Technology: Canvas

Access and interpret a Turnitin Similarity Report

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Mark with Canvas Outcomes

Published by Richard Ingold |

Navigate to the Canvas SpeedGrader, click on the submission you want to mark and then click on ’View Rubric’.  Mark the submission using the rubric. Click on the corresponding CILO or PLO to record a student’s level of achievement of this learning outcome. Click ‘Save’ to record marks. 

Add Outcomes to a Canvas Quiz question bank

Published by Richard Ingold |

Navigate to the Canvas Question Bank containing the questions you will use in your exam. At the bottom of the right-hand menu, you will see ‘Align Outcome’.  Choose the Outcome being assured in your quiz from those listed. (To learn how to import Outcomes see Importing CILOs or PLOs...

Import CILOs or PLOs into your Canvas subject as Outcomes

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To import CILOs or PLOs into your subject site as Outcomes, click the ‘Outcomes’ link in your subject’s navigation menu.  In the ‘Setting up Outcomes’ box that appears, click ‘Find’.  Click on ‘Account Standards’.  Click on your Faculty name. You will then see all of the folders containing the...

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