Once you have finished developing content in your ‘Module Development Area’ you can import it into your ‘live Academic Module’ (i.e. available closer to go-live, where students will be enrolled) by completing the following steps:
- In your live Academic Module, click Settings then click Import Course Content.
- In the Content Type drop down menu, click Copy a Canvas course.
- Search and click on your Module Development Area. (it will have DEVELOP at the start of the title) Click on All content then click Import.
Note: You can click ‘Select specific content’ if you want to select individual items (i.e. a page, a discussion, a quiz etc) and do NOT want to copy over all content.
- The job will be queued under Course copy and should take just a few moments to complete, depending on the amount of course content involved.
- Navigate to different areas of the live Academic Module to confirm the content has been imported and check for any content that requires re-activation / re-insertion (see below).
IMPORTANT NOTE: Some settings and content are NOT INCLUDED in the course import and will require RE-ACTIVATION/RE-INSERTION in the module. The links below provide more information on the items that are not included and how to use the course copy/import tool.
Canvas Guide: How do I copy content from another Canvas course using the Course Import tool?
Canvas Guide: What is the Course Import Tool? (includes a list of items that are not included in the course import)
More Information: Canvas – getting ready to go live guide.
Modules that are available in Canvas, will not be available in the Queen’s Online Virtual Learning Environment (QOL VLE). Previous QOL VLE modules and materials will still be accessible in the QOL VLE.
Modules for AY 2019/20 which are available in Canvas, will not be accessible in the QOL VLE.
Note: Only the ‘Modules/Learning Home’ of Queen’s Online is being replaced by Canvas. All other areas of Queen’s Online, where you can access other online resources and services will remain the same.
Date and time release functions: These are available for ‘Canvas Modules’ (i.e. units of study, for example: weeks, topics, themes) and other features such as assignments, quizzes, discussions and announcements.
The guide below explains how to edit a module’s settings to lock all content and release it on a particular date/time.
Canvas Guide: How do I lock a module?
Student photographs can be accessed in Qsis as per the methods below depending on the access permissions of the staff member:
Accessing photos through student image reports in Qsis
- This information can be accessed by School administrative/clerical staff. The ‘Student Images by module’ report can be accessed to view student images, names and email addresses. To access this report please:
a) Go to ‘Reporting Tools’ then ‘Query Report Viewer’ under BI Publisher.
b) Type in QUB_MOD_IMG in the ‘begins with’ field then click search.
c) Click on view report then enter the module information and click ok.
- School staff would also be able to access student photos in the ‘Student Images by Plan’ report and ‘Bulk Photos’ under Records and Enrolment.
- More information on Qsis for school administrative staff is available here.
Accessing photos through Academic Self-Service in Qsis
- The Academic Self-Service guide explains how to access class rosters and photos in Qsis
- Step 6 in this guide highlights the option to include photos in the roster. You can view 1 or 100 students at a time via the ‘view 100’ button at the top of the list.
- Email addresses are not displayed in the list/table but can be viewed when you click in to the student.
- More information on Qsis for Academics is available here.
If you require any further support in using the methods above to access Qsis please contact the Qsis Support Team on email@example.com
By default, each Canvas Course has 500 MB of storage space.
- Files uploaded to Module Files in Files (images, documents, etc.)
- Assignment submission file responses uploaded by instructors (if the instructor uploads a file in response to a student submission) (Note: That Turnitin also has an individual limit on papers of 20MB or 400pages)
- Module pages, discussions, assignments, quizzes built in Canvas
- Module images
How to check your storage limits. Click Settings, click File Storage tab.
Module Storage Quota
For more information, please check out the Canvas guides.