Category: Announcements

Canvas New Features & Updates Fall 2017

by on September 22, 2017 2:30 pm
There are many new features and updates to Canvas this Fall quarter. One of the exciting new features is the ability to duplicate assignments and pages.  Updates include the Course Home Page Default to the Modules layout and option to add existing course content.  The Docviewer feature replaces the Box previewer and Crocodoc annotation tools.… Read more Canvas New Features & Updates Fall 2017

Roster Photos with NameCoach Integration

by on September 19, 2017 4:24 pm
In 2016, the VPTL Canvas team developed the Roster Photos tool to close a major feature gap for those migrating from CourseWork to Canvas. The Roster Photos tool displays official student Campus ID card photos to help instructors put a face to a name at the start of an academic term. For Fall 2017, instructors… Read more Roster Photos with NameCoach Integration

Announcing Gradescope Integration with Canvas

by on July 24, 2017 4:23 pm
Gradescope is a tool that allows instructors to grade paper-based assignments online effectively and consistently in half the time.   What is Gradescope? The integration with Canvas now allows you to import your Canvas roster into your Gradescope course and upload grades from Gradescope into Canvas. *Note: Prior to integration you must create a Gradescope… Read more Announcing Gradescope Integration with Canvas
Course Home Page - Modules

Announcing New Canvas Features & Updates: Assignment Duplication, Course Home Page Changes & More…

by on July 14, 2017 9:10 pm
On July 15, 2017 you’ll see some new features and updates in Canvas. One welcome addition is the ability to duplicate assignments and pages. For more information about these new features, visit the related links below.   What’s New Assignment Duplication   Pages Duplication Duplicated Assignments and Pages will be “Unpublished”. Duplication for Quizzes and Discussions… Read more Announcing New Canvas Features & Updates: Assignment Duplication, Course Home Page Changes & More…

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
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
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
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
Roster Photos

Announcing Roster Photos

by on April 6, 2016 5:44 pm
In one-on-one consultations, surveys and help desk tickets, faculty and TA’s have told us that roster photos was one of the features they relied on in CourseWork and is one of the most needed features in Canvas. Our VPTL Canvas team listened to your feedback and developed a roster photo tool for Canvas. Instructors, TAs… Read more Announcing Roster Photos
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Announcing Canvas Commons

by on March 25, 2016 12:52 pm
On March 26, a new tool called Commons will appear in the Canvas menu for Instructors, TA’s and Course Admins. What is Canvas Commons? It’s a space for Stanford faculty and instructional staff share course resources. You can share course content with everyone  in the Stanford Canvas community, with only those in your department or just… Read more Announcing Canvas Commons