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Canvas is updated every three weeks. The next update is scheduled for Saturday, March 14th. Read more to discover what's new and what's changing in Canvas! ...continue reading "Canvas Production Release 03/14/15"

Canvas is updated every three weeks. The next update is scheduled for Saturday, February 21st. Read more to discover what's new and what's changing in Canvas! ...continue reading "Canvas Production Release 02/21/15"

denise_anthonyLast Fall I was returning to teaching after a year-long sabbatical during which the College had changed to Canvas, meaning all the course materials and activities I had created on Blackboard had to be re-created. After my group orientation to Canvas I was feeling excited about the new features and possibilities Canvas offered, but also completely daunted by the sheer amount of work of recreating everything. But faster than the speed of a web-page loading, able to create HTML code in a single-bound, an instructional designer came to my rescue! ...continue reading "Canvas Stories: Denise Anthony"

Instructors can now allow anyone with a Dartmouth NetID to view a course site. This option allows users who are logged in to the Dartmouth authentication system to preview courses, which is useful for both departments and individual instructors who want to provide students access to course sites during the "shopping period" at the start of term. ...continue reading "Course Viewing for Authenticated Dartmouth Users"

Dartmouth is participating in the beta trial of Canvas Commons, a Learning Object Repository that allows Canvas users from across institutions to share a wide variety of content, including Quizzes, Assignments, Discussion Boards, and Documents. ...continue reading "Canvas Commons"