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How do I communicate with my students in Canvas?

Canvas gives you many options for communicating with your students - through  Announcements ,  Conversations  (internal Canvas messaging tool similar to email),  chat  (communication in real time), and web-conferencing . Please note: we do not recommend using chat because its messages are not private. Learn more a…

How to manage courses using Watermark Course Evaluations & Surveys (formerly EvaluationKIT)

The following steps will assist you with managing your enrollments for Watermark Course Evaluations & Surveys (formerly EvaluationKIT). Instructors, you can change survey start and end dates and add instructors as well as contact your departmental evaluation administrator to opt out of having your course evaluated. …

How to add participants to Canvas organizations

You may add participants to your organization manually , send participants a secret URL join code , or contact ODL to set up batch enrollments for very large groups. Option 1: Add participants manually * Click People on the navigation menu. * Click the  + People button to add people. * Add users by email …

Canvas Attendance (Roll Call) Tool and Participation Badges

Please note, we do not recommend using this Canvas tool if you are teaching a large class of more than 50 students given the amount of time it will require for you to take attendance during class time. Roll Call Attendance and Badges You can use the Canvas attendance (Roll Call) tool to take attendance and post a…

How to hide a Module and its content from every area of your Canvas course

Have you had to remove one of your course modules due to lack of time? In order to hide both the module and all of its content from your students you will need to: * Unpublish the module itself  AND * Unpublish every item within that particular module If you do not unpublish the individual items in the module, the…

Is there any way to curve my students' grades in Canvas?

Though Canvas offers the ability to curve students' grades, we recommend caution in using this feature because the grade curving cannot be undone. Pre-curving grade histories will be available, but the curving action is irreversible. It may be more tedious, but we recommend you curve grades manually at this point in …

FSU Emergency Module: What it is and how to use it

The best way to deal with an emergency is to take proactive action. With this in mind, we designed an "FSU Emergency Module" to help you with both proactive and reactive emergency course management. We strongly recommend importing the FSU Emergency Module from Canvas Commons into your course sites  and development s…

How to request a Canvas dev site

Canvas development sites are limited to FSU's faculty, instructional staff, and support staff.  To request a Canvas development site, please fill out our webform :  .  We will review all requests and reply within one full business day. When prompted to login, make sure to use your [email protected] email address. Us…

How to create an attendance quiz or survey that requires a password

* Click into your course site and then navigate to  Quizzes on the course navigation menu on the screen's left. * Click on the garnet  + Quizzes button in the upper right of the page. * Select Classic Quizzes from the Choose A Quiz Engine menu * Click on the  Questions tab at the top of the page. * Click on…

Creating an Organization using a Canvas Course Site

Cases where a Canvas course site is a good fit * If your organization site is an academic organization that provides information, announcements, and/or surveys to participants and/or enrolls users each term using automatic enrollments. * If your organization site is a course of some sort, i.e. student orientation,…

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