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Emily Corse

Canvas: add image-matching question to quiz

last updated NOTE: This is a tedious process. It does work—and looks good from the student perspective—but be forwarned. Requires Classic Quizzes tool in Canvas (currently unavailable in New Quizzes).

Posted at 12:29 p.m. Feb. 22, 2021, by in Assessments, Canvas

Sakai: download all Resources

last updated To save a .zip archive of Sakai Resources: Log into Sakai with your NetID and click into your site Click on Resources from the left-hand menu Click Actions menu to the right of the top-level folder Choose ‘Compress … Continue reading

Posted at 4:54 p.m. Nov. 19, 2020, by in Sakai

Share local Zoom recordings with students

In general, we recommend saving your Zoom recordings to the cloud, which allows the easiest sharing with students. (See our Zoom recommendations for more details.) However, if you do record to your local computer, you’ll need to upload those videos … Continue reading

Posted at noon Sept. 7, 2020, by in Canvas, Zoom

BigBlueButton: share video during meeting

last updated If you are using the Canvas Conferences tool (aka BigBlueButton or BBB), you may wish to show a short video during your meeting with students. Copy the link to the video (from YouTube, etc) In your BBB meeting, … Continue reading

Posted at noon Aug. 31, 2020, by in Canvas

Zoom: configure meetings in Zoom portal

If you are using Zoom for teaching from your Canvas site, you can schedule all class meetings from Canvas and create Polls and Breakout Rooms on the fly, during a meeting. However, if you’d like to set up Polls ahead … Continue reading

Posted at 12:20 p.m. Aug. 17, 2020, by in Canvas, Zoom

Canvas: using sections to manage large classes

About sections This page explains how to set up Sections in your Canvas course site. Sections will allow you to assign a TA to their students for grading and communications and will allow instructors to: Post Announcements to a section … Continue reading

Posted at 11:52 a.m. Aug. 5, 2020, by in Canvas, Getting Started, Teaching Online
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