Category: Announcements

New Syllabus File Upload

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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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
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Summer 2019 Canvas Courses Are Now Available

by on April 1, 2019 4:59 pm
If you don’t see your Summer 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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Schedule Your Mid-Quarter Feedback

by on March 31, 2019 9:17 pm
Now is a great time to schedule mid-quarter feedback for your Spring classes with VPTL. The Small Group Feedback Session is widely considered one of the most useful forms of mid-quarter feedback. Students value the opportunity to give feedback, and instructors have the opportunity to incorporate feedback mid-quarter, before the course ends. Graduate student TAs… Read more Schedule Your Mid-Quarter Feedback
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VPTL Canvas Surveys - Winter 2019

by on March 11, 2019 5:20 pm
Canvas Surveys We’d appreciate your feedback on your experience using Canvas: VPTL Winter 2019 Faculty Canvas SurveyVPTL Winter 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 March 31, 2019. Thank you for your time and… Read more VPTL Canvas Surveys - Winter 2019
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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