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Navigate to Assignments and create a new Assignment. Add an Assignment Name and Description. Assign a Point Value and (if you have weighted grading--move it to the appropriate Assignment Group). For Submission, Type Choose Online and only check Text Entry. Submission Attempts (Choose Unlimted just in case the student fails to submit multiple files the first time). Finally, Choose Assign to Everyone and add a Due Date and optionally add availability dates.
This article goes over the basic of Google drive (uploading files, creating folders, removing/deleting files).
The easiest way to determine whether or not students can access an assignment is by the Publish Status. Although, this is generally accurate, there are additional settings that instructors can change to make the assignment not accessible such as availability dates.
Downloading and installing LockDown Browser is an important step in the process of using LockDown Browser. You should only have to download and install LockDown Browser one time and then you are free to use it to take exams.
Downloading and installing LockDown Browser is an important step in the process of using LockDown Browser. You should only have to download and install LockDown Browser one time and then you are free to use it to take exams.
Kaltura Personal Capture is available to all Canvas users, however, Kaltura Personal Capture must be installed on the user's computer before it can be used.
When video conferencing, your microphone may be muted without any indication that the mic is muted. You'll sometimes receive an error message saying "Your microphone is muted at the system level" when trying to use video conferencing software. Users must go into the mic's properties to access the mute/unmute button.
Courses you want to show in the Courses drop-down menu are called favorite courses. You can favorite any active course that appears on the course list page.
This article shows users (Mac) how to Combine pictures and convert them into a PDF and then submit the PDF as a Canvas Assignment.
This article shows users (Windows) how to combine pictures and convert them into a PDF and then submit the PDF as a Canvas Assignment.
If you're new to Canvas, this quick guide will help you start learning more about AU's learning management system.
Instructors can use links in their courses to link to external content (YouTube video, publisher content, etc). It's a good idea to check and make sure that all of the links provided in the course work properly. To do this, Instructors can use the Link Validator Tool.
Course Question Banks can be converted to user Item Banks and used in the New Quiz Format. Using the New Quiz Format allows users to share Item banks between users, make edits to bank questions that will update Quiz questions to reflect the edits and Item banks are tied to the user so they can be used in any course. Canvas does plan on releasing it's own conversion tool in the future, however in the meantime users will need to manually convert older Question Banks into Newer Item banks.
Media can be added to Canvas Course Pages using Kaltura via the Rich Content Editor.
Instructors can copy/import their course content from prior semesters. Using the Canvas Course Import Tool, instructors can choose all content or select specific content from a prior course that they taught and import into their new course.