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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”

Jan. 30 webinar: Get started captioning with Automatic Sync Technologies

closed caption logoby Information Technology Services

Do 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 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, join Automatic Sync Technologies (AST), a university-approved vendor for transcription and captioning services, for a 30-minute webinar via Zoom. AST has been providing transcription and captioning services to higher education across the country for over 14 years and offers integration with Mediasite to provide a seamless workflow.

AST also delivers a number of other related accessibility services ranging from real-time CART, to audio description, to translation. During the webinar, K-State account rep Kara Stark will highlight how to get an AST CaptionSync account, how to utilize the master service agreement, and how to use the various services AST offers. An opportunity for Q&A will follow.

Join the webinar using the Zoom meeting information below:

https://zoom.us/j/466343725

Canvas December updates

by Information Technology Services

Updates to Canvas were released on Dec. 8. Canvas operates on a monthly release cycle, with features added or updated every three weeks.

To see all the new features and fixed bugs, view the complete December Release Notes. Continue reading “Canvas December updates”

K-State Online November updates

by Information Technology ServicesK-State Online Info graphic

Updates to Canvas were released on Nov. 17. Canvas operates on a monthly release cycle, with features added or updated every three weeks.

To see all the new features and fixed bugs, view the complete November Release Notes. In addition to the Canvas release, Information Technology Services releases updates to services and integrations with K-State Online through the month as necessary. Continue reading “K-State Online November updates”