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Pro Tip Tuesday: Get notified about broken links in your course site

Filed in Canvas, didyouknow by on May 14, 2019 0 Comments
Pro Tip Tuesday: Get notified about broken links in your course site

Something new to Canvas this year is the ability to be notified via email about broken links in your course site. On your Notifications page, under the Alerts header, locate the Content Link Error notification. You can choose to receive emails right away, in a daily digest, in a weekly digest, or never. This notification is […]

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Pro Tip Tuesday: Make a web link open in a new window

Filed in Canvas, didyouknow, HowTo by on March 5, 2019 0 Comments
Pro Tip Tuesday: Make a web link open in a new window

Canvas wants to be your friend. But sometimes, Canvas is that one friend who offers advice when you don’t really want it. It means well. So, you set up a Module called “Helpful Web Resources” and add in your links one by one using Canvas’ default setting. By default, your friend Canvas wants to open […]

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Pro Tip Tuesday: Publish all items in a module

Filed in Canvas, didyouknow, features, HowTo by on August 28, 2018 0 Comments
Pro Tip Tuesday: Publish all items in a module

Did you know in Canvas if you publish a Module, it will Publish all the items under that Module automatically? Here’s how! Go to your Modules page in Canvas Click the “no” symbol next to the module name Then sit back, and watch the magic happen!    

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Pro Tip Tuesday: Create clickable images using Link to URL

Filed in Canvas, didyouknow, HowTo by on August 8, 2017 0 Comments
Pro Tip Tuesday: Create clickable images using Link to URL

The Rich Content Editor in Canvas has a ton of tools for you to create custom pages that are unique to your course site.  Here’s a tip for one of these tools that you might not have known about. The Link to URL tool (the chain link icon in the toolbar).  You can create clickable images […]

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Pro Tip Tuesday: Renaming your documents in Modules

Filed in didyouknow, HowTo by on August 1, 2017 0 Comments
Pro Tip Tuesday: Renaming your documents in Modules

Did you know that Canvas allows you to set a display name in your Modules for your uploaded documents?  The display name will show in your Module, but will retain the original given filename for your records. With just a few clicks, you can easily change your Modules page from this: To this! Here’s how […]

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Did you know Canvas offers 24/7 tech support?

Filed in Canvas, didyouknow by on June 7, 2016 0 Comments
Did you know Canvas offers 24/7 tech support?

Did you know that Canvas offers 24/7 support to all faculty, staff, and students at WPI? If you’re burning the midnight oil and hit a snag in your work, rest assured that your friendly neighborhood Canvas support representative is eagerly awaiting your questions! Canvas offers live chat support, email support, and phone support!   Simply […]

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