Changing Time Zones in Canvas

If your students are taking your course in a different time zone, you can ask them to change their Canvas to the local time zone. Here is a video that shows students how to make that change. To fully take advantage of the automatic adjustments in Canvas, you as a...

How to change a thumbnail?

You upload a video to Studio for your course, and Studio can give you any random thumbnail (cover photo). If you upload a video recording from your Zoom meeting, the video will be named Zoom0, which isn’t descriptive either. Check the following video to see how...

How to show a PowerPoint with narration in Canvas?

You can turn a PPT or Keynote file directly into a movie and then share it in Canvas.  In the following video, I am going to show you how to do it in PPT.  The method is the same in Keynote.  One advantage of Keynote is that it will automatically hide the thumbnails...

Copy or send your Canvas content

When you want to import a specific item (page, assignment, quiz, discussion, etc) with yourself or your colleague, you had to use course export/import or Canvas Commons in the past.  Canvas has a new feature update now that allows faculty members to share single items...