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Why is the assignment I deleted from my module still showing up in Gradebook?

Modules are a fundamental building block and the main organizational unit of a Canvas course. They enable an instructor to organize the course content by week or by topic, for example, and to build each new concept on what a student has previously learned. This organization makes the course easier for a student to navigate. […]

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How do I copy a Canvas course?

The following infographic provides guidance on copying the content from one course to a new or duplicate shell. Directions Log in to your Published Course shell in Canvas. Locate Import Existing Content from the menu on the right. Select your Previous Course (the course you want to copy content from). Choose to Copy Specific Content, […]

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Voiceover PowerPoints

Tools: Yuja and PowerPoint PowerPoint has the potential to be a powerful instructional tool for conveying information and teaching content. However, PowerPoints that live on their own without any context are less useful for learning. PowerPoints are most useful as a supplementary tool alongside input and context from the instructor. It would be tough to […]

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Readings/Content - Mobile

Scan Documents with Adobe Scan Mobile App

If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to scan documents and get them into your course, have a look at the Adobe Scan app! Directions Download the Adobe Scan Digital PDF Scanner app to your mobile device. Download it from the Google App Store. Download it from the Apple Store. Open Adobe PDF Scanner and grant access to your camera and photos.  […]

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Edit an Existing Page in Canvas

You can always go back and edit a Page that was created in Canvas. This is especially helpful if you plan on making the most of the Sample module that is provided in your shell but is also good for updating information or correcting errors throughout the course Pages. Directions Go to MSU Denver’s Faculty and Staff […]

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Create a Page in Canvas

Pages within Canvas create a visually dynamic and editable place to present your lectures, videos, and content. If you currently have documents to direct students on what to do within your course, consider creating a page instead. Pages within Canvas are an ideal solution to replace uploading document after document for students to view. Pages […]

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Communication - Mobile Lectures - Mobile Videos - Mobile

Record a MS Teams Meeting on Mobile

Recording your meetings in Teams can create a helpful resource for you and your students. Your students can refer back to a lecture when studying for a test, for instance, or an absent student can watch the recording of a class that they weren’t able to attend. Fortunately, recording a meeting in Teams is a […]

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Use HTML to Edit Content in Canvas

While the Rich Content Editor is a quick and easy way to edit content in Canvas, you have the option to edit the content using HTML, as well. To do so, follow the steps below. 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 like to […]

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Convert Files (PPT, PDF, Word) to Canvas Pages

Using Pages is the best way to distribute material within Canvas. Pages are built to work with web browsers, so they display better and cooperate with multiple platforms (different browsers, different device types, etc.) better than downloadable files. Another advantage is the ability to edit Pages right in Canvas. So if you need to update […]

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Insert Images using the Rich Content Editor

Images within a page, assignment, discussion, or quiz create a dynamic and engaging visual for students. Images are also a crucial component of visual learning. Note: The Rich Content Editor is used throughout Canvas; Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, and Syllabus all feature large text boxes with a tool bar across the top where text and […]