As part of our recent Canvas Day event, a representative from Respondus provided an online webinar, which you can view below.
Instructure will perform its monthly release of new features to Canvas on Saturday, September 21. This month’s feature release is intended to increase grading efficiency for teams of instructors who administer large classes—the ability to SpeedGrade by group.
Now that you’ve added all of your course content to Canvas, you may realize that PowerPoint files can often use up a big portion of each Canvas course’s size limit of 500 MB. Depending on the kind of PowerPoint that is being used, there may be other storage options to consider, which don’t take reduce your storage quota and may even provide a better experience for your students.
For our Blackboard power users, the Canvas transition has produced some confusion around announcements because of the slightly different way that they are set up, migrated, and shared with students within our new LMS. Here are a few facets of Canvas Announcements that you should be aware of and, where possible, some ways that you can work around them.
If you need some suggestions for the best way to post your syllabus to Canvas, it’s good to know that the process is relatively similar to the way that it was done within Blackboard. However, now you have some slightly different options for where you would like your students to view it within the course—but the final decision about how to display your syllabus is totally up to you!
This year at Convocation, Informational Technology and Educational Technology will be available to provide updates and answer questions about the projects we have underway, including Canvas.
Now that we’re so very close to a full transition over to Canvas, many people have begun asking exactly how long they will have access to Blackboard and how to archive that content.
We want you to be aware of an issue affecting a smattering of instructors who are trying to renew their Respondus 4 license.
Are you one of the many instructors at FSCJ that utilize third-party tools as a compliment to your Canvas OR Blackboard course?
Instructure will perform its monthly release of new features to Canvas on Saturday, August 17. This month’s feature release is going to affect both Canvas Conferences and the Course Card…
If you are an avid follower of Canvas news (and who isn’t??), you may have heard the term SaaS (pronounced “sass”) thrown around to describe the system. What does SaaS mean?
Canvas releases new feature updates to their system on a regular basis, about once a month, and these can have varying impacts on the user experience. This means that the product may change more often than we were used to with Blackboard as Canvas is constantly evolving.
As we approach the Fall term, and our full Canvas transition, Educational Technology will be present at many campus events to offer assistance when and where you need it so that you can best prepare…
As of August 3rd of 2019, Canvas will no longer support the Internet Explorer 11 browser. This includes any previous versions of Internet Explorer as well.
Training Opportunities, User Guides & Support
Welcome to Arc! We hope you’re enjoying the new system. Here are details on some of the most popular Arc features - including how to find, add closed captioning and sharing your videos.
Need to know more about Blackboard Collaborate’s replacement tool? It’s called Canvas Conferences, and we’ve got tutorials, webinars and more to introduce you to this brand new tool in Canvas.
Academic Technology is proud to continue the segment to provide monthly updates on the FSCJ transition to Canvas. On the last Friday of each month of the Spring Term, the Educational Technology team will discuss a different piece of the Canvas puzzle.
You’ve migrated your course completely, checked all your assignment settings, created your custom grading scheme, and are ready to begin your first semester as a Canvas instructor! When you reach this point, don’t forget the most important final step: publishing your course!
As was the case with Blackboard, Fall course shells will be created automatically 90 days prior to the course start date. This has been our process for course shell creation since Spring 2018.