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01/20/2021
How-To: Show or Hide Courses in Canvas
Reduce visual clutter and clean up your Canvas Dashboard by selecting which courses to show or hide on the Courses Global Navigation menu.
12/23/2020
How-To: Enable Course Navigation Items in Canvas
As an instructor, you may spend hours preparing your Canvas course(s) each semester. itÂ’s important your students are able to easily access and navigate your material. Learn how to adjust the links that appear in the left-hand navigation menu within your Canvas courses.
12/02/2020
How-To: Extend Canvas Course Access for Fall 2020
This article explores the step-by-step instructions for extending Canvas Course Access.
10/14/2020
Student How-To Guides: Participate in Zoom Breakout Rooms
Your instructor may utilize Zoom Breakout Rooms during your virtual lectures. This guide walks through what that experience is like for students, as well as the options available to you during your breakout session.
09/24/2020
How-To: Restore Deleted Items in Canvas
Have you ever wished you could undo a mistake or bring back deleted items in your Canvas course? In this article, we will show you 3 features in Canvas that will allow you to do just that.
09/17/2020
How-To: Access Attendance Reports in Webex and Zoom
Learn how to take attendance for virtual lectures and class meetings by downloading the attendance reports in Webex and Zoom.
08/26/2020
How-To: Add Closed Captions to YouTube Videos
There are numerous reasons why you may need to share a video file you've created with your students. When creating and sharing your own video files, it is important for accessibility best practices that these videos are captioned with subtitles. YouTube does most of the captioning work for you using automatic transcription and can shave hours off of the captioning process.
08/21/2020
How-To: Publish a Canvas Course Early in "Read-Only" Mode
Learn how to publish your Canvas course site early so that students can preview content like the syllabus and instructor information, while preventing them from submitting any assignments.
08/12/2020
How To: Email Your Students With a Contact Group in Gmail
Create a contact group in Gmail with student email addresses acquired from the photo roster to be able to email a whole class at once, or invite a whole class to a Calendar event.