Canvas Corner: Context Cards, To Do Lists, & Full-Screen Canvas on Mobile

Canvas Corner

Every month in Canvas Corner, we discuss the new features and enhancements available in Canvas. This month, we cover new WalkMe guides, new Canvas Context Cards, Student Dashboard updates, and mobile full-screen view. Continue reading Canvas Corner: Context Cards, To Do Lists, & Full-Screen Canvas on Mobile

Canvas Corner: WalkMe Guides, Group Peer Reviews, and Annotating PDF files

Canvas CornerEvery month in Canvas Corner, we discuss the new features and enhancements in Canvas. This month, we will cover new WalkThu(s), mobile student annotations, intra-group peer reviews, and some navigation changes. Continue reading Canvas Corner: WalkMe Guides, Group Peer Reviews, and Annotating PDF files

Canvas Resources for Faculty & Staff

Canvas Tips & TricksThe Academic Technology team has worked feverishly to get our faculty and staff up and running with Canvas, our new course management system that rolled out to campus this summer. While some faculty members may have already engaged in this new system, many will be using it for the first time this semester.

Since January, Academic Technology and IT Training, have trained over 400 Canvas users to help them get their courses built. We’ve done this by facilitating departmental training, hosting weekly Canvas workshops, and providing additional learning opportunities through our Canvas Boot Camp and Canvas Nights webinar series. That doesn’t take into account the number of people the Academic Technology team has assisted through personal meetings, help desk tickets and direct phone calls.

If you haven’t yet had a chance to join us for one of our workshops, we will continue offering weekly seminars through the end of September. The weekly Canvas training schedule is available at smu.edu/ittraining. Also, we have other Canvas resources and learning options available for you: Continue reading Canvas Resources for Faculty & Staff

Canvas WalkMe Provides Canvas WalkThru

Canvas Tips & TricksThe new Canvas WalkMe provides real-time guidance that is easy to follow. WalkMe simplifies the user experience by providing on-screen, step-by-step guidance at the moment of need so that our instructors can complete any task successfully. This makes learning specific Canvas tasks more efficient and boosts SMU’s overall productivity. Continue reading Canvas WalkMe Provides Canvas WalkThru