Center for Innovative Learning and Teaching (CILT)

Canvas

Touro University's learning management system, Canvas, is at the center of many instructional technology activities.

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Your Guide to the State of Video in Education

July 15, 2019

Last week I sent out a message focused on specific “resources for creating instructional videos,”  earlier today I received this message in my inbox.  Some of the items I found interesting in the report mentioned below related to students include: Students increasingly expect video to be part of their educational experience.  82% see students’ expectations […]

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Blog Posts from the Center

Canvas Tip of the Week (10 February 2020)

February 10, 2020

Getting to Know The Calendar Did you know that there is an undated space on the student’s calendars? The Calendar is a great way to view everything you have to do for all your courses in one place. You can view calendar events by day, week, month, or agenda list. The calendar also includes access […]

Canvas Tip of the Week (03 February 2020)

February 3, 2020

Gradebook Rules Did you know that you can create rules in your gradebook (e.g., drop lowest score)? Once you have added Assignments to your Assignment Group, you can create rules for the entire Assignment Group. Assignment Group rules determine how Canvas handles any exceptions you want to create for grade calculations. Assignment Groups can be […]

Canvas Tip of the Week (27 January 2020)

January 27, 2020

New Gradebook Active Have you noticed the differences in your grade books since Saturday, 18 January? ***Before getting into the Canvas tip for this week, an overview of the new features in the gradebook can be found in the Canvas Tip of the Week for 23 December 2019 Over the past two weeks, Brittany Handler (Instructional Designer, […]

Canvas Tip of the Week (13 January 2020)

January 13, 2020

Hide Grade Distribution Did you know that by default students can see the grade distribution in Canvas, but you can hide it? ***Before getting into the Canvas tip for this week, a final reminder that the new gradebook in Canvas becomes active on Saturday, 18 January.  You can reach more about the changes in the Canvas Tip […]

Canvas Tip of the Week (06 January 2020)

January 6, 2020

TUC Canvas Transition Complete Did you know that as of Fall 2019 all programs at Touro University California were now using Canvas? Hello everyone and welcome to the Spring 2020 semester! As the Fall 2019 semester completed the transition of ALL Touro University California programs to Canvas, it is time to update some of the local […]

Canvas Tip of the Week (23 December 2019)

December 23, 2019

Canvas Gradebook  Did you know that Canvas has a new gradebook that will become the default on January 18, 2020? In the process of finalizing your Fall 2019 grades in Canvas, you have likely seen this Banner across the top of the page. While faculty have had the option to enable the new gradebook for […]