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New Gradebook – Documentation & Workshops

Filed in Canvas, HowTo, resources by on May 29, 2019 0 Comments
New Gradebook – Documentation & Workshops

Have you heard? Canvas Gradebook is changing here at WPI on July 3rd.  We’re here to help you get accustomed to the new layout and new functionality so when you’re ready to teach again, it won’t feel new to you anymore! New Gradebook has all the same functionality as current gradebook – we’re not losing […]

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New Gradebook – Training Videos

Filed in Canvas, features, HowTo, resources, workshops by on May 23, 2019 0 Comments

New Gradebook will be enabled for all WPI Canvas course sites on July 3, 2019. If you’re teaching this Summer, we’ve got several training opportunities available for you to get familiarized with the new layout and functionality. The sessions we have scheduled are posted on our Workshops page and will have more sessions added in […]

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Pro Tip Tuesday: The keyboard shortcuts that make Canvas even easier!

Filed in Canvas, didyouknow, resources by on June 5, 2018 0 Comments

Canvas is already very user friendly, but they make things easier on you by providing a number of keyboard shortcuts to make navigating Canvas even quicker. If a Canvas screen has keyboard shortcuts on it, you can view the list of shortcuts by pressing the comma key or + , which will trigger a popup […]

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Pro Tip Tuesday: Post final grades to Banner

Filed in Canvas, HowTo, resources by on February 27, 2018 0 Comments

This one is cheating a bit because it’s not really about Canvas, but with the end of C-Term approaching I thought I’d rehash an old post from last year. If you need a refresher on how to post final grades to Banner, take a few minutes to watch this video! Reminder: any “final” or “total” grades […]

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5 Tips for a Successful Canvas Course Site

Filed in Canvas, HowTo, resources by on April 27, 2017 0 Comments
5 Tips for a Successful Canvas Course Site

By now, most of you have hopefully begun to create a course site in our new LMS, Canvas. I found a helpful resource in the Canvas Community written by a colleague that inspired me to create a similar list for WPI faculty. 1 – Customize your Canvas Notifications Notifications in Canvas are set globally (not course […]

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Check out our new FAQs

Filed in Canvas, resources by on June 14, 2016 0 Comments

Check out our brand new Frequently Asked Questions page.  We’ve been able to compile some common questions regarding WPI’s transition from Blackboard to Canvas over the past few months.  Keep checking back, I expect this list to be ever changing! If you have anything you think should be added, feel free to email us! myhelp@wpi.edu

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Some Thursday Inspiration

Filed in Canvas, resources by on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
Some Thursday Inspiration

Need some inspiration for your Canvas site?  Canvas has a showcase of course sites to help you get on the right path!  Whether your class is face-to-face, blended, or online, there’s plenty of ideas in here to jump start your creativity. It would be amazing to get a showcase together of WPI faculty-created course sites […]

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