Keli Amann

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Student Tip: Add Canvas Calendar to your personal calendar

by on January 14, 2021 9:27 am
If your instructors are creating meetings and office hours in Canvas, here’s how you can get these events, and Zoom links, to appear in your Google or Outlook Calendars.
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The advantages of scheduling Zoom meetings in Canvas and using Panopto Course Videos

by on December 11, 2020 1:14 pm
Instructors are not required to record class meetings in Zoom, but doing so gives greater flexibility to students during this trying time. In most cases, Zoom meetings should be scheduled from the Canvas Zoom tool so recordings will be automatically copied to Panopto Course Videos.* Exceptions to this recommendation are webinar meetings or section-specific meetings,… Read more The advantages of scheduling Zoom meetings in Canvas and using Panopto Course Videos
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(Re)introducing Panopto Course Videos, new home for all your recordings, including Zoom

by on September 11, 2020 10:10 pm
Please see the updated blog, The advantages of scheduling Zoom meetings in Canvas and using Panopto Course Videos. Panopto has been available as a hidden tool in Canvas for several years for most schools (except the Graduate School of Business) under the name “Course Videos”*. On August 28, Panopto began appearing automatically in Canvas course… Read more (Re)introducing Panopto Course Videos, new home for all your recordings, including Zoom
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Making it easier for students to shop a course from off-campus

by on September 10, 2020 11:39 am
Most Canvas courses have been accessible only to students who are officially enrolled. However if students can’t simply walk into a lecture hall or seminar room, and there is a 20 unit limit on courses, the Stanford Canvas team developed a new option for instructors to make their courses “open” to Stanford students during the… Read more Making it easier for students to shop a course from off-campus

Changes for summer Zoom meetings

by on June 8, 2020 10:46 am
On June 23, Zoom will make meeting passwords mandatory for new meetings and add passwords to previously scheduled meetings if they didn’t already have them. Also on this day, Stanford will remove toll-free dial-in numbers from the list of available audio options for Zoom participants. The following steps will help you avoid disruption of your… Read more Changes for summer Zoom meetings

Download of Course Recordings in Canvas

by on May 28, 2020 10:00 am
Students who are attending class online from their homes have lower bandwidths than what they have on campus and can have difficulty streaming videos in Canvas in the Course Videos (Panopto) and Zoom tools.  Starting on May 29 at 7:00 PM, students will be asked to acknowledge a download agreement once a quarter as they… Read more Download of Course Recordings in Canvas
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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.
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Add Usage Rights to Your Uploaded Files Starting December 18

by on December 7, 2015 5:37 pm
*This blog post is outdated. Please see our updated article on adding Usage Rights to your Canvas Files. 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… Read more Add Usage Rights to Your Uploaded Files Starting December 18