Have you ever stumbled upon the HTML editor in the Canvas Rich Content Editor and wondered what it was? HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language and is used to make webpages. Using HTML in Canvas allows you to organize your content and customize the look of your course. Read on for some HTML ideas you can easily incorporate into your course!
Please join us in celebrating Daniela Kukrechtova (who worked on improving 2 courses!) and Richard Chetwynd, who completed Accessible Design in Fall 21. Some courses saw dramatic improvement in Ally scores (67% to 93%!), while in other courses the improvements were more organizational. The type […]
At the conclusion of the Fall 2021 semester, we sat down with Diane Mermigas (Affiliated Faculty, Journalism Department) to discuss her transition back to teaching in-person, as well as just how transformative the pandemic has been for her courses and higher education on the whole.
Here’s a little-known Canvas feature: Shared Content. In fact, it’s so obscure that it didn’t make it onto ITG’s radar until recently. Ooh, shiny! But what exactly does it do? Shared Content allows you to share an Assignment, Discussion, Module, Page, or Quiz directly with another […]
As an instructional technologist, one comment I often hear from faculty is “I never knew you could do this in Canvas, I wish I knew about this earlier.” Here’s our list of Canvas hidden gems that will make your life easier as an instructor. Tik Toks courtesy of Lauren Burlison aka @canvaslmsqueen!
Welcome to the new home of ITG’s Instructional Technology Blog! We’ll be posting advice, tips, and strategies for making the most of your digital tools. Check back often for ways to breathe new life into your Canvas courses, spice up your Zoom sessions, craft engaging Panopto videos, and more!
In this blog post, you will learn how to use the New Gradebook in Canvas. The New Gradebook helps instructors easily input, manage, and release grades to students. Please note that New Gradebook has been enabled for all Fall 2019 Canvas course! In the very […]
This article provides instructors with tutorials for accessing course and student analytics in Canvas. Canvas Analytics provides an overview of students’ activity within your course. You can use this data in correlation with student performance to inform instructional decisions in your course. Course Analytics Overview […]
“In a Nutshell” condenses frequently requested instructions into practical, bite-sized chunks. Learn a new tool in the time it takes to drink a cup of coffee! What’s the quickest way to send a message to your entire class (and be reasonably sure they see it)? […]