Using video discussions

With the use of Studio, you can now fairly easily use videos in discussions.  Check this tutorial (length: 4 minute and 18 seconds) for more information.  We would like to thank Dr. Tim Sensing from the Graduate School of Theology for permission to use his...

Faculty Guide for Zoom in Canvas

While you can use Canvas Conference to host meetings, another good option is Zoom.  It is especially helpful if you have external speakers. Here is a video that shows you how to set it up: You might also want to share the following instructions with students: Student...

Student Guide to Zoom Meetings

If your professor use Zoom meetings for virtual conferences or classes, you can watch the following video to learn how to use it.  Please note that the beginning of the video may not reflect how you access Zoom in Canvas.  But other steps should be similar. After the...

Collecting video assignments

You can use “Studio” to collect student videos as assignments. Video assignments can only be seen by you. If you want students to see each other’s videos, you could use the discussions tool, which can also be grade-able.  Check this tutorial for more...

How to drop a grade in Canvas

If you have a number of items such as papers or quizzes, create a group for them in Canvas assignments.  You can then drop one of the lowest grades in a category. Check this video to learn how to do it.