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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
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Fall 2018 Courses Now Available

by on July 26, 2018 7:17 pm
Fall 2018 Canvas Courses Now Available If you don’t see your Fall 2018 Canvas courses on your dashboard, please let us know at help@stanfordcanvas.zendesk.com. Post your syllabus before August 1, 2018 (first day of registration) Copy content from a past course Access past courses with the new View All Courses button at the top of… Read more Fall 2018 Courses Now Available
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End-of-quarter Tips for Teachers

by on May 31, 2018 11:03 am
1) Manage Course Access after Quarter Ends Courses in Canvas convert to read-only access after the quarter ends (the Sunday after grades are due) and are removed from the active course dashboard. Students can no longer submit assignments or post discussions. Teachers have an additional month of active use after the term ends to add/edit… Read more End-of-quarter Tips for Teachers
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VPTL Canvas Surveys - Spring 2018

by on May 27, 2018 9:34 pm
Canvas Surveys We’d appreciate your feedback on your experience using Canvas: VPTL Spring 2018 Faculty Canvas Survey VPTL Spring 2018 Student Canvas Survey Your feedback is important and will be used to improve our communication, training, and workflow for supporting Canvas. This brief survey will be open through June 22, 2018. Thank you for your… Read more VPTL Canvas Surveys - Spring 2018
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Canvas Update - Spring 2018

by on March 28, 2018 8:35 pm
We’re excited to announce several features and resources that have recently been released and share an update about upcoming enhancements for Spring quarter. Course Status Notification on Homepage – Publish Course Button Syllabus – Default Homepage for All New Courses Announcements Course Status Message – Publish Course Button Section-specific Announcements Modules – Export Course Content… Read more Canvas Update - Spring 2018

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

New Design for Scheduler/Appointment Sign-ups

by on March 20, 2018 6:30 pm
A new design for appointment sign-ups will be introduced for Spring 2018, making the process easier for students. This feature was previously known as the Scheduler within the global Calendar tool. Changes for Instructors and Teaching Staff: The Appointment Group function is now integrated into the Create New Event workflow. There is no more Scheduler… Read more New Design for Scheduler/Appointment Sign-ups
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VPTL Canvas Surveys - Winter 2018

by on March 8, 2018 2:19 pm
Canvas Surveys We’d appreciate your feedback on your experience using Canvas: VPTL Winter 2018 Faculty Canvas Survey VPTL Winter 2018 Student Canvas Survey Your feedback is important and will be used to improve our communication, training, and workflow for supporting Canvas. This brief survey will be open through April 1, 2018. Thank you for your… Read more VPTL Canvas Surveys - Winter 2018
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Canvas Tools - Spring 2018 Pilot

by on March 1, 2018 4:52 pm
Are you interested in increasing communication, collaboration, and engagement in your courses? Then our Canvas tools being piloted for Spring quarter might be a great fit for you and your students. Just contact the Stanford Canvas team if you’d like to learn more or arrange for a demo of the Harmonize discussion tool or the… Read more Canvas Tools - Spring 2018 Pilot

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