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Add Usage Rights to Your Uploaded Files Starting December 18

by on December 7, 2015 5:37 pm
As a university, we want to support authors in their creation of works that are either protected by copyright or available via Creative Commons. We also want to provide guidelines about what is and isn’t allowed to be posted within Canvas by educators. Therefore, as in CourseWork, Canvas users will be prompted to add usage… Read more Add Usage Rights to Your Uploaded Files Starting December 18
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Save the Date! Canvas Kick-off Event

by on November 13, 2015 9:27 pm
You’re Invited: Canvas Kick-off Event When: December 8, 2015 12pm to 2pm Where: Lathrop Library, Room 282 VPTL’s Canvas team invites Stanford faculty and instructional staff to join us as we officially kick off the campus-wide transition from the CourseWork learning management system to Canvas. Need a reason to stop by? Listen and learn as… Read more Save the Date! Canvas Kick-off Event
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Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Canvas @ Stanford

by on October 8, 2015 12:44 pm
1. You can use Canvas now. Just go to canvas.stanford.edu. As long as you don’t publish your course in Canvas, students will not be able to view any activities or content you create. Not sure what you can do with Canvas? Visit gocanvas.stanford.edu. 2. Canvas is replacing CourseWork. See the transition timeline below. 3. Canvas is… Read more Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Canvas @ Stanford
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Canvas Has a New Look for Fall 2015

by on September 14, 2015 10:37 am
A new Canvas user interface (UI) was released on August 31, 2015. When you login to Canvas, you’ll see an updated layout for your account Dashboard and a different location for the Global Navigation Menu.   In the new UI, your selected “favorite courses” will be displayed as “course cards.” If you prefer to see… Read more Canvas Has a New Look for Fall 2015
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Announcing Canvas, Stanford’s New Learning Management System

by on September 2, 2015 9:09 am
During the 2014-2015 academic year, the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL) hosted an open pilot of Canvas, a new cloud-based learning management system by Instructure. Canvas proved to offer functionality and workflows that faculty, students and instructional support staff have long wanted in CourseWork. After a successful pilot, Canvas has… Read more Announcing Canvas, Stanford’s New Learning Management System