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New RCE (the new text editor in Canvas)

last updated How do I add files, images, links, and Kaltura videos in Canvas’ new Rich Content Editor? The text editor in Canvas has been updated for all Spring 2021 courses. The process for adding files, images, links, and embedding … Continue reading

Posted at 10:35 a.m. Dec. 15, 2020, by in Uncategorized

Academic integrity and papers

Both Canvas and Sakai offer the ability to automatically run student assignment submissions through TurnItIn. TurnItIn is a plagiarism detection service that can also help deter plagiarism, according to its website. If used correctly, TurnItIn can help your students learn … Continue reading

Posted at 8:45 a.m. April 7, 2020, by in Uncategorized

Surveying your students during the COVID-19 crisis response

Surveying your students during the COVID-19 crisis response The COVID-19 crisis response has resulted in upheaval, stress and uniquely complicated circumstances for both faculty and students alike. One simple measure you can implement in your course to address these factors … Continue reading

Posted at 11:21 a.m. March 30, 2020, by in Communication, Communication, News, Uncategorized

Sakai users – Hosting an online meeting with Big Blue Button (‘Meetings’)

Launching a BigBlueButton web conference from Sakai Add the Meetings tool to your Sakai site if it is not there already Click on Site Info Click on Manage Tools Click on the ‘Content Sharing’ and select ‘Meetings’ Scroll to the … Continue reading

Posted at 10:30 a.m. March 11, 2020, by in Online, Sakai, Uncategorized

Canvas: using Speedgrader to grade assignments and provide feedback

If your students are submitting assignments online using Canvas, you can grade them and provide feedback right within Canvas using a tool called Speedgrader–no need to download files! To access Speedgrader Click on the Assignments tab in the lefthand menu … Continue reading

Posted at 12:47 p.m. March 4, 2020, by in Uncategorized

Canvas: I can’t share my screen while using Conferences

If you are unable to use the Java screenshare option within Conferences, please try the following: Ensure that you have the latest version of Java installed.  You can download Java here. If you are receiving an error that states the … Continue reading

Posted at 10:43 a.m. Jan. 31, 2019, by in Uncategorized
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