Academic / Learning Tools

What is Canvas?

Canvas is the university-supported Learning Management System (LMS). It's used for posting syllabi, course content, assignments, discussions and grades, as well as for communication between students and facult...

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Tips for Mobile-Friendly Design in Canvas

Instructors, there are a few things to keep in mind when designing your Canvas courses to make sure they're mobile-friendly. Quick Tips and Best Practices Front-Load Important Content Make sure the importan...

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Available Academic Tools

Teaching isn't about technology, but the right technology can support the teaching experience and transform the learning environment. Here, we've compiled some of our recommendations for software, as well as li...

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Improved Faculty Grade Entry Experience

With the Fall 2017 semester, faculty will notice a new way to enter grades in Banner. The update from Banner 8 to Banner 9 brings a new streamlined interface that provides a more user-friendly and intuitive p...

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Using Lynda.com

All St. Edward's students, faculty and staff have access to the thousands of online training resources Lynda.com has to offer, including videos on Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, SPSS, NVivo and more. ...

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What is Panopto?

Panopto is a tool, available within Canvas, for recording presentations created by Instructors and/or Students. Overview Panopto is a tool for recording content created by Instructors and/or Students. You ...

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Grading and Providing Feedback in Canvas

The Canvas gradebook has many features that are useful for providing feedback on assignments. Whenever you create a new graded assignment, you will get a corresponding column in your gradebook[1]. Use the c...

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Instructors: Using Panopto in Canvas

You can enable Panopto within Canvas to give your students access to your recorded lectures, recorded student presentations or to allow students to record presentations from home. Enabling Panopto in Canvas ...

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Students: Creating Panopto Recordings

Recording presentations from home is easy using Panopto from within your Canvas class. You can record a PowerPoint presentation and provide audio as well as video of your presentation. Your instructor will ena...

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