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Video Collections with Studio

Filed in Miscellaneous by on June 17, 2020 0 Comments
Video Collections with Studio

Instead of sharing your whole oeurve with an audience, you might just want to share certain videos that pertain to a topic. Good news – this kind of selective sharing is now possible in Canvas Studio! This blog post will walk you through how to create a collection of videos in Canvas Studio and share […]

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Creating Office Hour Time Blocks in Canvas

Filed in How-to, LMS, Tools for Teaching by on June 8, 2020 0 Comments
Creating Office Hour Time Blocks in Canvas

Teaching remotely can pose challenges for how to schedule traditional office hours with your students. Canvas’ Calendar tool has a feature called “Appointment Groups” where you can create a sign-up sheet for blocks of time so you can avoid Zoom “traffic jams” where many students show up at the same time for office hours. Here’s […]

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Embedding Videos with the New Rich Text Editor

Filed in Miscellaneous by on May 26, 2020 0 Comments
Embedding Videos with the New Rich Text Editor

Canvas recently upgraded its rich text editor. What this means for you is that if you are embedding Echo360, Ensemble or Studio videos in pages, the look and workflow has changed slightly. Here’s what the row of buttons at the top of the rich text editor looks like.     You’re going to click on […]

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Embedding Studio Videos in a Canvas Page

Filed in Miscellaneous by on May 26, 2020 0 Comments
Embedding Studio Videos in a Canvas Page

This post will walk you through how to embed your Studio videos into a Canvas page. The first step is to create a new page in Canvas.   Once you’ve done that, you’ll notice a rich content editor with a bar of buttons. This row has buttons pertaining to formatting and stuff that you can […]

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Embedding Ensemble Videos in Canvas Pages

Filed in Miscellaneous by on May 26, 2020 0 Comments
Embedding Ensemble Videos in Canvas Pages

This post will walk you through how to embed your Ensemble videos into a Canvas page. The first step is to create a new page in Canvas.   Once you’ve done that, you’ll notice a rich content editor with a bar of buttons. This row has buttons pertaining to formatting and stuff that you can […]

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Embedding Echo360 Videos in Canvas Pages

Filed in Miscellaneous by on May 22, 2020 0 Comments
Embedding Echo360 Videos in Canvas Pages

This post will walk you through how to embed your Echo360 videos into a Canvas page. The first step is to create a new page in Canvas.   Once you’ve done that, you’ll notice a rich content editor with a bar of buttons. This row has buttons pertaining to formatting and stuff that you can […]

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Thursday, May 21st is Global Accessibility Awareness Day!

Filed in Cool Links, Miscellaneous by on May 21, 2020 0 Comments
Thursday, May 21st is Global Accessibility Awareness Day!

Thursday, May 21th is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD).  The day is intended to get everyone to think, experience, and consider web accessibility for individuals with disabilities.  To celebrate this year, try taking the #NoMouseChallenge.  Take 15 minutes to try perform your job or navigate your favorite website using only your keyboard.  This activity is to get you […]

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Introducing SimCheck: New Plagiarism Detection Software

New for E-Term! SimCheck is a new plagiarism detection software integrated into Canvas that checks your students written work against our institutional repository, the web, library databases and journals, textbook publishers, homework help sites, and books. SimCheck has been integrated into Canvas Assignments as an optional tool for instructors. It serves as a replacement for […]

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Remote Pedagogy Office Hours

Filed in In the Classroom, Miscellaneous by on April 3, 2020 0 Comments

Are you unsure how to re-imagine your successful in-person activity for use online? Are you responding to the same student questions via email over and over? Are students confused about where to find your content in Canvas?  Do you want to brainstorm strategies for keeping your students engaged and excited about learning?  We’re here to […]

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From Ensemble to Canvas

Filed in Miscellaneous by on April 2, 2020 0 Comments
From Ensemble to Canvas

Let’s say you’ve got a video on the Ensemble media server, and you’re looking to deploy it to your Canvas Course. There are a couple of easy ways to do this, and this post will show you 2 methods. Adding an Ensemble Video to a module: Start by adding an item to the desired course […]

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