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New Canvas Gradebook Design Coming in Spring 2019

by on February 22, 2019 5:06 pm
Canvas has a new design for the gradebook, which will replace the current design this summer. If you would like to preview the new gradebook this spring, you will be able to enable it in your course when the spring quarter starts on April 1, 2019. What’s New? There are some new features, as well… Read more New Canvas Gradebook Design Coming in Spring 2019
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Spring 2019 Canvas Courses Now Available

by on January 30, 2019 2:24 pm
If you don’t see your Spring 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 before February 10, 2019 (first day of registration)– Copy content from a past course– Request an appointment to get help with setting up your course
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Canvas Update - Winter 2019

by on January 30, 2019 2:13 pm
Here are updated Canvas features for Winter quarter: Dashboard – Reorder Course CardsRich Content Editor – New Way to Record Audio & VideoSpeedGrader – Rubrics: Additional Comments Text FieldCanvas Commons – Resource Previews Dashboard – Reorder Course Cards Reorder Dashboard Course Cards You can now use the Move option by clicking the three vertical dots… Read more Canvas Update - Winter 2019
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Canvas Update - Fall 2018

by on November 20, 2018 5:09 pm
Several new Canvas features and updates were released in Fall quarter. New 24/7 Canvas Help Options Stanford-specific Canvas Help – New Help Email Address Dashboard Updates – View All Courses Button, List View – Customizable To Do List Discussion Updates – Section-specific Non-graded Discussions Rich Content Editor Changes – Easier Image Embedding, Word Counter Module… Read more Canvas Update - Fall 2018
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VPTL Canvas Surveys - Fall 2018

by on November 19, 2018 9:45 pm
Canvas Surveys We’d appreciate your feedback on your experience using Canvas: VPTL Fall 2018 Faculty Canvas Survey VPTL Fall 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 January 6, 2019. Thank you for your… Read more VPTL Canvas Surveys - Fall 2018
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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
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Winter 2019 Canvas Courses Now Available

by on October 18, 2018 6:13 pm
If you don’t see your Winter 2019 courses on your Canvas dashboard, please let us know at help@stanfordcanvas.zendesk.com. Note: This does not apply to the Continuing Studies Program. – Post your syllabus before October 28, 2018 (first day of registration) – Copy content from a past course – Request an appointment to get help with setting up your course

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