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Zaption Platform Retiring September 30, 2016

If you have been a user of Zaption’s video activity platform at Northwestern, you will have received a communication from the company regarding its...
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Beginning of the Fall Quarter Checklist

This is a repost from a prior quarter. Welcome back! Here’s a handy checklist to review to ensure that your Canvas course site is...
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8 Ways to Make Canvas Work for You This Fall

We asked folks who work with instructors about ways that Canvas can make instructors’ lives easier. Here’s what we came up with: Let’s start at...
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Canvas mini-consultation walk-up locations starting this week

Need help getting your course ready for fall quarter? Faculty Support Services is here to answer any questions you may have about Canvas. We’d...
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Active Courses by Quarter

Each quarter we’ll post an update of active courses by quarter. In Summer 2016, there were 1,506 courses in Canvas. We’re getting ready for...
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Dashboard Images: Interest and Personality

There’s a cool new feature in Canvas that allows instructors to add dashboard images to display behind the course card in the Canvas Dashboard. In...
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Clicker Workshops for Fall

If you’ve always been interested in how you could introduce clickers in your course, we’re offering several workshops to help you get started. Clickers...
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Are you new to Canvas? Are you considering using Canvas in a new way?

Fall quarter is all about beginnings and fresh starts. Are you new to Canvas or do you want to use Canvas in a new...
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VR & U

At TEACHx, we featured a “technology petting zoo” with some new technologies we thought people might like to put their hands on, like a...
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Important Changes Coming to Turnitin in Canvas for Fall 2016

Updates are being made to Turnitin, the plagiarism detection tool in Canvas. The way you create Turnitin assignments in Canvas is changing. Turnitin is retiring...
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