How to: Structure your content in Canvas

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In Canvas, content can be organised using files, pages or modules, or a combination of these. Features: Structure: an overview from the University of Washington (Open Canvas Module) More help with Files [Canvas Community resources] How do I create a page? More help with Pages [Canvas Community resources] How do I create a module? More help with Modules [Canvas community documentation] How do … Read More

How to: Canvas Announcements

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A Canvas announcement is a function that allows instructors to communicate with students at a course or group level, to notify them of new content, approaching deadlines and other important course information. Canvas announcements also offer the functionality of student reply to course posts, as well as post and reply to their group posts. However it differs in that: How do … Read More

How to: Canvas Assignments

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A Canvas assignment can be any graded item; papers, quizzes, or even an in-class presentation. It can be anything you wish to record for a student. Create Assignment Groups to categorise work or tasks such as attendance, discussions, papers, quizzes, etc. All groups can be used to create a weighted total for the final grade. Customise submission types from students (you … Read More

How to: Create a Blackboard assignment submission

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What is a Blackboard Assignment? A Blackboard Assignment is an online assignment submission tool that includes the following features: The following document will step you through the process of setting up a Blackboard assignment. You can follow the links in the document, and note that related how-to’s are listed below should you want to learn more. Download (PDF, 3.33MB) This … Read More

Student Guide: Using the similarity checker in Turnitin

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Assignments submitted via Turnitin can be checked for originality against a wide variety of sources including previous student papers, online databases, internet sources and other uploaded documents. To learn more about how you can use the originality checker in Turnitin Classic, watch the Turnitin Student training video below. For instructions using Studio Feedback, visit the Interpreting the Similarity Report page. … Read More

How to: Use the similarity checker in Turnitin

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Originality checking

Assignments submitted via Turnitin can be checked for originality against a wide variety of sources including previous student papers, online databases, internet sources and other uploaded documents. To learn more about how you can use the originality checker in Turnitin Classic and Studio Feedback, watch the Instructor training videos below. You can also find more information on the Interpreting the … Read More

How to: Provide audio feedback using Turnitin

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Turnitin can be used to provide students with audio feedback on their assignments. Audio feedback is a great way to make a student’s feedback feel more personal. To learn more about how you can provide audio feedback in Turnitin Classic or in Studio Feedback, watch the videos below. Note also the related links at the bottom of the post, should … Read More

How to: Use The QuickMark manager in Turnitin

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Turnitin provides a collection of commonly used comments which you can use to provide feedback to students by marking up their work. These can be customised, and they can be shared with multiple markers to improve marking consistency and efficiency. To learn more about how you can manage the QuickMark function in Turnitin Classic and Studio Feedback watch the instructor … Read More