Canvas Plus: May 2024 Edition

Canvas LogoIn our Canvas Plus Monthly, we discuss the new features and enhancements available in the Canvas LMS and any updates to academic technology/software that are integrated into Canvas. This month we look at new updates to Gradebook and Rich Content Editor, plus a reminder for those using Panopto.  Unless otherwise specified, all Canvas updates will be available within Canvas by the 3rd weekend of the month. Continue reading Canvas Plus: May 2024 Edition

New Grade Import Tool Makes Final Grading Easier

As we inch ever closer to final exams, the task of entering final grades in my.SMU can be a tedious and time-consuming endeavor, especially for larger classes. Starting this term, however, a new grade import tool can help make things easier during this hectic time, allowing you to export your grades from Canvas and then upload them to my.SMU with far less manual data entry!

OIT and the Registrar’s Office have worked together over the past several months to develop this new method to assist in the midterm and final grading process. Here’s a quick look at how it works: Continue reading New Grade Import Tool Makes Final Grading Easier

Canvas Plus: November 2023 Edition

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In this edition of the Canvas Plus Monthly, we discuss the new anonymous grading with quizzes, how to duplicate Item banks, and the improved efficiency with those Item banks; plus, we look at the new Readings & Resources to organize your course materials and encourage student engagement. All Canvas updates will be available in Canvas by the 3rd weekend of the month.  Continue reading Canvas Plus: November 2023 Edition