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Group Work/Collaboration Integrated Apps Readings/Content Self-Help Tutorials Timely Tutorials

Set Up Hypothesis Documents and Assignments in Canvas

In your course, you may want students to review a document and annotate it to show their understanding and interpretation of the material. This can be done collaboratively in Canvas through the third-party tool, Hypothesis. This tool enables students to review a PDF or web page, leave annotations and comments on it, and view and […]

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Canvas Spotlight Integrated Apps Readings/Content Timely Tutorials

Use Hypothesis for Collaborative Annotations on Documents in Canvas

Create documents that you and your students can annotate together Reading is often an essential pedagogical tool to engage, inform, and empower learning for students. The problem is often, how can you get your students to read more? The time has come to consider using social annotation to promote critical thinking, community, and create a […]

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Integrated Apps

Apps Connected to Canvas

There are numerous third-party applications connected to Canvas that can be used to enhance your course. The table below details the various apps that are supported and site-licensed by MSUD that you can use. Also included are links to CLTD tutorials that will walk you through the steps to connect them. Publishers that Support Canvas […]

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Universal Student Access to TutorMe

Knowing many students and instructors are new to online learning, MSU Denver has contracted with TutorMe to provide 24/7 virtual tutoring to supplement existing internal academic support available through the Tutoring Center, Writing Center, and Math Tutor Lab. TutorMe covers nearly all disciplines and can be accessed through an individual’s Canvas Profile or by clicking the Help […]

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Assignments Group Work/Collaboration Integrated Apps

Use Hypothes.is

Hypothes.is is an app within Canvas that lets your students participate in social reading by collaboratively annotating course readings. By enabling students and faculty to add comments and start conversations in the margins of course documents, the Hypothes.is app brings class discussions directly to the course content. Collaborative annotation engages students more deeply in course […]

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Assignments Grading Integrated Apps Videos

Use GoReact to Provide Feedback on Videos

GoReact is a tool for providing feedback on videos. Students can record media and receive feedback from their teacher or critique a media piece using time-stamped comments. Consider asking students to act out a scene from literature, record a mini-lesson about the course content, or demonstrate a performance-based skill. This tutorial describes how to integrate […]

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Integrated Apps

Use LinkedIn Learning in Your Course

LinkedIn Learning provides a wide variety of video courses about business, technology, creative skills, and more. All MSUD students and faculty have access to LinkedIn Learning, so it is a great resource for supplementing your course materials or supporting students who need remediation. One way to use LinkedIn Learning is to embed a single video […]

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Assignments Integrated Apps

Use Unicheck to Check for Plagiarism

Unicheck is a Canvas-integrated software that can review text submissions from students for plagiarism. You can use Unicheck to ensure academic integrity in your course in the same way you may have used SafeAssign in Blackboard. Activating Unicheck is done on a per-assignment basis and is easy to do while creating the assignment. Directions Integrate […]