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Can I create peer review assignments so that my students can give each other feedback on their work?

There are two different options for creating peer review assignments: Turnitin's PeerMark peer review assignment option, and Canvas's peer review assignment option. Further resources for Canvas's built-in peer review option: * What is a peer review assignment? * How do I create a peer review assignment? * How do…

What is a Learning Assistant (LA)?

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching is currently piloting the Learning Assistant (LA) program with five departments: Economics, Mathematics, Philosophy, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Computer Science, and Engineering. If you teach in one of these departments, you may see the LA role as a choice to add in the…

How does file storage work in Canvas?

There are three types of Files you can access in Canvas: User Files, Course Files, and Group Files. User Files function like a flash drive and are a handy spot to keep your own personal files.  This feature is available to instructors, TAs, and students. Course Files are the files that are added to your course site. …

Using Canvas to teach during university closures

Some emergency university closures may not be related to infrastructure damage or outages. In these cases, if it is safe to do so, you can continue to teach your classes online in order to avoid losing valuable class time. We strongly recommend taking a proactive approach to ensure that your face-to-face class can ea…

Configuring Your Zoom User Settings

* Log into your FSU Zoom account at fsu.zoom.us with your FSU credentials. For easy access to your individual Zoom account, enable My FSU Zoom on your Canvas course's navigation menu . This will also give your students access to their individual Zoom accounts. * On the left of the page select  Settings . * …

Design Tools: How to add a "module table of contents" option into module items

You can use Design Tools to improve your course site's accessibility by adding a "module table of contents" option to any item in a module that uses the rich content editor . This way, students can switch quickly and easily between module items without having to navigate back to the Modules page. We recommend that…

How to record and upload audio/video without Kaltura

The Office of Digital Learning makes Kaltura available to all students and faculty for use with their coursework and design needs. However, you can also use Canvas's Rich Content Editor  to record and upload audio or video practically anywhere in Canvas. Non-Kaltura Methods of Uploading Media in Canvas Follow the …

How to prevent your Zoom class session being hijacked

With the recent transition to online learning, there have been incidents of class sessions conducted via Zoom being hijacked by disruptive and offensive behavior. Zoom has now responded to feedback from customers and adjusted our default FSU settings to help secure Zoom class meetings. Our recommendations in this…

[Old LTI Integration] Canvas Turnitin Integration Overview

Turnitin Accessibility Statement Turnitin Privacy Statement & Pledge Check out the new, streamlined Turnitin Direct integration for a simpler Turnitin assignment option. Turnitin is a top-ranked plagiarism deterrent service that integrates with Canvas. When students submit their assignments to Turnitin, simil…

How to add custom questions to your evaluations using Watermark Course Evaluations & Surveys (formerly EvaluationKIT)

To log into your Watermark Course Evaluations & Surveys (CES) account, please access the following link:  Course Evaluations & Surveys Note: Your FSUID and password will be required to login. Your CES home page should look similar to the image below. There may be slight variations in the layout of this page dependi…

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