Academic Accommodations Course

University Access Programs invites faculty and staff to enroll in its Canvas course – Academic Accommodations – to better understand Alpha Scholars, departmental processes, as well as detailed information about academic accommodations students in your...

Administering special accommodations for quizzes

In Canvas you can give a student special accommodation for an exam by adding extra time or attempts. Please read the following guide for the steps to take to set it up. Doing so would not affect other students in class. 1. Go to the quiz from Modules or Quizzes. 2....

Insights from the Library Research Desk

Every week, the librarians at the research desk meet with dozens of students seeking help on their research assignments. As you’re crafting your prompts and talking with students about their assignments, here are a few tips from our research librarians. Make sure...

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...