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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

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

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

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

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
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