You can add a profile image to your account in Canvas which will then appear on any discussion posts, announcements and messages you send. It is useful for students and staff to be able to identify you, and it creates a more personal space. Making your profile picture appear in Canvas is easy. Follow the printable instructions below or watch … Read More
You can use the Conversations (Inbox) function to communicate with the individual groups in your course. When composing a message, click on the arrow next to Select course, and then select the group from the list. To learn more about conversations, refer to How to: Use conversations in Canvas.
To see who is enrolled in your course, just click on People in the Course Navigation Menu. You will see a list of everyone enrolled in your course.
The People button in Canvas will show you all the people who have access to your course, both students and staff. Its also where you go to add staff (students are added by an automated ITS process) and to create student groups. To add extra staff to a course, follow the steps below: 518 – People Overview from Canvas LMS … Read More
The group function in Canvas is a collaborative tool which allows you to organise students so they can work together on projects and assignments. In order to create groups, you must first create a group set. A group set is a container of groups, inside which you create the groups. Creating the group set Creating the groups manually It is almost … Read More
User roles in Canvas provide the permissions that control who can do what in a Canvas course. As a teacher you can assign people different user roles to depending on how you expect them to engage with the course. Users can have more than one role in any given course. If this is the case, that person will have the … Read More
Yes, they can. Please remember that the staff member to be added must have an active Canvas RMIT account. If you try to add them using the instructions below, and Canvas does not find the account, please contact ITS. How to: Add staff to a Canvas course
If a student has a grey ‘inactive’ button next to their name in the People page it means they were enrolled but have since dropped the course. They’re still listed in the People section for auditing and record keeping, but they won’t appear in the Grades section.
Yes, you can. In the Course you wish to view Click Settings Click Student view (right-hand side menu on your screen) NOTES: This does not allow you to see an accurate view of section restrictions. When you’re in student view you will see a pink bar at the bottom of the page. Use this to return to normal view. Choose Leave student … Read More