How to: Add a profile image to Canvas

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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

What are the different Sections that I can see in vertically integrated courses or studios?

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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.

Can I send an announcement to just one section of students?

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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

Note: Using Sections in Canvas

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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

Inactive tag in People page

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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.