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New Gradebook deactivated in Canvas

On Mon., Aug. 19, the New Gradebook was activated in Canvas. Unfortunately, Canvas bugs have been discovered that do not allow the Copy Grades to KSIS or Scantron tools to work optimally with the New Gradebook. The decision has been made to return to the previous Gradebook until those bugs have been fixed. All courses in Canvas for fall 2019 were reverted to the Old Gradebook on Thurs., Aug. 22.

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Top Hat announces updated tools available for fall semester

Top Hat is a student engagement system that allows instructors to ask questions, take polls, give quizzes, and receive feedback from students during class. Top Hat has been integrated with Canvas so that instructors can sync grading and class roster information between the two systems

Top Hat has recently updated their tools, combining Top Hat Classroom, Assignment, and Test into a single product – Top Hat Test. With Top Hat Test, instructors can administer tests and quizzes utilizing a students’ own mobile device. To learn more about the Top Hat update, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5wgg3QbiBY. Continue reading “Top Hat announces updated tools available for fall semester”

Getting started with Canvas for students

by Information Technology Servicesstart

Canvas is a learning management system (LMS) that supports online learning and teaching at K-State. Whether you are an experienced Canvas user or new to the LMS, learn about helpful tips and resources to help you through the semester in the Getting Started with Canvas course for students. Continue reading “Getting started with Canvas for students”

New Canvas Gradebook coming Aug. 19

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

  • A better user experience addressing user-suggested improvements
  • Support for flexible late/missing assignment policies
  • Improved accessibility support

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