Category: Canvas

November 4, 2021

Learn about Hypothesis: Collaborative Annotation for Canvas LMS

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Three workshops on Nov. 9, 16 and 30 will explore using Hypothesis for social annotation, with multimedia and tagging, and with small groups.

September 24, 2021

Collaborative annotation tool for students now available in Canvas

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Set up Hypothesis so your students can annotate course readings collaboratively, share comments and reply to each with text, images and video.

September 1, 2021

Use Canvas effectively for all your classes

New to Canvas? Pick up tips on how to set up Canvas, the UW’s official learning management system, and help your students succeed with this handy IT Connect guide.

March 4, 2021

Build your overall skills in Canvas with 3-week online class

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This online class for intermediate learners, April 12-May 2, will help you build your skills in Canvas page design, video and audio production, assessment and grading, and inclusive and accessible design and pedagogy. UW faculty, staff, and graduate students on any of the three campuses are welcome to participate. This course includes weekly deadlines, but…

June 30, 2020

New plagiarism detection tool in Canvas

Learn more about SimCheck — the new plagiarism detection tool available to instructors in Canvas for student assignments. The system compares student papers with sources available on the Internet, select commercial article databases, and papers submitted at the UW.

March 28, 2020

Zoom now available in Canvas

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Use Zoom in Canvas as a virtual classroom: schedule class sessions and office hours that your students can find easily on the Canvas calendar.

March 13, 2020

Instructors: Help students work together remotely

While classes are being conducted remotely, take advantage of Canvas Groups, Canvas Collaborations and Zoom to help students collaborate from a distance.

March 12, 2020

How are you communicating with your instructor, classmates in Canvas?

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Students, learn how to set up communication preferences and use the discussion board and chat functions in Canvas.