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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 […]

Canvas Tip of the Week (16 December 2019)

December 16, 2019

Spring is Around the Corner, Are You Prepared to Copy Your Course(s)? Colleagues, Once again, not a traditional “Canvas Tip of the Week,” but I wanted to pass along some tips that a colleague from the Canvas Team in New York shared with her faculty.  You’ll see I have added some TUC/TUN specific comments in red for […]

Canvas Tip of the Week (05 December 2019)

December 5, 2019

TurnItIn Interruptions Colleagues, Once again, not a traditional “Canvas Tip of the Week” this week, I wanted to pass along some information about one of the tools that we have integrated into Canvas. The TurnItIn Plagiarism Checker experienced intermittent service disruptions between December 3rd at 09:56 PST and December 5th 06:34 PST. TurnItIn results for assignments which were submitted during those […]

Canvas Tip of the Week (11 November 2019)

November 11, 2019

New Release features 11/16/19 Colleagues, Not a traditional “Canvas Tip of the Week” this week, but some specific Canvas information that I did want to pass along.  Every third or fourth Friday, Canvas releases a series of updates to their platform.  Most of those updates go unnoticed, and even those that we do notice (such as those new icons by […]