Tag: HowTo

Tech Tuesday – Add Recent Announcements to Canvas Home Page

Filed in Canvas, didyouknow, HowTo by on September 17, 2019 0 Comments

No matter what home page you use on your Canvas site, you have the power to add your most recent announcements to the top of the page! Here’s how: Click on Settings in your Canvas course site Scroll all the way down, click on the more options link Click the check box for Show recent […]

Continue Reading »

Pro Tip Tuesday – All About Images (and gifs too!)

Filed in Canvas, didyouknow, HowTo by on June 11, 2019 0 Comments
Pro Tip Tuesday – All About Images (and gifs too!)

For today’s Pro Tip Tuesday, let’s talk about adding images to Canvas! Depending on the course you’re teaching, you may need images in your Canvas course site for a variety of reasons. A profile photo Charts, graphs, maps Art Just for fun (yeah, gifs!) There’s a few ways to incorporate images into your course site. […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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!    

Continue Reading »

Feature Spotlight: Canvas Commons

Filed in didyouknow, features, HowTo by on September 28, 2017 0 Comments
Feature Spotlight: Canvas Commons

Canvas Commons is a learning object repository that allows you to find, import, and share resources with others.   What can I do with it? Build a personal learning object repository that you can easily reuse from class to class Leverage resources in your own course sites shared from other Canvas users in the public […]

Continue Reading »

How do I send an email to my class in Canvas?

Filed in Canvas, features, HowTo by on November 18, 2016 0 Comments
How do I send an email to my class in Canvas?

One of our increasingly common Canvas questions this term is: How do I send an email to my class? It’s really easy! With a few caveats, of course… Your class must first be Published – how to publish your course. The term must have begun.  (Classes are able to be published and made available to […]

Continue Reading »