Technology: Canvas

Extra time and extensions: reasonable adjustments

Published by LX Team |

Extra time and extensions may be requested by a student registered with Accessibility Services if their ongoing health condition/disability impacts on their ability to complete assessments during the specified time frame.  For example, a student might need extra time and/or an extension during exacerbations of their condition and managing unpredictable health impacts,...

Canvas: accessible practice

Published by LX Team |

There are several ways to make your subject site in Canvas accessible for everyone. This will benefit all of your students, but will be critical for those with access requirements. One of the easiest things, with the biggest impact, you can do is break your content into sections using...

Principles and considerations for quiz-based exams

Published by Phillip Tang |

A quiz-based exam without invigilation is referred to as a Timed LMS exam. A quiz-based exam with invigilation is referred to as an AI-Invigilated exam.  Released and submitted on Canvas, run by Subject Coordinator​. Students log on to Canvas to access and complete the exam.  All exams must be...

Access and interpret a Turnitin Similarity Report

Published by LX Team |

Access a Similarity Report The Similarity Report can be accessed from Gradebook or SpeedGrader by clicking on the percentage symbol. In the example below, the score is a red 100%. The results may not appear immediately but might take a few minutes or longer depending on the length and...

Request a Canvas Sandpit

Published by LX Team |

Your Canvas Sandpit is a practice Canvas site where you can explore and test the many features and tools of Canvas, build content, and plan and design for your actual subject site. It is only visible to you unless you add in other people into the site. Go to...

Clearly communicate a session schedule in Canvas

Published by LX Team |

These templates are structured for varying levels of detail. You could choose to include a subject schedule, giving a high-level outline for the entire session, a detailed weekly overview with schedule, or an overview of a module covering several weeks. These templates are specific to your faculty. If you do...

Use the pronoun feature in Canvas

Published by LX Team |

Students and staff can now select their pronouns via Settings in Canvas. This is an opt-in profile setting only. The initiative aims to facilitate effective communication between staff and students where individuals prefer their identity to be known. There are three options: She/Her He/Him They/Them Edit your pronouns via...

Canvas New Analytics

Published by LX Team |

New Analytics can be accessed from Course Navigation or from the New Analytics button in the Course Home Page.  The video guide below offers a general overview of the key functionality and how to navigate different areas in the New Analytics tool . The Course Grade tab allows you to view the...

Create Canvas Outcomes at a faculty sub-account level

Published by Richard Ingold |

Click on ‘Admin’ in the Canvas global navigation menu. Then, select the Faculty sub-account that you have administrative access to. Click on ‘Outcomes’ in the sub-account navigation menu. In the window that appears, click on ‘+ Group’ to create a folder to hold the required CILOs or PLOs. Enter...

Export Canvas Outcomes data from a faculty sub-account

Published by Richard Ingold |

Click on ‘Admin’ in the Canvas global navigation menu. Then, select the Faculty sub-account that you have administrative access to.  Click on ‘Settings’ in the account menu and then select the ‘Reports’ tab . Locate ‘Outcome Results’ . Click on the corresponding ‘Configure…’ button to configure the...

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