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Customize Notification Settings

You can receive a variety of notifications on Canvas regarding course activities, due dates, submissions, interactions, and appointments. These notifications are entirely customizable by you and can even be sent to different email addresses and as text messages to allow you the communication and reminders that work for you. Directions Go to MSU Denver’s Faculty and Staff […]

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Manage Your Canvas Profile

Your Canvas profile lets you choose a profile picture and share a brief biography with your students. Setting up your Canvas profile will help your students get to know you as a person, which increases instructor presence, humanizes your course, and makes your course more engaging. Directions

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Use New Analytics

New Analytics is a Canvas tool that allows you to easily analyze various types of course data. You can keep track of average course grades, weekly participation, individual student performance, and more. Use this tool to identify strengths and weaknesses in your course and to communicate with students who are struggling (or thriving!). Disclaimer: The […]

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Use the Attendance (Roll Call) Tool

The Attendance Tool is an integrated application that allows you to take attendance from within Canvas. This is helpful for both in-class and synchronous formats of classes. If you wish to use this application, you will need to enable it within each course. Note: When you take attendance using Attendance (Roll Call), Canvas automatically adds Attendance […]

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Use the Syllabus Tool

The Canvas Syllabus is a convenient location to provide a course description, materials list, and other important information. The Syllabus page also includes a calendar and a Course Summary section, which automatically lists assignments and due dates. Directions Go to MSU Denver’s Faculty and Staff Hub. Click Canvas in the Teaching & Learning section. Log in to your Canvas Account. Select the Course you’d […]

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Change Notifications for Individual Courses

Notifications are messages sent by Canvas to alert you of activity in your courses. You are able to manage notification settings in two ways. One way is to click Account in the global navigation menu and set preferences that affect all of your courses. The other method is to manage notification preferences for individual courses, […]