Connect with Your Students through Canvas Conferences

Interested in a way to connect with your students at a distance, whether to hold class remotely in bad weather, hold virtual office hours, or more?  Canvas has a built-in tool called Conferences that makes it easy to set up and hold a remote conference with the...

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Canvas Highlights, October 2019

In this blog post, we highlight important Canvas updates that have occurred or have been announced within the past month. Post Policy Icon Updates in New Gradebook New Course Navigation Menu Is Here Restrict Private Chats in Canvas Conferences Further Resources and...

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Announcing the 15th Annual Faculty Technology Receptions

Please join your fellow colleagues for the 15th Annual Faculty Technology Reception.  Sample wine and cheese pairings while learning about technology resources available to UChicago professors, lecturers, instructors and researchers. Services include resources for new...

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Canvas Highlights, September 2019

In this blog post, we highlight important Canvas updates that have occurred or have been announced within the past month. NameCoach Is Here! New Functionality in Canvas Conferences Updated Course Navigation Menu Forthcoming Further Resources and Getting Help NameCoach...

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Prepare for the Transition to Canvas’ New Gradebook

Canvas’ New Gradebook is on its way!  The New Gradebook will become the default for all courses in late December, a few weeks before the current Gradebook will be officially retired by Canvas. The New Gradebook provides improved filtering functions compared to the...

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Grade Posting Policies in the New Gradebook: An Overview

Note: This post was revised on October 21, 2019, to reflect changes to the user interface within the New Gradebook. Introduction Canvas’ New Gradebook now includes a grade posting policy option, which replaces the previous assignment muting/unmuting functionality. ...

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