Spring semester 2018 grades are due by May 9th at 2:15pm. Follow this end of semester checklist to guide you through the end of the semester process in Canvas via the End of Semester Checklist website. You may also submit grades through AccessPlus. Spring semester marked the implementation of Canvas as the centrally-supported learning management … Continue reading Canvas is implemented, Now Submit your Grades!
As Interim Director of CELT, I have participated in CELT-led workshops, sat in on implementation team meetings, and spoken all over campus about the transition from Blackboard to Canvas. However, I still have not built my spring 2018 course in Canvas. Sure, I thought about the wonderful features that Canvas would let me do, such … Continue reading Fight the Fear: Confessions of a Procrastinator
In our previous Tip (ISU is turning off access to Blackboard on January 5, 2018) we shared 5 ways to successfully prepare for making the transition from teaching in Blackboard to Canvas. In this issue, our CELT team thought you may be interested in the results of the Canvas early adopter survey. As you may … Continue reading Advice from a Canvas early adopter, “Be patient. Breathe deeply. Get help [with Canvas].”
CELT staff will lead five 90-minute Canvas workshops multiple times this fall that highlight the pedagogy and mechanics behind Canvas functions. Read the workshop descriptions, determine which day/time you would like to attend, and register via the Learn@ISU website: Accessibility in Canvas, Oct. 17 and 27 Assignments and GradeBook in Canvas, Oct. 19 and 25 … Continue reading CELT-led Canvas Workshops (Oct. 16-27)
If your course has an online presence it may be found in Blackboard or Canvas, Iowa State’s Learning Management Systems (LMS). To log into an LMS: open a web browser, navigate to the Iowa State University website, locate the “Sign Ons” link found on the upper right corner (above the search box), and then select … Continue reading Where do students go if their course has an online presence?
Open Labs CELT is offering open lab sessions for faculty, staff and teaching/graduate assistants to drop in and get support related to quality course design, and effective teaching practices in Canvas. Bring your work, and your laptop (this is a must). Open labs are planned for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in August – November 2017 … Continue reading Upcoming Canvas Open Labs, Training & Workshops
Canvas is available to all of Iowa State today. Blackboard is still available for faculty to use during fall semester 2017, and almost all courses that use a learning management system (LMS) will be taught in Blackboard. However, now is the time to learn Canvas in preparation for all courses being taught in the new … Continue reading Canvas is Available!
The ISU Canvas Implementation Team is continuing to make progress on completing the initial implementation of Canvas at ISU. The team met with the Canvas On-Site Implementation consultants on campus July 12-14 and were able to complete a number of steps to make Canvas functional at ISU and integrated with ISU’s local systems. Our goal … Continue reading Update on Canvas “Go Live” Date at ISU
Canvas has been chosen as Iowa State’s new learning management system (LMS). The selection comes after an extensive review process that included multiple rounds of input from campus stakeholders, vendor demonstrations, and the migration of several existing Iowa State courses to let faculty see how finalists’ systems work in real time. “The transition to Canvas … Continue reading Canvas is the new learning management system