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Canvas: can students alter their own grades?!?

No. However, Canvas includes a feature for students that allows them to test “What-If” scenarios on their course grades. They can test different scores for upcoming or previously submitted assignments, to calculate what kinds of scores they’d need to earn … Continue reading

Posted at 3:49 p.m. March 5, 2018, by in Uncategorized

Canvas: add new grade column

Of course, there are many ways to add new gradable items to your Canvas site. In this case, you’ll be adding a column where you can enter numeric grades for an IN-CLASS quiz or assignment (in other words, not an … Continue reading

Posted at 2:50 p.m. March 5, 2018, by in Uncategorized

Canvas: display students last name first in Grades

When we switch to the new Grades tool, this will be easier. For now, you have to change a setting in each of your Canvas courses. Choose Settings from the left-hand menu inside a course site Click the tab”Feature Settings” … Continue reading

Posted at 11:51 a.m. Feb. 16, 2018, by in Canvas

Canvas: upload document to Modules

There are several ways you can share documents with your students in Canvas, but this is probably the simplest, if you are using the Modules page. Be sure you have the file(s) you wish to upload on your computer (it … Continue reading

Posted at 5:18 p.m. Feb. 1, 2018, by in Canvas

Canvas: request a site

Update (2/15/18) for Su18 course sites and beyond! Now Canvas sites can be automatically created at the department level, based on entries to Regis Course Scheduling System. If your department is not submitting these data, you can continue to request … Continue reading

Posted at 10:48 a.m. Dec. 11, 2017, by in Canvas

How do I participate in Forum discussions with students?

Research indicates that students learn best when they feel engaged with both their classmates and their professor. For instructors, this means interacting regularly with online students in class discussions: reinforcing ideas, introducing additional resources, encouraging robust dialogue, keeping discussions on … Continue reading

Posted at 12:17 p.m. July 14, 2017, by in Communication, Sakai
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