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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:

April 25: Top Hat Certification Day Agenda

Top Hat CertificationYou still have time to register for the Top Hat Certification Day which is 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. April 25,  Big 12 room, in the K-State Student Union. 

Top Hat, a classroom engagement system that has been integrated with Canvas, is growing in adoption at K-State. Come join us for the day to see if this is a tool for you or to enhance your skills if you are already using the tool.

Agenda for the day

  • 9:30 a.m. – Registration
  • 10:00 a.m. – noon – Drive Effective Student Behaviours outside of class
    This sessionwill provide insight on different assignment styles and how to use Top Hat for comprehension, feedback, motivation and improvement before class.
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch / Faculty Q & A Session (Cottonwood Room)
    Faculty who currently use Top hat in a few unique ways will share insights on topics such as the use of technology in the classroom, techniques to improve engagement and the use of interactive content outside of the classroom.
  • 1:30 – 3 p.m. – Creating an Active Learning environment during class
    This session will include advanced techniques that fit to many pedagogical styles including using Top Hat in a flipped classroom, for group work and in a more traditional lecture.

If you have any questions about the event or Top Hat usage at K-State, contact Scott Findeldei (curtain@ksu.edu).

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.

Continue reading “Canvas summer and fall 2019 courses have been created”

K-State Mediasite webinar April 15: Getting started with Mediasite Desktop Recorder

Mediasite logoDuring the spring semester, Information Technology Services is hosting a new webinar training series focusing on Mediasite at K-State.

The webinar series highlights many of the powerful features offered through Mediasite. Faculty will learn how to use Mediasite within Canvas, with the final session demonstrating the Mediasite Desktop Recorder for capturing video from your own computer. Continue reading “K-State Mediasite webinar April 15: Getting started with Mediasite Desktop Recorder”

K-State Mediasite webinar March 18

Mediasite logoDuring the spring semester, Information Technology Services is hosting a new webinar training series focusing on Mediasite at K-State.

The webinar series highlights many of the powerful features offered through Mediasite. Faculty will learn how to use Mediasite within Canvas, with the final session demonstrating the Mediasite Desktop Recorder for capturing video from your own computer. Continue reading “K-State Mediasite webinar March 18”

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”