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Category: Teaching online

New Canvas Gradebook coming Aug. 19

On Monday, Aug. 19, the New Gradebook will be activated in Canvas. The New Gradebook offers a number of enhanced features including:

May 7 webinar: Get started captioning with 3Play Media

3 Play Media logoDo you use online video in your courses? If so, this webinar is for you. Closed captions not only help make your video accessible to those with disabilities, but they also can improve attention, focus and comprehension for all students, adding value and improving the quality of your course materials.

At 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, join 3Play Media, a university-approved vendor for transcription and captioning services, for a 30-minute webinar that will highlight the advantages of video captions and how you can use their tools and services to add captions to your videos, including their integration with K-State’s Mediasite video platform. The presentation will be followed by a brief Q&A, so bring your questions! Registration is required.

Canvas summer and fall 2019 courses have been created

The Automatic Course Creation for summer and fall 2019 is now complete. Course shells (with the exception of 900-level courses) have been created in Canvas. Student rosters will automatically be kept in sync with KSIS, with student drop/adds happening in near real-time. Changes to the course in KSIS will be reflected in the K-State Online course. To have a 900-level course created, contact the IT Help Desk.

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New Gradebook available in Canvas

by Information Technology Services

During spring 2019, instructors can opt-in to use Canvas’ New Gradebook. The New Gradebook offers a number of enhanced features including:

Canvas February updates

by Information Technology Services

Updates to Canvas were released on Feb. 16. To see all the new features and fixed bugs, view the complete February Release Notes.

Reminder: Any hyperlinks in courses or websites that link to public.online.ksu.edu need to be changed to canvas.ksu.edu. Continue reading “Canvas February updates”