If you want to add a link to a Youtube video without generating a thumbnail video: Click the YouTube icon in the text editor Search for the desired video Click the down arrow next to the Embed button. Select Return Link Highlight link and select the link icon in the text editor Select the Disable Inline Previews for this Link … Read More
Office Mix is a free Windows plugin for PowerPoint (Office 2013 and later) that lets you easily add narration, a talking head, annotations, screen recordings and more. It also allows you to add interactivity in the form quizzes and polls. It can then be saved as a regular video file or as an interactive presentation, with flexible online hosting and … Read More
One of the strengths of Canvas is the ability to link and embed different types of tools from within course sites. Following are a couple of examples. Firstly, it’s good to see that Google Drive has been enabled in Canvas, and it even works with RMIT Google accounts. You can find it in the course menu. This feature will allow … Read More
One of the great things about Canvas is that it’s open software. Anyone can create their own instance for free. When it became clear last year that RMIT would be getting Canvas there were a number of staff who started their own instance to learn the functionality and give it a try. One of these was Juan Sanin from Industrial … Read More
Turnitin is a text-matching software that assists students to demonstrate academic integrity in their work. It also allows instructors to easily provide feedback to students and assess their work quickly. Through Feedback Studio, instructors can engage students with targeted feedback. There are two ways to set up a Turnitin assignment, however in order to ensure that the assessment is listed under … Read More
Yes, you can. Canvas provides to all users access to Canvas Commons, a repository of learning objects that can be imported into any course shell. To learn more about Canvas Commons read our How to: Using Canvas Commons post.
Yes, you can. Follow these instructions to pull your Canvas calendar into Google so you can view it alongside your RMIT calendar.
Hypothetically Canvas allows instructors to create repeating events in the course calendar (not your personal calendar). However, at the time of writing this is an opt-in feature that has not yet been enabled in the RMIT instance.