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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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Cooking Up From-Scratch Online Course Design

The FIU Online monthly Instructor Webinar series explores online instructional strategies and effective uses of technology for the online environment. From Scratch Course Design webinar outlined a five-step recipe for effective online course design in Canvas.  Instant Replay: From-Scratch Course Design Cooking Up a Fresh Online Course with Best Practice Ingredients Designing a new-to-online course […]

Organizing Online Learning: Small Details to Avoid Big Fireworks

FIU Online’s Insider Instructor Webinar series explores relevant instructional strategies and effective uses of technology for the online environment. Organizing Online Learning: Small Details to Avoid Big Fireworks reviewed easy tips and tricks that can be done right before your course starts to help ensure fewer headaches during the semester.  Instant Replay: Organizing Online Learning […]

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Harnessing the Power of the Feedback Box

Impactful Feedback Most instructors rely on end of term evaluations to collect student feedback; at which point, it is too late to make any significant changes. Rather than relying on post-mortem analytics, the Feedback Box Canvas integration allows faculty to address areas of concern throughout the current term, providing opportunities for intentional reflection on potential […]

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Canvas New Gradebook- What You Need to Know

Canvas has redesigned their Gradebook to make grading more flexible and intuitive. FIU Online and Educational Technology Services announced the new Gradebook will be enabled on Canvas for all courses on May 2nd, 2019, at 11:00am Eastern Time. Canvas New Gradebook, New Features Final Grade Override in which instructors can replace a student’s final grade […]