How can I get my teaching resources (e.g. lecture notes, powerpoints, PDFs, audio/video content etc) and links to websites or articles into Canvas?
Watch this short 14 minute video tutorial Keep Teaching With Canvas to firstly learn how to create a Canvas ‘page’ and create ‘links’ to your teaching resources/documents. (e.g. lecture notes, powerpoints, PDFs.) You can also create links to ‘external resources’ such as websites & articles…
How do I add video, slides or audio content to my Canvas course from Mediasite?
What is Mediasite? Mediasite is a video streaming platform, which is fully supported by Information Services and integrates directly with Canvas. It allows staff to record, upload and share recorded lectures, seminars, events and other video and audio content. Benefits of using Mediasite in Canvas: …
How do I import content into my Academic module from my module development area?
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…
If I change a question in my question bank will it automatically update the quiz?
If you add questions to a quiz using the ‘New Question Group’ function, then changes in the question bank will be reflected in the quiz. However, if you add a question using the ‘Find Questions’ function, this creates a copy of the question from the…
Will I continue to use QuestionMark or can I use Canvas now?
Canvas has a Quizzes feature that can be used for formative assessment. However, until we pilot the use of Canvas Quizzes for summative assessment, we advise that you continue to use your current method. If using Questionmark, you can provide the following link from your…
What do I do if I run out of storage space in my Canvas module?
If you require additional storage on your Canvas module, please contact the Digital Learning Solutions team from the ‘Help’ menu in Canvas. More Information: What is my module storage allowance in Canvas?
Can I stop students seeing assignment feedback before moderation?
Yes, it is possible to change the settings within the Gradebook or Speedgrader to stop feedback being seen by students before you are ready. In Canvas this managed by the Grade Posting Policy. You can select a default grade posting policy for all course assignments,…
How can I email all students directly to their QUB email?
The ’email all students’ function is done in Qsis, not Canvas, depending on the permissions of the staff member. In Qsis, open Main Menu / Self-Service / Faculty Centre then My Schedule and select a relevant class to open in Class Roster. You may need…
Will non-academic courses be available on Canvas?
At this time, the initial focus of the roll-out will be on credit-bearing academic modules whose enrolments come through QSIS, our student record system. However, we are aware of this requirement and will be investigating this further in the future.
Can you add ‘comment banks’ to Speedgrader?
Canvas has moved to a new Gradebook. The below information will be updated in due course. For more information please see: The New Canvas Gradebook ‘Comment bank’ functionality is not available in Speedgrader. However, there are several other options in Speedgrader that can help you…
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