Miscellaneous

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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Microsoft Teams is now enabled in Canvas!

Microsoft Teams is now enabled in Canvas!

What we’ve all been waiting for is finally here! Microsoft and Canvas have launched the Teams integration in Canvas! When Microsoft Teams Meetings for Canvas is enabled, the Teams Meetings icon will be enabled in the Rich Content Editor in several areas within Canvas. Supported feature areas include Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Classic Quizzes, and the […]

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Sharing Echo360 Videos as a Course-Relevant Collection

Filed in Miscellaneous by on March 9, 2020 0 Comments
Sharing Echo360 Videos as a Course-Relevant Collection

How do Echo360 videos integrate with your Canvas course? One easy way is through the Echo360 button on your left side course menu.     When you share a video to your course, they are accessible via this button, and appear as a list.     From here, students can download the videos they want. […]

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Uploading Videos to Echo360 and Sharing

Filed in Miscellaneous by on March 9, 2020 0 Comments
Uploading Videos to Echo360 and Sharing

This blog show you how to use Echo360 to upload and then share your videos. First we’ll cover how to upload a video. Then we’ll cover how to generate a link for it or connect it directly to your Canvas site. UPLOADING A VIDEO FILE You don’t need to use Echo360’s recording tools to upload […]

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Embedding Video in Canvas Pages

Filed in Miscellaneous by on February 4, 2020 0 Comments
Embedding Video in Canvas Pages

If you want to embed your course videos into a Canvas page, you have three options. WPI currently uses Echo360, Studio and Ensemble as video storage and creation solutions, and each offers different benefits. This post shows how to use each of those tools to embed video in a Canvas page. We will start with […]

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Student Projects with Universal Capture

Filed in Miscellaneous by on January 23, 2020 0 Comments
Student Projects with Universal Capture

This post explains how to use download Echo360 Universal Capture, how to record with it, and how to share a link to the recording. Downloading Universal Capture The first step is to click Echo360 on the left side menu-bar of the Canvas site.   Once you do this, you’ll see a gear wheel on the […]

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Creating a Video Assignment with Canvas Studio

Filed in Miscellaneous by on January 23, 2020 0 Comments
Creating a Video Assignment with Canvas Studio

In this post, we’ll go over how to create an assignment that accepts a video from Canvas Studio, Canvas’s video recording and storage platform. Studio is an application that can be added to your Canvas menu on the left.   To create the assignment, first click on Assignments. Then click on the add Assignment button. […]

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Creating an Ad-Hoc Capture with Universal Capture

Filed in Miscellaneous by on January 14, 2020 0 Comments
Creating an Ad-Hoc Capture with Universal Capture

Recently, Echo360 changed it’s capturing software to a cross-platform solution that is the same across classrooms and personal computers. Now the software on your laptop for recording looks the same as the one in your classroom. Hence the new name: “Universal Capture”. Echo360 Universal Capture looks like the below. This post describes how to use […]

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