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Canvas: Preparing Teaching 2021

It’s that time of year again when one year’s teaching has finished, exam boards are ongoing or just completed and it’s time for a break. Or is it? Realistically, it’s time to start planning teaching for the next academic year: 2021! Whether your delivery is online or face-to-face, it’s time Read more…

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Canvas: The Ethics of Analytics

Yesterday, we looked at the New Analytics within Canvas. Just because you have information available as analytics doesn’t mean everyone will use it in the same way. So today, we want you to think about the ethics of using Analytics to ensure these are being used effectively, fairly and appropriately. Read more…

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Canvas: New Analytics

Good afternoon and welcome on today’s blog post on Canvas New Analytics. What is New Analytics? This ‘New Analytics’ tool is installed in Canvas and is visible within all Canvas courses you work in. The data is refreshed daily. As a result, the reporting of data can be delayed by Read more…

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Canvas: Embedding Video

We’ve been looking at all things Canvas for a number of weeks now. This includes: Canvas – Getting Started Simple Navigation Complex Navigation Rolling Over Content Help & Training Student Canvas Orientation Course Feedback / Queries Canvas VLE: Accessibility Statement Page Accessibility Checker Blackboard Ally (accessibility report) Organising File Structures Read more…

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Canvas Assessment: Similarity Checking

Yesterday, we looked at setting up portfolio assessment with multiple submissions in Canvas. Today, we would like to concentrate on setting up assessment with plagiarism checks. At Queen’s University, we use TurnItIn (Tii) to check for plagiarism and to feedback the similarity score to students. Setting up the assessment for Read more…

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Canvas Assessment: Setting up Online Submissions

We’re still running with our Canvas blog-a-thon and up until now, we have covered different Canvas themes to include: Canvas – Getting Started Simple Navigation Complex Navigation Rolling Over Content Help & Training Student Canvas Orientation Course Feedback / Queries Canvas VLE: Accessibility Statement Page Accessibility Checker Blackboard Ally (accessibility Read more…