Kaltura – Adding a Single Video to Your Canvas Course

Last updated: 3/29/2022 In this article: Overview Uploading video into Canvas Zoom recordings Posting a video on a Canvas page Why doesn’t Canvas Student View show my Kaltura video? Overview You can share a video on Canvas pages, discussion boards, assignments, and Media Gallery. It is highly recommended that you store your video and audio […]

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What is UDOIT Cloud?

UDOIT Cloud is a course-wide accessibility checker integrated with Canvas from CIDI Labs. This exciting new tool scans your Canvas course, generates a report of accessibility issues that could impact students ability to learn, and provides resources and suggestions for addressing the issues. Watch the video below for an introduction to the tool.  Center for […]

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How to migrate a “Classic Quiz” to “New Quizzes” in Canvas

DU has officially launched the “New Quizzes” functionality in Canvas for all courses. To prepare for the “Classic Quizzes” deprecation in June 2022, you will want to begin migrating your quizzes that you plan to continue using. Learn more about this timeline in our KB graphic.  This article will offer step-by-step instructions into how the […]

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Timeline for Canvas “New Quizzes” at DU

Timeline for “New Quizzes” in Canvas at DU The following image displays the upcoming timeline for the launch of the “New Quizzes” functionality in Canvas at DU. The Office of Teaching and Learning recommends getting a head start on learning New Quizzes and migrating your Classic Quizzes before Summer 2022. Reach out to the OTL […]

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How to create a quiz using Canvas “New Quizzes”

How do I create a quiz using New Quizzes?  Learn more about New Quizzes. Please look at the Knowledge Base article on new quizzes vs. Classic quizzes to see the feature changes! 1. Open Quizzes In Course Navigation, click the Quizzes link. 2. Add Quiz Click the Add Quiz button. 3. Create New Quiz In the Choose a Quiz […]

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Canvas: Student Accommodations with New Quizzes

While the official campus-wide deployment at DU is scheduled for December 1, 2021, faculty can enable the New Quizzes functionality in their individual course settings effective immediately. Learn more about New Quizzes v. Classic Quizzes in this feature comparison article. You can add accommodations for a student in New Quizzes. Accommodation settings include adding or […]

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Canvas: New Quizzes V. Classic Quizzes Feature Comparison

Canvas | New Quizzes Feature Comparison. The following chart is adapted from Canvas. Migrating Classic Quizzes to New Quizzes is possible and easy! CANVAS WORKFLOWS This table includes functionality workflows in Classic Quizzes v. New Quizzes. Instructors will be able to share question banks across multiple courses, accounts, and users.   Classic Quizzes New Quizzes  […]

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Using Canvas for Fall 2021

It is hard to believe that fall term is almost here! For those on the quarter system, courses start on September 11. Whether you are excited or exhausted (or a bit of both!), the Office of Teaching and Learning is here to support you as you prepare for, or begin, your fall classes.  You may be […]

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Canvas Accessibility Checklist

While Disability Services Program (DSP) approves academic and non-academic accommodations associated with a student’s disability, medical and mental health condition, faculty are legally responsible for administering many accommodations within the classroom. The OTL and DSP are here to help support faculty and facilitate this process. Throughout this article, you can find our accessibility checklist for designing, building and […]

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How to Import the OTL Canvas Template

The OTL Canvas Template is a Canvas course shell that is pre-formatted and pre-populated with items such as modules, assignments, and pages. You can import the template into your Canvas course and then add your course content to those pre-built items. The Office of Teaching and Learning has included pedagogically supportive language to prompt faculty […]

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How to Add a Banner Image in Canvas Using Design Tools

Choose a Banner image To add or replace a Banner image, follow these steps: Open the page for editing. Click Launch Design Tools. Click the Create/Edit Content section. In the Create/Edit Content panel, click Choose a Banner Image. Click the image that you want to add or replace. On the page, click Save. The following image shows the list of options […]

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How to Edit Content Blocks with Design Tools

Several features in Canvas support the New Rich Content Editor, including Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, and Syllabus. You can type text and you can copy and paste text from other sources into the New Rich Content Editor. The New Rich Content Editor also includes several formatting tools that allow you to modify your text. See […]

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How to Add and Remove Content Blocks

Adding or Removing Content Blocks Using Design Tools in Canvas Content blocks are organized sections that you can add text, images, video, and lists to the block. Template themes are also created to style content blocks.  Note: To avoid breaking the HTML codes that are embedded in content blocks remove content blocks from the Design […]

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How to Launch Design Tools

Launching the Tools in Canvas Go to a page in your course and click edit. In edit mode, type keystroke combo of Option+Shift+D for Mac users or the Alt+Shift+D for PC users. The toolbar will display on the right side of your screen (look for the rocketship). To ensure that the toolbar displays without having to use the keystroke combo each time, select […]

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Using CIDI Design Tools to Improve your Canvas Course

The Design Tools suite is meant to help you organize your Canvas Pages in a way that is both aesthetically pleasing and supportive of student learning. There are many template options to make integrating Design Tools as easy as possible, but you can choose your own colors and images to further customize your course. How […]

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