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New RCE (the new text editor in Canvas)

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 Kaltura videos … Continue reading

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

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

Canvas: create appointment sign-ups

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. Make sure … 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

BigBlueButton: share video during meeting

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.

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
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