Can I import content from a Moodle course into Canvas?
Yes. However it is important to note that some of the activity/resource types in Moodle do not exist in Canvas, and this will impact on how some of the Moodle course materials appear in Canvas. The table below shows some of the activities/resources in Moodle…
Our School has particular requirements for specialist Apps. Will these be available in Canvas?
Current Apps: These plugins are currently available in Canvas: Turnitin UK, Office 365, Mediasite, You Tube, Wikipedia, Vimeo and Twitter. Adding Apps into your Canvas Course: In your live course, click Settings, then click the Apps Tab. You can filter by all, not installed or installed. Simply click the App…
How can I view/print a module roster of student photographs?
Student photographs can be accessed in Qsis as per the methods below, depending on the access permissions of the staff member: Accessing student photos through Academic Self-Service in Qsis This information can be accessed by Academic staff. A ‘Student Photo Report’ that includes student photos and…
How can I tell if an assignment has been submitted late?
Any late submissions will show up in the Grades as Blue in the New Gradebook. Each colour is a default associated with a Gradebook status: late (blue), missing (red), resubmitted (green), dropped (orange), or excused (yellow), as shown below. The Status option in the New…
Can you see all your student grades and assignments within Canvas?
Yes. You can use the Gradebook feature to do this. The link below will bring you to a Canvas guide that explains how to use the Gradebook. Canvas Guide: How do I use the New Gradebook?
Can you use Canvas for peer review?
Yes. You can set up peer review assignments for students in Canvas. Students can then leave written and/or audio feedback for their peers. How do I use peer review assignments in a course? (Canvas Guide)
Is Canvas purely an academic tool or can it be used for pastoral care?
Canvas is a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) for facilitating learning and teaching. Current processes for pastoral care will continue.
Can Canvas be used as a tool for mass communications with all students?
No. Canvas is a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) for facilitating learning and teaching. We have other tools available within the University for this purpose.
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