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BBB: share your screen

  If you are still web conferencing with students using BBB (aka Conferences tool in Canvas), you may wish to share your screen with students. This is useful if you with to demonstrate a live web site, for instance. IMPORTANT: … Continue reading

Posted at 5:54 p.m. June 3, 2021, by in Canvas, Communication

Record lecture on iPad

last updated If you use an iPad, recording lectures on it can give you some interesting options. This article will review: setting up your iPad for recording recording a slideshow with narration adding live annotations during recording ending your recording … Continue reading

Posted at 5:34 p.m. May 27, 2021, by in Adding & Editing Content, Canvas, Creating content, iPad, Kaltura, Microsoft Office, Teaching Online

Narrated PowerPoint to Kaltura to Canvas

last updated If you have narrated PowerPoint files you wish to share with students in Canvas, the best way to do that is to export the PP as a video (mp4), upload it to Kaltura MyMedia, and then share it … Continue reading

Posted at 12:23 p.m. May 24, 2021, by in Adding & Editing Content, Canvas, Kaltura, Microsoft Office

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

Canvas: create appointment sign-ups

last updated You can create appointment sign-ups in Canvas using the Canvas Calendar for individual student appointments or for students to sign up in small groups. Click on Calendar in the left-hand menu On the right-hand side are your courses. … Continue reading

Posted at 2:26 p.m. Sept. 22, 2020, by in Canvas, Communication

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
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