Link to Library Resources in Canvas

Link to Library Resources in Canvas

Note: This post was guest-authored by Rebecca Starkey, Head of Research and Instruction Services at the UChicago Library. Would you like to link to assigned readings in your Canvas course? Most Library resources allow you to create links that go directly to a book or...

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Create Positive Classroom Relationships with NameCoach

Create Positive Classroom Relationships with NameCoach

Using NameCoach to learn student names and correct pronunciations is a low-stakes way to foster community and inclusion. Using this simple tool can have a positive impact on the students’ experience in your classroom. NameCoach can help all students (especially those...

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Schedule Page Publication in Canvas

Schedule Page Publication in Canvas

Canvas now allows you to schedule when a Canvas Page will be published. This feature may be valuable to you if you wish to have fine-grained control over the pace at which students move through pages in your Canvas course. If, for example, you wish to create a page...

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Support Your Pedagogy with Anonymous Canvas Discussions

Support Your Pedagogy with Anonymous Canvas Discussions

Note 11/18/2022: The redesigned Canvas Discussions has been disabled as a default setting. If you would like to enable it in your course so as to have access to Anonymous Discussions, please follow these steps: Go to Settings in your Canvas course menu. Choose the...

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Use Peer Review in Canvas to Build Your Learning Community

Use Peer Review in Canvas to Build Your Learning Community

It can be challenging to effectively communicate expectations for student work and build a class community–whether in person or online–that promotes meaningful learning. However, Peer Review in Canvas can help you do both! How Peer Review can Support Your Teaching By...

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Delve Deeper into Canvas Content with Immersive Reader

Delve Deeper into Canvas Content with Immersive Reader

In the U.S. alone, 2.5 million students have learning disabilities – such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia – that can affect their learning and academic careers. As educational technology develops, more of these students are finding accommodations that can...

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Use Weighted Assignment Groups in Your Canvas Course

Use Weighted Assignment Groups in Your Canvas Course

Introduction Create an Assignment Group Weight Assignment Groups Use Weighted Assignment Groups to Calculate the Total Grade Drop a Low Score from an Assignment Group Further Resources and Getting Help Introduction It is good pedagogical practice to maintain a Canvas...

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