Category Archive: Canvas

May 04

MAGIC 2015 Videos Available

Thanks to all of the teachers, administrators, and technologists that attended the first meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Group Instructing with Canvas at Longwood University. We had a great turn out for this inaugural event with so many great sessions. If you didn’t have time to get to all of the sessions you wanted to or …

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Apr 30

#TechTipThursday: SpeedGrader App

Canvas uses SpeedGrader as the tool through which instructors are able to grade student submissions. SpeedGrader is available to users both online (through Canvas directly) and as an app. Instructure recently updated the SpeedGrader app and this post will provide an overview of how instructors can complete common tasks within the new SpeedGrader app. Our focus …

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Mar 16

Canvas Releases an Resource Sharing Platform

Today, March 16th, 2015, Canvas Commons was introduced to our University’s instance Canvas. We are among a select group of institutions who have access to the Commons through a pilot program. Through the Canvas Commons, faculty will be able to create learning objects that can be used in multiple sections of a course or can …

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Jan 22

#TechTipThursday: Making a feature request

Canvas, as Longwood University’s learning management system, is a versionless platform. This means that Canvas updates on, approximately, a 3-week cycle. Interested in user feedback, Canvas has a system through which users can request new or adjusted features. Canvas notes that “the Feature Discussion Forum is only one of many inputs that we consider when …

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Apr 13

*New on April 16* Nights at the Library with the ITCs

Students: Are you concerned about the end of the semester? Do you need, or want, to know what final exam grade is needed to help you pass that worrisome class? Are you not sure what to do if you have trouble in the middle of an exam on Canvas? We can help! Join us for …

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Mar 09

*NEW on March 12* Nights at the Library with the ITCs

Attention Students!   Curious about what other tools Canvas can work with, like Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn? Let’s talk about how we can make Canvas work for you… Join us for our second “Nights in the Library with the ITCs” on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014. Greenwood Library Atrium @ 6:00pm – 7:30pm We will talk with …

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Feb 21

Nights at the Library with the ITCs

Attention Students! Do you have questions about Canvas? Are you wondering how to make it work for you? Don’t be this person. We can help. Join us for the first of three “Nights at the Library with the ITCs” on Monday, February 24, 2014. Greenwood Library Atrium @ 6:00pm – 8:00pm We will be discuss …

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Feb 04

Canvas Kisses Tip #3: Using the Calendar Feed

Feb 04

Canvas Kisses Tip #2: Setting Notifications Preferences

Feb 04

Canvas Kisses Tip #1: Use Google Chrome

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