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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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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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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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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 various types of assessments and assignments. Whenever you create a new graded assignment, you will get a corresponding colum...

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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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Improved Advising Dashboard in Banner 9

With the Fall 2017 semester, advisers have new views into advising information in Banner. The update from Banner 8 to Banner 9 brings a revamped advising module with more streamlined access to information. ...

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Creating Quizzes in Canvas

Faculty can create online, auto-graded quizzes in Canvas. If you have a quiz in Word or in an online textbook, it can be imported into Canvas. Canvas' quiz tool provides online delivery and grading of quizzes....

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Tracking Attendance in Canvas

Need to track attendance for Mapworks? Tired of shuffling paper attendance sheets around? Canvas has a Roll Call Attendance application that can be used to track class attendance. Attendance is an external too...

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Accessing Research Technology

St. Edward's provides software to support the research process. These tools will assist you in collecting, analyzing and organizing your data. OIT provides support for most research software through consulta...

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Setting Up a Turnitin Assignment in Canvas

Turnitin, the university-supported plagiarism checker, provides Originality Reports for checking for plagiarism and Feedback Studio for grading online assignments. Turnitin is integrated system-wide in Canvas ...

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FAQs About Qualtrics

Qualtrics is our cloud-hosted survey creation application. With Qualtrics, you’re able to construct surveys, distribute them to your respondents and report on your results. Use Qualtrics to create simple or co...

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