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UCC - How to review curriculum requests before committee meetings

Instructors can access the Curriculum Request Application (CRA) at . Use your FSUID and password to login. Note: There are two ways to review a pending curricular request. This article covers the Formal Review Request sent to you by the Curriculum Request Administrator. Please See Reviewing a Curriculum Request …

How to update your Canvas HTML Syllabus each term

Florida State University has gone through some major changes over the last two years, which has impacted some institutional policies for both the main Tallahassee and Panama City campuses. The good news is that Canvas offers you the ability to quickly update your syllabi using Design Tools! Keep in mind: If you wish…

Online Alternatives to In-Person Proctored Exams

Although proctored exams are a common means of assessing student learning, these alternatives are worth considering: Open-book, take-home exams delivered and scored by Canvas This method can be especially effective if high-stakes exams are replaced with or broken up into multiple, lower-stakes tests. When questions…

How do I create a new feature idea?

Canvas's developers like hearing from you! If you have an idea for functionality that Canvas does not currently offer, create a feature idea that the entire Canvas community can vote on. Both FSU users and users at other institutions can give your idea an "upvote." The ideas that garner enough "upvotes" catch Canvas …

How to View and Download your Class Roster

There is not a simple way to view and download your class roaster in Canvas. However, you can view and download class rosters within the myFSU system.  If you experience any difficulty with accessing these rosters, please call the ITS department at (850) 644-4357.

Resetting Your Canvas Account Password

FSU uses a central authentication system which allows users to transition seamlessly between myFSU, Canvas, and many other FSU systems. Only one set of login credentials - your FSUID and password -  are needed, and these credentials are maintained by FSU's Information Technology Services . In the event that you hav…

Kaltura Express Capture Overview

What is Express Capture? Kaltura Express Capture is a pared-down, quick-recording option that you can use with the click of a button. It allows you to record video directly within your internet browser using your webcam and microphone. After recording and saving your video, it will be uploaded into your My Media p…

How do I use/navigate Assignments in Canvas?

Canvas Assignments include Quizzes (assessments and surveys), graded Discussions, and online submissions (paper submissions). The Assignments page shows your students all of the Assignments that will be expected of them in the course and how many points each one is worth. You can assign a particular Assignment to the…

How to refresh your Home page's module list (Design Tools)

If your course or organization's home page has a list of embedded modules on it, you will need to refresh this "module list" after you make edits to the module titles or after you have added or removed modules in the Modules section of your site. It is very simple to refresh your home page's module list: * Edi…

Can I permit or deny guests/observers in my course site?

You cannot, as the instructor, edit guest/observer role access on a course level. In Canvas this role access can only be edited on the account/system administrator level. Further resources: * What is the Observer role? * Observer Visibility and Participation

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