Canvas Spotlight Course Showcase

Course Showcase – SOC 3590: Social Statistics

The adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER) not only saves students money on textbooks but also allows instructors increased flexibility with their materials. (For more on OER adoption, please read Find OER and Use them in Canvas). To truly be beneficial to all students, OER should also be accessible for all learners, regardless of ability. […]

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Use Formula Quiz Questions in Canvas

Formula questions are an easy way for math and science instructors to create numerically-randomized questions for their students. To make a formula question, the instructor adds a mathematical formula with variables and variable ranges to the quiz question. The value of the variable will be different for every quiz attempt. This means that students will […]

Accessibility Canvas Tools

Use MathJax and LaTeX to Display Equations in Canvas

Many courses depend on the ability to share accurate and accessible equations, however mathematical equations can be difficult to render in a virtual environment. Fortunately, Canvas has integrated MathJax and LaTeX into the text editor to make this process easy. This also has the added benefit of making equations more accessible to students using screen-readers […]