A listing of all news and updates pertaining to ISU’s instructional tools.
The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching’s (CELT) media production team has a new website that provides faculty information about recording classrooms, available services, and how to request
With Scantron Bubble Sheets sunsetting after the summer session, the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) has created several resources and is hosting learning opportunities for instructors to experience Gradescope, a Canvas-integrated assessment feedback platform that includes automated bubble sheet scoring.
Instructors who use Top Hat, or those looking to try the learning app in Canvas, will have greater incentives beginning with the summer session. The university has a new enterprise agreement with the app’s creator, eliminating the need for student subscriptions.
Canvas frequently publishes updates as part of its release cycle. New Canvas updates are posted on the CELT website. If approved, Feature Options may be enabled at the account or course level in our Canvas instance. More information about the Canvas Updates Approval Process is also on the CELT website.
Instructors looking for an assessment tool to pair with Canvas’ assignments and quizzes have a new option. A Gradescope pilot for all instructors is underway for the fall semester, and faculty feedback will help determine its future at ISU.
There are now several new Learning Technology Integrations (LTIs) installed and available to Iowa State University instructors to consider: Microsoft Teams classes Pressbooks Visible Body Oxford University Press Stukent Mimic
In preparation for the upcoming academic year, I would like to share a few resources that will support your work preparing for the start of classes.
The June 22, 2022 Canvas deploy notes included updates to the interface and features. The interface update included: Assignments: Assignment Availability Window Display Update: This update allows students to view
The June 8, 2022 Canvas deploy includes interface and feature updates associated with the Rich Content Editor and Syllabus areas. Interface Rich Content Editor: Vector Button in Equation Editor: This
The Learning Technologies Administration Team will be updating Canvas on May 18, 2022, with the following updates: General Canvas Features Apply Score to Ungraded: Instructors can apply scores to ungraded submissions
This update will contain the Canvas release and deploy that are specific to New Quizzes in Canvas for May 21. To review the release and deploy notes for the overall
Join us for a variety of demonstrations, keynote speakers, and hands-on workshops to become certified (Levels 1 and 2) in Top Hat. Sessions will include the Foundations of Active Learning,
This update will contain all Canvas release and deploy that are specific to New Quizzes in Canvas. To review the release and deploy notes for the other features of Canvas,
This update will contain all Canvas release and deploy notes for 2022 thus far. These notes will not contain any updates pertaining to New Quizzes. All New Quizzes updates specific
Join us virtually from 1-1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 1 for vendor-led training concentrated on LockDown Browser. The agenda for the 30-minute training includes the following: How to use LockDown
Over the Winter break, five new LTIs were installed and are available to the campus community. Those five LTIs are: ALEKS MyBusinessCourse MyEducator GreatRiverLearning H5P ALEKS (for business), MyBusinessCourse, MyEducator,
This update will contain all Canvas release and deploy notes for November 2021. Completed Changes The November 10, 2021 Canvas update included interface updates and changes to the outcomes page.
The October 16, 2021 Canvas update contains information pertaining to Speedgrader labels and Gradebook assignment search. Specifically, the following are included in this Canvas update: Sticky Navigation Menus: When a long page is scrolled,
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
The July 17, 2021 Canvas Release discusses the addition of maintenance windows and the removal of deprecated features.
Deploy: Terminology, assignments, faculty journal messages, offline exports, and accessibility – Canvas (July 21, 2021)
The July 21, 2021 Canvas Deploy includes changes to terminology, assignments, faculty journal messages, offline exports, and accessibility features.
Deploy: Gradebook CSV columns, assignment buttons and notifications, rich content editor, and accessibility – Canvas (July 7, 2021)
The July 7, 2021 Canvas Deploy includes changes to exported Gradebook CSV columns, assignment buttons and notifications, rich content editor, and accessibility features.
Canvas Deploy: Image Options, Anonymous Peer Reviews, Mastery Path Pages, Accessibility changes (June 23, 2021)
The June 23, 2021 Canvas Deploy includes changes to image options, anonymous peer reviews, mastery path pages, and accessibility features.
June 24th – 11:00 a.m., join an expert panel of education leaders as they explore tips to increase student engagement using Canvas Studio.
The June 09, 2021 Canvas Deploy includes changes to anonymous comments and ratings removal on rubrics, accessibility of Quota and Notification settings, unpublished module explanation, and direct share options.