Recently we travelled to Singapore and Hong Kong to deliver training we’d developed for sessional and support staff teaching RMIT programs. The training comprised a three hour, face-to-face, hands-on session covering the following canvas functions: It was supported by a series of short pre-training activities designed to demonstrate Canvas functionality from a student perspective, and post-training follow-up answers to questions … 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.
No, you can’t. As an instructor, you will only be able to connect your Twitter account to your Canvas shell. Students will be able to see your tweets as you post them. For more information on connecting your Twitter account to your Canvas account, click here.
Yes, you can. You can weight final grades based on assignment groups. Remember that grade totals are displayed in the Total column of the Gradebook. To learn more about the Gradebook, refer to “How to: use Gradebook 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.
You can send messages to students directly from the Gradebook, based on the status of their assignment or their performance. This tool can be really handy when marking students’ work. Please note that the subject of the message will be automatically set according to what how you filter the students with the following available categories: (a) Haven’t submitted yet (b) … Read More
In vertically integrated studios, students are added to Canvas courses in Sections that indicate (1) the course in which they originally enrolled, and (2) the studio they are doing. This information is imported from (1) SAMS and (2) a spreadsheet that is provided by the course coordinator. For more information about Sections, see Note: using Sections in Canvas.
Currently, No. However, you can send a message to all students in a section. To do that: In the Global navigation menu, click Inbox From the All Courses dropdown menu, select the correct course. Click the Compose a new message feather icon Click the address book icon Click the Course sections link Select the desired section Type your message below … Read More
By default, your course shows all active students. If your course includes more than one section, you can filter your Gradebook by section . You can also search for a student by name or secondary ID .
Sections are an administrative tool that separates students into different sets based on the needs of your teaching. At RMIT, sections are being created for class sets (tutorial classes, studios) based on data entered into SAMS. If you have multiple classes or studios your course will come already populated with sections. You can see what sections already exist in your course by … Read More