January 2016 - Pop Culture Edition
In this month's edition...
Tool Times - New in Canvas - Badge o' the Month - Support Report - Teacher Feature
Tool Times - January Trainings in the ETC
Gradebook Set-Up: The Canvas gradebook is a powerful tool for all teaching methods and enables students to monitor their own progress. Learn how to set it up and customize it for your methods. January 12th and 20th, Noon-1:00
Films on Demand: Learn how to navigate Films on Demand and add films to your course shells. Tuesday, January 26th, Noon-12:30
AccessAbility: Next week look out for more details on this important course for all faculty and staff. Though you may choose to complete it online, we will offer our first face-to-face version of the course this month. Thursday, January 28th, Noon-1:30
New in Canvas
New Courses: Congratulations to Nick Tratz (SP121), Karri Miller (CIS125s), and Susan Rochester (ART205) for their recent course developments! Big thanks go to Peer Reviewers Crystal Sullivan and John Blackwood for being a set of additional eyes and source of awesome recommendations!
Link Validator: You can now verify all external links within your course by using Link Validator. Here's how: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-5626
ePub: Like to read course material offline? Though interactivity will be lost, you can download your course using ePub. These two videos will show you how: http://screencast.com/t/uWFocVTeCumR, https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-5579
Badge o' the Month
Teacher Feature: Quotes from Favorite Fictional Teachers
Dewey Finn as Mr. Schneebly in "School of Rock"
"It's gonna be a really tough project, you're gonna have to use your head, your brain and your mind too."
Edna Krabappel in "The Simpsons"
"I tried, but he's uncontrollable. Frowny stickers mean nothing to him."
Jaime Escalante (as played by Edward James Olmos) in "Stand and Deliver"
"Wouldn't want anyone to think you're smart, would you?"