Posting grades

Sometimes you grade student work over a period of time, during which some students receive grades and others do not.  Those who do not receive grades soon may feel anxious when they learn that others have seen theirs.  A good practice would be to “mute”...

Adding a scheduler to your class

Having a way to schedule meetings easily increase participation in office hours, which in turn helps students succeed in their learning. There are many ways to schedule appointments within a specific time. Canvas has a scheduler in its calendar  It’s a very...

Deduct For Late Submissions

Deducting grades from students for late submission is not only unpleasant, but also tedious.  You can have Canvas automate the process.  Here is how: 1. Go to course settings. 2. Under “feature options,” turn on “new gradebook.” 3. Click on the...

Back-to-school list for Canvas

As you get ready for the beginning of the semester, you might also create a virtual classroom by using Canvas. Canvas can be used to share class materials, collect assignments, communicate with students and grade assessments. You may use one or two features, or you...

Common Turnitin Issues

We have had Turnitin integration in Canvas in a while and we have heard of a few issues which I would like to address in the following question and answer format. If you are a new user of Turnitin, please check this post for instructions on how to deploy the tool in...