Yes, you can. Go to Files in the course menu. To select the files you would like to delete, roll the cursor over the left hand side of the file icon until the line is highlighted blue, but the cursor remains an arrow. Click and a blue bar should appear next to the selected file. To select multiple files in … Read More
Yes, there are two. You can use either Collaborate Ultra, or BigBlueButton which is listed in the course navigation as Conferences. BigBlueButton has a simpler interface and is easy to get around, but the recordings are only kept for two weeks. It’s a good option for online consultation times or any other quick web conferencing experience that doesn’t need to … Read More
Currently, no. You can bulk create groups using the Canvas + Groupset function. You can also randomly assign students to those groups, or allow students to self-assign, but there is no function that allows you to create groups and control membership via a file upload.
Modules and Pages are two different things. A module is an organising structure that allows you to control the flow of your course content, while a Page is the basic tool you use to present the content in your course. One or more pages can be arranged into a module, along with other tools, to create sequenced content. For more … Read More
Yes, it does. Canvas allows users to use Google Drive to create a collaboration with a Google Document, Spreadsheet, or Presentation. To learn more about this function read our blog on Collaboration and Canvas (Google Drive, YouTube Live and Canvas Events). Students can also select assignment files from Google Drive when uploading assignment submissions.
Yes, you can import a question bank into Canvas, however, there is a caveat. You can only import questions from programs that create QTI files. QTI defines a standard format for the representation of assessment, content, and results. This means that the questions to be imported must be contained in a QTI Package.
Now that the initial flurry of activity around Higher Ed Semester 1 go live is starting to settle, its a good time to draw breath and do a quick check on your assignment settings before students start submitting work. Here are a few common Assignment setup issues that are worth checking: Common Assignment set up issues Assignments that say they … Read More
Ok I have got your attention now. There are some important things about Canvas that are really worth knowing, some earlier rather than later. Some are about better design and some are just about making Canvas fun. And have a look at our Canvas FAQs and Tips and Tricks for Managing and Grading Canvas Assignments and Troubleshooting Canvas Access issues. … Read More
This is a collection of answers to questions we’re being asked at the moment, and tips for doing things smarter. This will be updated several times, you can bookmark it, and please feel free to contribute suggestions if you’ve come across something you think your colleagues would benefit from knowing. Access issues My teaching staff don’t have access to … Read More
Firstly, it takes 24-48 hours for student enrolments to appear in Canvas. If the student only enrolled recently check back again tomorrow. If its been longer than that, talk to your School Admin to make sure the students’ enrolment details are correct in SAMs. If they’re correct, raise a servicedesk ticket with ITS. https://rmit.service-now.com/serviceandsupport/reportissue.do