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Cross-Listing/Combining Sections in Canvas

You are teaching multiple sections of the same course this semester and would like to merge these sections under one course shell.  Canvas allows you to easily combine multiple sections into one course site. ********In Canvas, the term for combining sections  is referred to as cross-listing.******** 1. The first step in cross-listing…

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Common Canvas Questions – top 3

At the start of the semester, the ITGs get lots of Canvas questions. Here are the top three we get, with the solutions. How do I combine two Canvas sections? How do I copy stuff from an old Canvas course? How do I add a student to my Canvas course?…

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Reminder: Cross-List Canvas sections

Cross-Listing sections in Canvas is the process for combining the rosters of two separate Canvas courses into a single course. Basically, you tell Canvas to remove the roster from one course and put it in another Canvas course. Jeff Nichols wrote out a step-by-step guide on the WFU Canvas site.

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New RCE in Canvas

New Rich Content Editor in Canvas

Canvas is now using a new Rich Content Editor (RCE).  Click here to read a post about the changes you will see.

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Using A Kaltura Video as Canvas Assignment Submission

So you want your students to complete a Canvas Assignment where they send you a video they create. The native, built-in Canvas tools for video capture will work, but it is a one shot take with no ability to edit. With Kaltura, we have unlimited storage for video and you…

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Hiding Grades in Canvas

Professors often want to hide grades from their students while they are working on grading them. Canvas allows the professors the ability to do this and more. Whether using the “Classic”, or “New” quiz tool, professors can control the dissemination of the students’ grades until they are ready. Below you…

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Canvas Week

The Instructional Technology Group and IS Academic Technologies present Canvas Week during the week of August 17-21. See the official announcement on canvas.wfu.edu. There will be a series of classes that includes General Overview Pages & Modules Assessments – Assignments, Quizzes, & Grades Open Lab Registration for the classes are…

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Hypothesis in Canvas

Hypothesis allows you and your students to have a shared conversation on a website or PDF, using annotations. Thanks to the Canvas-Hypothesis integration at Wake, you and your students do not have to create a Hypothesis account when using it inside of a Canvas course. And you use the Canvas…

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Wednesdays are Open Lab days this summer

You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers! This summer, members of the ITG and IS Academic Technologies will be offering open labs on Wednesdays, alternating between Canvas and Online Teaching questions. There is no agenda or formal presentation. Just drop into the Zoom session with your questions and we will provide…

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Canvas Apps – Teacher

In case you did not know, Canvas has both Teacher and Students apps available for iOS and Android. One cool feature with the Canvas Teacher app is that faculty are able to grade their student’s assignments using the app.  After the student submission, the professor can grade the assignment using…

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