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Google, Mobile, and What Else? Insights from the 2017 Freshman Technology Survey

As we do every year, we surveyed incoming freshmen about their technology habits during summer orientation. This year we received nearly 800 responses.  What did we learn? Google Some things we already knew–students like Google and their Google use is only going … Continue reading

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Level Up in Canvas with Quizzes

Would you like to save time grading multiple choice quizzes? Would you like to give your students an opportunity to self-test with low stakes quizzes online?  Canvas Quizzes enable the delivery of online quizzes that can mostly be automatically graded … Continue reading

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Canvas New Release for 9/16

Below are the highlights from the September 16th Canvas release.  Canvas makes ongoing updates once per month.  Details about all updates are found in the Canvas Community. Notifications Will Come from the Class Name When students view course notifications in … Continue reading

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Creating a “Welcome to my Course” Video in Canvas

Overview:  When a “Welcome to my Course” video is the first thing the students see upon entering your course, it creates a positive first impression, builds rapport and establishes credibility.  Even better, from start to finish, creating a welcome video … Continue reading

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New Teacher App for Canvas

Canvas has released the Canvas Teacher app, available for iOS and Android phones and tablets. Canvas Teacher allows instructors to manage their courses from a mobile device. Canvas Teacher replaces the existing Android and iOS SpeedGrader apps.  Download the free app … Continue reading

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Canvas New Release Features for June 3

The June 3rd update to Canvas will feature a few new items to allow for better display of announcements and improved editing of content pages. New editing features include a new table menu and the ability to see embedded content while editing.   … Continue reading

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