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New Canvas Updates that Rock!

This article highlights select features that have been updated on Canvas recently. This is not a comprehensive list of updates. The full availability of Canvas Release updates are available for review.  Student Annotation Submissions Instructors can use an annotated assignment type to upload a file for students to annotate and submit directly in Canvas. Annotations can also […]

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Register Now for Ally Accessibility & Support Webinars

In FIU’s continued commitment to providing students an inclusive learning environment, FIU Online is pleased to announce “Accessibility and Support” webinars that will provide faculty teaching in FIU Online supported courses training, guidance, and resources on how to create accessible course content and leverage technology to ensure accessibility.  Course Content Accessibility: Ally Tool As outlined […]

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Introducing Yellowdig Discussion Tool

We are excited to announce that we are launching a new interactive discussion tool called Yellowdig. Yellowdig is a discussion platform that leverages social media-inspired design with a behavior incentivized points system, gamified badges, auto-nudging, multi-media sharing capabilities, detailed analytics, tagging, highlighting, searching/filtering, reactions, and auto-scoring for faster and easier grading.  FIU courses will be able […]

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Create Quiz Extensions Fast & Easy

Before the semester starts and throughout, instructors may receive accommodation requests for our students from the FIU Disability Resource Center (DRC). Frequently, these accommodations might include additional time for assessments (quizzes & exams), i.e. quiz extensions. FIU Online Quiz Extensions Extensions of Canvas Quizzes can be made on a quiz-by-quiz basis using the Moderate This […]