Category: Announcements

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
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VPTL Canvas Surveys - Spring 2020

by on May 29, 2020 5:19 pm
Canvas Surveys We’d appreciate your feedback on your experience using Canvas: VPTL Spring 2020 Faculty Canvas SurveyVPTL Spring 2020 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 20, 2020. Thank you for your time and… Read more VPTL Canvas Surveys - Spring 2020

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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Summer 2020 Canvas Courses Now Available

by on April 28, 2020 5:38 pm
If you don’t see your Summer 2020 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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Making it easier for students to shop a course from off-campus

by on April 3, 2020 3:56 pm
Please clear your browser cache to see the changes to Stanford Syllabus. 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… Read more Making it easier for students to shop a course from off-campus
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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 and read the short list of things you need to know before you use the New Gradebook in Winter 2020.
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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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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?