G Suite (Google for Education)

G Suite (Google for Education)

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Introduction

G Suite is a brand of cloud computing, productivity and collaboration tools, software and products developed by Google. Working in G Suite can make collaboration easier: use google drive to share files, google docs for collaborative assignments or google slides to create presentations. 

Features

  • Collaborate in real-time 
  • Store and share files in the cloud
  • Make documents, spreadsheets, and presentations 
  • Access stored files in Canvas
  • Use various Google apps for collaboration in Canvas

Getting Started

Instructor Resources

Creating videos in Studio

To create content in Studio:

  1. Open Canvas and click on the Studio button in the global navigation (red bar on the left side of the screen).
  2. Create Studio content by uploading existing content, recording with a webcam, or recording a screen capture video.

Note: if you experience internet connectivity issues while uploading a recording made with the screen capture tool and you appear to lose your video, it can be recovered!

  • Start a new recording and record for at least 1 second.
  • Press the Pause button.
  • Click Done.
  • In the top-left corner of the screen, click Back to recordings.
  • Click on the desired recording.
  • Click the green Upload button.

Managing existing content in Studio

Once your content is in Studio:

Student Resources

Creating videos in Studio

To create content in Studio:

  1. Open Canvas and click on the Studio button in the global navigation (red bar on the left side of the screen).
  2. Create Studio content by uploading existing contentrecording with a webcam, or recording a screen capture video.

Note: if you experience internet connectivity issues while uploading a recording made with the screen capture tool and you appear to lose your video, it can be recovered!

  • Start a new recording and record for at least 1 second.
  • Press the Pause button.
  • Click Done.
  • In the top-left corner of the screen, click Back to recordings.
  • Click on the desired recording.
  • Click the green Upload button.
 Training

Licensing

Support

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Canvas New Quizzes

Instructure has been working on the release of a new feature for the Canvas LMS platform: Canvas New Quizzes. The company has released an aggressive timeline for the implementation of New Quizzes and sunset of

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Syllabus Statements in Canvas

Today, Syllabus Statements in Canvas will be available to all Canvas courses. Syllabus Statements will feature the required and recommended syllabus statements in Canvas as a way to communicate consistent messaging to students. This option