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Canvas Workshop Offerings in Winter Quarter 2019
A variety of Canvas workshops will be offered in Winter Quarter 2019.  In these workshops, you can learn how to use the Canvas learning management system and other digital technologies to enhance your classroom teaching, devise creative assignments f (More)
New Feature in Canvas: HTML5 Support for Firefox and Chrome
Canvas now supports HTML5 in its Rich Content Editor for Firefox and Chrome.  If you are using one of these browsers, yo (More)
Introducing the New Gradebook
Starting January 6, 2018, faculty and instructors can opt-in to use Canvas’ New Gradebook. The new gradebook offers a number of enhanced features, improved accessibility support, and a better user experience. The current gradebook is expected to be d (More)
Home Pages in Canvas
When students go to the Canvas site for your course, the first thing they see is the Home Page. Choosing the right Home Page can make your Canvas site more useful for your students by directing them to the materials or information that they most need (More)
Email and Beyond: The Art of Communication in Canvas
  Canvas offers multiple built-in tools that instructors can use when communicating with their students.  Each has its own strengths and particular situations to which it is well-suited. Email/Conversations More)
The Grading Crunch: How Canvas Can Help
Grading assignments is often one of the most time-consuming aspects of teaching. When an instructor has many lengthy assignments to grade in a short span of time, it can be difficult to leave helpful and thorough comments on each. A More)
UChicago's Canvas Survey: The Results
In Winter Quarter 2018, the Academic Technology Solutions group conducted online surveys of University of Chicago students and faculty/instructors to see how they’re using the newly adopted Canvas learning management system, what they think of Canvas (More)
Preventing Cheating in Canvas, Part 2: Quizzes
  Whether you're distributing course documents or giving online quizzes, it's important to make sure that the materials on your Canvas course site are secure.  Making sensitive materials too easily available increases the risk of academic dis (More)
Preventing Cheating in Canvas, Part 1: Files and Modules
  Whether you're distributing course documents or giving quizzes, it's important to make sure that the materials on your Canvas course site are secure.  Making sensitive materials too easily available increases the risk of academic dishonesty (More)
Introducing the New Scheduler
Canvas' New Scheduler is now live! The New Scheduler allows instructors to create Appointment Groups and schedule office hours directly from their course calendar. In the previous Scheduler, if you wished to add an Appointment Group, it was necess (More)
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