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Using Canvas Integration: How to schedule a Zoom meeting

If you have not already, we strongly recommend that you configure your personal Zoom settings for the smoothest experience possible for you and your students. * Log into FSU's Canvas at canvas.fsu.edu . * Open the course in which you have enabled Zoom. * Select Zoom  on your course navigation menu. * Click…

How to disable syllabus in navigation and upload syllabus file to module

We highly recommend that you use the Syllabus page provided within your Canvas course to house your syllabus. It may seem convenient to bypass the Syllabus page altogether, but using it creates a much more intuitive experience for your students. If you are looking to upload a syllabus file to your course, we recommen…

How to Convert a classic Question Bank to a New Quizzes Item Bank

Canvas currently does not have a way to migrate a Classic Quizzes Question Bank to a New Quizzes Item Bank , but this is a requested feature that Canvas Engineers are currently working on. We do not have a timeframe of when this feature will be released. To begin the manual transfer process, we must first create …

Web-conferencing Tools Available at FSU

We have recently transitioned away from using and supporting Bb Collaborate as FSU's web-conferencing tool. As of November 6, 2 019, Bb Collaborate is no longer be available for use . If you are a current Bb Collaborate user we strongly recommend that you begin to use one of the web-conferencing tools recommended be…

How do I hide my Canvas "course files" area from students?

Canvas's default setting is to automatically allow your students to have access to ALL the items that you put into your Course Files. Our FSU course shell templates automatically hide the Course Files link on the course navigation menu from your students as we do not recommend allowing students access to the Course F…

Can I use random blocks of questions?

You can easily randomize the questions that your students are given on an exam. In Classic Quizzes use a question group or a question group linked to a question bank. For detailed steps please see: * How do I create a quiz with a question group to randomize quiz questions? * How do I create a quiz with a question…

Can I create a sign-up list?

Yes, you will need to use the Scheduler Calendar tool to create a sign-up list/schedule appointment time slots in Canvas. Scheduler can be used to create office hours, schedule TA sessions, assign presentation times, and other appointments. You can choose to create time slots that only allow one student to sign up fo…

I want to streamline my personal calendar - can I import my course calendar into an external calendar tool, such as iCal, Outlook, or Google Calendar?

Yes! You can subscribe to your course calendar using any external calendar tool that accepts the iCal format.  This includes iCal, Outlook, and Google Calendar. Further resources: * Where can I find the Calendar iCal feed? * How do I subscribe to the Calendar feed using Outlook? * How do I subscribe to the Calen…

Add A Midterm Survey to your Canvas Course

These steps will help you add a ready-made midterm survey to your course. Three versions of the survey instrument are available: * one containing Likert-type items only * one containing open-ended essay-type items only * one containing both sets of items You can easily import one or all of these surveys into your…

How to request a new course curriculum

Before you begin your request for a new course curriculum, please understand the following: * The Curriculum Request Application can be used as a review center during the curriculum request process. However, before you complete the LAST step in the process (certifying that all approval channels have been met and cl…

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