Academic / Learning Tools

Communicating With Your Students Through Canvas

Messaging in Canvas happens through the Inbox. Through the Inbox, you create Messages that students can read in Canvas or wherever they've set to receive notifications (St. Edward's email address, text messages...

Using Canvas' Student View as Faculty

Do you want to check assignment instructions? Or do you want to make sure your gradebook is setup correctly, modules display properly and only the needed menu items appear? Faculty can view a Canvas course as a...

What Web Browser Should I Use for Canvas?

Canvas officially works on all of the latest releases of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, IE and Edge. Known issues Safari Issue with Student Turnitin Submissions If students attempting to submit a Turnitin as...

Viewing Instructor Feedback in Canvas

Students can view feedback through Grades in Canvas if faculty provide students online feedback for assignments submitted through Canvas. Student Steps for Viewing Feedback in Canvas Log in to the cour...

Combining Course Sections in Canvas

You can combine two or more sections of a course that meet together by cross-listing the sections in Canvas. If you teach two or more sections of the same course, you can combine these sections into one course...

Linking to Library Articles and Videos in Canvas

Library articles and eBooks can be linked directly to Canvas through a permalink. Streaming videos can also be embedded directly into a Canvas Page. Instructions for linking to Library assets can be found on t...

Setting the Home Page in Canvas

The home page of your Canvas course is the first page students see when they click on the course in the Canvas Dashboard — and every time they click on the Home link in the course menu. Faculty can customize th...

How to Add Captions to Your Panopto Recordings

Panopto allows users to add computer-generated captioning to their recordings, which enables viewers to read a transcription of the audio while they watch the video. When using the automatic captioning featur...

Creating Panopto Recordings from Home or Office

When we talk about Panopto, we're often referring to how it can be used in the classroom. But you can also use Panopto to record content from your home or office. (In fact, it works better for captioning your r...

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