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New Gradebook Coming Soon

by on December 12, 2019 4:05 pm
On December 19, 2019, a new gradebook will replace the current gradebook.  Find out more about the changes and new features or read the short list of things you need to know before you use the New Gradebook in Winter 2020.

VPTL Canvas Surveys - Fall 2019

by on December 5, 2019 1:55 pm
Canvas Surveys We’d appreciate your feedback on your experience using Canvas: VPTL Fall 2019 Faculty Canvas SurveyVPTL Fall 2019 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 January 5, 2020. Thank you for your time and… Read more VPTL Canvas Surveys - Fall 2019
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Course Navigation Menu Changes

by on October 19, 2019 12:44 pm
On October 19 the Canvas course navigation menu got a new look. The menu changes are designed to help improve accessibility by sharpening contrast and using both color and visual indicators to define currently active menu items. NOTE: Some course navigation menu items (e.g, “Settings” and some external tools like “Roster Photos” are not visible… Read more Course Navigation Menu Changes
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Winter 2020 Canvas Courses Are Now Available

by on October 17, 2019 2:02 pm
Winter 2020 Canvas Courses If you don’t see your Winter 2020 courses on your Canvas dashboard, please let the Canvas team know at canvashelp@stanford.edu. Canvas Course Setup Tips Post your syllabusCopy content from a past courseAccess past courses with the View All Courses button at the top of the Canvas dashboard Winter 2020 Canvas Course Setup Sessions The VPTL… Read more Winter 2020 Canvas Courses Are Now Available
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Canvas Update - Fall 2019

by on September 20, 2019 5:33 pm
Here’s what’s new for Fall 2019: New Syllabus Design – Easier File UploadStanford Well-Being Resources – Link on DashboardHarmonize Discussion Tool – New FeaturesNew Canvas Gradebook Coming – Option to Turn OnVPTL Canvas Road Map   New Canvas Syllabus Design – Easier File Upload The Stanford Canvas team implemented an improvement to the Syllabus tool… Read more Canvas Update - Fall 2019
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New Syllabus Design: Easier File Upload

by on August 22, 2019 1:35 pm
On August 9, the Stanford Canvas team implemented an improvement to the Syllabus tool in order to provide instructors an easier, more intuitive way to upload a single syllabus file. Guide: How do I add a syllabus?
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Important Change for Adding Third-party Tools (Apps) to Canvas

by on August 22, 2019 1:28 pm
The process for adding third-party tools (also called Apps) to your Canvas course will change, beginning Winter 2020, from a self-serve process to a request process in order to allow The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching & Learning (VPTL) to ensure all apps meet university standards for privacy, data security, accessibility and effectiveness.… Read more Important Change for Adding Third-party Tools (Apps) to Canvas
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Fall 2019 Canvas Courses Are Now Available

by on July 26, 2019 4:36 pm
If you don’t see your Fall 2019 courses on your Canvas dashboard, please let us know at canvashelp@stanford.edu. Note: This does not apply to the Continuing Studies Program. – Post your syllabus – Copy content from a past course– Request an appointment to get help with setting up your course
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Canvas Update - Spring / Summer 2019

by on June 14, 2019 4:11 pm
Here are updated Canvas features for Spring and Summer quarter: Canvas Analytics Beta – Weekly Online ActivityCanvas Commons – New Image Search ToolNew Gradebook – Filter by GroupsHarmonize Discussion Tool – Image & Video Annotation for Students VPTL Canvas Roadmap   Canvas Analytics Beta Weekly Online Activity Weekly Online Activity is a feature in Analytics… Read more Canvas Update - Spring / Summer 2019
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VPTL Canvas Surveys - Spring 2019

by on May 29, 2019 4:35 pm
Canvas Surveys We’d appreciate your feedback on your experience using Canvas: VPTL Spring 2019 Faculty Canvas SurveyVPTL Spring 2019 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 21, 2019. Thank you for your time and… Read more VPTL Canvas Surveys - Spring 2019