canvas Campus Connect Event
Canvas Office Hours

Announcing New Canvas Office Hours for Faculty and Teaching Staff

by on August 18, 2016 4:32 pm
Canvas Office Hours will end on March 28, 2017. When: Every Tuesday between 12pm and 2pm Where: 408 Panama Mall, Room 148 (located just on the right as you enter building from Panama Mall) Beginning September 6, 2016, Canvas Office Hours will be held at a new time (Tuesdays, 12:00-2:00 PM) and in a new location (408… Read more Announcing New Canvas Office Hours for Faculty and Teaching Staff
Blue Books

Do you have handwritten, In-class exams?

by on May 18, 2016 1:56 pm
The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning is gauging interest in a pilot of computer-facilitated exams next year. Instructors and students, let us know if you have an interest in using computers to facilitate in-class exams.