New Feature in Canvas: Document Rotation in DocViewer

Did you know that you can now rotate the page view when viewing a file in Canvas' DocViewer tool? This feature allows instructors and students to manually rotate images and documents in DocViewer to allow easier viewing of files that were uploaded with a different...

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Analytics Beta: Canvas’ New Analytics Tool

“How can Canvas help me analyze how my students are doing?” Analytics Beta is a new Canvas tool that provides better analytics for tracking student data. It has an interactive chart or table which allows you to customize views of data and filter for specific items. ...

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Anonymous and Moderated Grading in Canvas

“How can Canvas help mitigate grading bias with Anonymous and Moderated Grading?” Canvas can help mitigate bias in grading student work with two features: anonymous grading and moderated grading. There are many benefits to setting up “blind” or anonymous grading. By...

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Announcing the 14th Annual Faculty Technology Receptions

Please join your colleagues for the 14th Annual Faculty Technology Receptions.  Sample wine and cheese pairings while learning about technology resources available to UChicago faculty, lecturers, instructors, and researchers. Services including resources for new...

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Grading Efficiently with Canvas

You can do a lot more than collecting assignments, entering grades, and weighting grades in Canvas (see our blog post on Tips on Managing Assignments and Grades in Canvas). In fact, Canvas’ Gradebook, Speedgrader, online Rubrics, and communication tools can help you...

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Scheduling Office Hours in Canvas: An Introduction

Canvas allows instructors to schedule blocks of time for office hours within your Canvas Calendar.  When you create an Appointment Group (Canvas' term for a block of time designated on the Calendar for appointments), your students can then sign up through your Canvas...

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Canvas’ New Gradebook: Features and Tips

Canvas' New Gradebook is now available for instructors to enable on a course-by-course basis.  You can enable the New Gradebook for a course you are teaching by going to Course Navigation -> Settings -> Feature Options and moving the New Gradebook toggle to On. The...

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