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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

Canvas: customize course menu

[Aside: In Canvas, all users see the Global Navigation Bar at the far-left of your screen. It has a red background at Rutgers. The tools on that bar are for functions across all your Canvas sites… think meta-Canvas? You can … Continue reading

Posted at 8:49 a.m. Jan. 16, 2020, by in Canvas, Getting Started

Canvas: add people to a Canvas site

Course sites are accessible to a certain group of people, in most cases. For a course site, one professor is given a “teacher” role and the students on the official class roster are given “student” roles. A couple of notes: … Continue reading

Posted at 2:56 p.m. Dec. 18, 2019, by in Canvas, Getting Started

Canvas: make an announcement, add an attachment

An announcement is generally the best way to send a message to all your students from Canvas. When you post an announcement, it will be available in the Canvas site (from the Announcements tool) and an email notification will be … Continue reading

Posted at 2:11 p.m. Sept. 3, 2019, by in Adding & Editing Content, Canvas, Communication, Getting Started
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