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...

Can you put your course on autopilot?

If you have some prerequisite skills that you would like students to acquire without taking up class time, you can automate the teaching of that content in Canvas. We recently worked with the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department in setting up a course...

How to clone a course in Canvas with new dates

If you have a lot of assignments you would like to change dates for, consider requesting to create a course instead of choosing the copy option. Once you have created a blank course this way, go to the course “settings,” then choose “import course...

Hide grade distribution

Do you know that students can see how their grades compare with their peers in class? When students go to their grades in Canvas, they can click on “show all details,” which would then show the “mean,” “high,” “low” of...