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Announcing Canvas Tier 1 Support

by on November 19, 2018 3:29 pm
The Stanford Canvas team is happy to announce that we have engaged with Instructure to offer you Canvas Tier 1 Support. More specifically you will now have access to 24/7 phone and chat support.   Chat Support To access Canvas chat support:   Log into Canvas Navigate to the Help menu Click on the option:… Read more Announcing Canvas Tier 1 Support

Residential Education: Canvas Blueprint Courses

by on August 21, 2018 11:50 am
In the Fall of 2017, Diontrey Thompson, Assistant Dean of Residential Education, approached the Canvas team looking for a more efficient way to design and deploy the RA Residential Class 192A: Residential Education Interpersonal Learning and Leadership course.   All first-year Resident Assistants (including those studying abroad Spring Quarter) are required to complete this course. This… Read more Residential Education: Canvas Blueprint Courses

Canvas Course Announcements

by on March 21, 2018 8:47 am
There are many new and exciting updates to Canvas Course Announcements this spring.  Updates to Announcements include: Section-Specific Announcements Profile Picture Displays Delayed Announcements Allow Comments Option Section-Specific Announcements are now available in Canvas!  When creating an announcement, instructors can select to send the announcement to all sections, one section or multiple sections. By default,… Read more Canvas Course Announcements

Publish Canvas Course Tutorial

by on February 9, 2018 3:52 pm
Don’t forget to publish your Canvas course!  Listed below is a step-by-step walkthrough of the process to publish a course.  We have also made a Publish Canvas Course Tutorial video available.  *Note: Please enlarge Canvas dashboard screen to ensure all visuals are visible.   Publish a Course To publish a course, click the Publish button… Read more Publish Canvas Course Tutorial

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

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

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
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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