Using MS Teams means that classes and organizations can chat, meet, call, and collaborate all in one place, no matter where people are located.
New Analytics gains the ability to create CSV reports. Effective September 19, 2020.
Webex Meetings will have a more intuitive and convenient user experience: better buttons, better meeting panels, and targeted updates for upcoming changes. Effective September 8, 2020.
Bulk delete pages, Hide the Section Column from students, see all previous Global Announcements. Effective August 15, 2020.
Users are experiencing extended wait times when contacting Canvas Support. Read which information is key to obtaining help faster and consider reaching out to your local support unit in the meantime.
Webex Classroom Collaborations has been experiencing issues. It has been slowing down the Virtual Meetings and Office Hours panels and is sending multiple emails to students when enabled. Faculty are encouraged to not have enabled Classroom Collaborations while ISU staff work with Webex to resolve these issues.
Canvas: Direct Share, Bulk Edit Due Dates, Submission Attempts, File Uploads, Notifications, Rubrics
Features released during the spring became part of the main Canvas environment: Direct share assignments, Bulk edit due and availability dates, Limit submission attempts on assignments, Enhancements to file uploads in Modules, Course-specific notification muting, Rubrics moved to the course navigation. Effective July 18, 2020.
Midterms are due March 6, and as students begin preparing, many instructors grow weary of hearing the question “what’s going to be on the test?” And further, some struggle with helping students effectively study for the exams. In a 2016 Teaching Professor Blog, writer Maryellen Weimer provided teaching activities that can make exam sessions more productive … Continue reading Ideas to help students prepare for midterms (Teaching Tip)
Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) is a small teaching strategy that has a big impact on student learning. Simply explaining to students why you are having them do particular activities, such as group projects, homework, and exams can help elucidate to students the value and purpose of the course work. This, in turn, can … Continue reading Small changes make for big impacts (Teaching Tip)
These student-run maker sessions and the upcoming exhibit are being organized by the Womxn of Colour Network student org on campus with support from the Sloss Center, the College of Design, and Multicultural Student Affairs. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to submit works of art (broadly defined, any medium) on the theme of Interrupt … Continue reading Campus Opportunity: Interrupt the Space