Sharing course content between colleagues

If you want to share your course either in its entirety or parts (such as rubrics only) with your colleague, you will have to perform a bit of “import and export.”  Here is how to do this if you, say, Professor A, want to share your course with Professor...

A Quick Overview of Zotero

Zotero is a reference management tool, which can help teachers, students, and researchers gather the materials they need and cite them in their writing. This does not take away the need to learn the academic styles, but it helps students learn. It can be used to have...

Annotation Assignment

If you have diagrams, charts, and other fillable document for students to fill as an assignment, you might want to consider using the annotation assignment tool. When creating your assignment, choose “online” for your submission type, and then...

How to create two calendar events for one discussion

If you intend to create a discussion with two dates, one for submitting initial posts and one for completing responses to others, you may want to create two calendar events to make them show up on student calendars. Often, as you might have noticed, what gets on the...

Turnitin Quick Check

If you have not turned on Turnitin for an assignment in Canvas, as shown here, but would like to check one paper retrospectively, you can use the Turnitin’s “Quick Submit” function to check individual papers. Here is how to set it up: Go to...