Announcing the 15th Annual Faculty Technology Receptions

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

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

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

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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Canvas Highlights, June 2019

Canvas Highlights, June 2019

In this blog post, we highlight important upcoming and recent changes to Canvas announced within the past month. IE 11 No Longer Supported on August 3 Updates to "Message Students Who" Function in New Gradebook Further Resources and Getting Help IE 11 No Longer...

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Student Activity in Canvas: Getting an Accurate Picture

Student Activity in Canvas: Getting an Accurate Picture

There are certain circumstances in which you may wish to examine student activity within your Canvas course site.  For example, you may wish to see whether students are reading an important content page you added to a module. Alternatively, you may suspect academic...

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Canvas Highlights, May 2019

Canvas Highlights, May 2019

In this blog post, we highlight important changes to Canvas that have occurred within the past month. Preferred Names Now Used Throughout Canvas Canvas Conferences Now Uses HTML5 Changes to Course Roles when Manually Adding People to a Course Site Preferred Names Now...

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