Category: Announcements

Canvas

Winter 2022 Canvas Courses Now Available

by on October 19, 2021 11:58 am
– Post your syllabus as soon as possible (Axess enrollment opens Dec 1)– Copy content from a past course– Request an appointment to get help with setting up your course

New Quizzes

by on August 11, 2021 12:00 pm
New Quizzes is a new assessment engine that integrates with Canvas as an LTI tool and will replace the current (Classic) Quizzes functionality in Canvas.  Starting September 1, instructors can try out New Quizzes to create assessments using a variety of question types. Instructure, the company that owns and operates Canvas, is currently planning on… Read more New Quizzes
Canvas

Fall 2021 Canvas Courses Now Available

by on August 2, 2021 5:24 pm
If you don’t see your Fall 2021 course 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 as soon as possible – Copy content from a past course– Request an appointment to get help with setting up your course
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LTS Canvas Surveys - Spring 2021

by on June 15, 2021 8:51 pm
If you used Canvas this Spring quarter, we’d appreciate your feedback on your experience: LTS Spring 2021 Faculty Canvas SurveyLTS Spring 2021 Student Canvas Survey Your feedback is important and will be used to improve Canvas in the future. This brief survey will be open through June 30, 2021. Thank you for your time and assistance.

Introducing Ed Discussion

by on June 9, 2021 4:50 pm
Beginning Summer 2021, Ed Discussion is available for campus-wide use. After assessing several discussion tools for Piazza’s replacement, Learning Technologies and Spaces (LTS) feel confident Ed Discussion will prove to be a strong Q&A platform. For current or past Piazza users, see the detailed or simple version of the Ed Discussion and Piazza comparison chart for key feature differences. Ed… Read more Introducing Ed Discussion

Enable & Use SCRIBE in Canvas

by on April 22, 2021 11:07 am
Stanford Converter into Braille and E-Text (SCRIBE) is an online document conversion tool that transforms text and image-based files into a variety of output options, including audio, Braille, or e-text formats. SCRIBE doesn’t only benefit students who are in need of an accommodation. The tool can also help students who may be developing their English… Read more Enable & Use SCRIBE in Canvas
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LTS Canvas Surveys - Winter 2021

by on March 12, 2021 2:52 pm
If you used Canvas this Winter quarter, we’d appreciate your feedback on your experience: LTS Winter 2021 Faculty Canvas SurveyLTS Winter 2021 Student Canvas Survey Your feedback is important and will be used to improve Canvas in the future. This brief survey will be open through March 28, 2021. Thank you for your time and assistance.
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Bulk Question Upload for Canvas Quizzes

by on March 11, 2021 10:38 am
The Canvas team spent Fall 2020 converting an open-source command line app into a web app that would allow instructors to create quiz questions in Microsoft Word or a text editor and import such questions to Canvas Quizzes. Our team piloted the web app with HUMBIO during Winter 2021 and have made some enhancements based… Read more Bulk Question Upload for Canvas Quizzes
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The advantages of scheduling Zoom meetings in Canvas and using Panopto Course Videos

by on December 11, 2020 1:14 pm
Instructors are not required to record class meetings in Zoom, but doing so gives greater flexibility to students during this trying time. In most cases, Zoom meetings should be scheduled from the Canvas Zoom tool so recordings will be automatically copied to Panopto Course Videos.* Exceptions to this recommendation are webinar meetings or section-specific meetings,… Read more The advantages of scheduling Zoom meetings in Canvas and using Panopto Course Videos

Canvas Gateway Changes

by on September 17, 2020 12:28 pm
The Canvas gateway will soon have a fresh new look. The gateway’s new design includes a consolidated login area, which creates room for news content to be front and center. Auxiliary Canvas links have been made visible without requiring users to scroll. In addition, improved accessibility for keyboard and screenreader users has also been incorporated.… Read more Canvas Gateway Changes