Instructional Design/Technology Newsletter
You may have noticed an orange eyeball in your Grade Center in Canvas. Find out what that and other icons mean.
Instructors can personalize their notification preferences in Canvas to determine which activities you wish to receive notifications, how often you would like to be notified, and by which method you would like to be notified.
In order to improve clarity and meet accessibility standards, Canvas is changing how hidden menu items display for instructors.
The UMKC Instructional Design & Technology team would like to take the opportunity to thank Lauren Mathiott for her invaluable contributions as she accepts another position.
The UMKC Libraries recently unveiled the Points of View Reference Center.
Become an expert in the world of online teaching with upcoming trainings from the Instructional Design & Technology team.
Share important information with all users within your course by creating an announcement in Canvas.
Gear up for the fall semester by attending free training from the Instructional Design & Technology team.
The UMKC Design & Technology team offers a variety of face-to-face and online resources and experiences designed to help you learn more about online learning.
On Monday, August 12, all Fall 2019 courses in Canvas will automatically be published.
The key to a well-organized course in Canvas is customizing your course menu. A customized course menu helps to organize your course content and control the flow of information for your students.
As you prepare for the upcoming Fall Semester, follow these tips and tutorials to start the semester on the right foot.
NetTutor is a free online tutoring service to students. Attend an upcoming webinar to learn how NetTutor works, how students can access the service, and more.
On August 13, Blackboard Collaborate will be removed from Canvas. Make plans now to archive Blackboard Collaborate recordings.
Lockdown Browser & Respondus Monitor will be offering comprehensive training webinars intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams.
Excel in Canvas by attending one of the free training sessions offered by the Instructional Design/Technology team.
Find resources from our recent Canvas conference and see a list of our additional support resources.
Once you have created your content (modules, pages, assignments, etc.), you must remember to publish these items so students may access the various materials and assessments. Remember, "green means go!" You want to see the green circle with a white checkmark, which...
Canvas has implemented new changes to the grade center. Before, instructors were able to mute/unmute grade columns. Now, instructors are able to post/hide grades.
The Open Lab sessions at the upcoming Instructional Design & Technology Conference on July 26 are designed to tackle attendees’ questions more in-depth.
In the fourth installment of the Getting Started in Canvas series, learn more about the five different types of assignments in Canvas as well as how to set up the Assignments Page.
A recent change to the UMKC Libraries website search box results in a new look for your inquiry results.
Summer 2019 is the last semester that courses will be offered in Blackboard at UMKC. Access to Blackboard will be shut off for faculty and staff on September 3rd. Students will lose access at the end of July. Make plans to archive your Blackboard courses and switch to Canvas.
Attend the July 26 Canvas Conference to learn how to create assignments, explore assignment settings, create custom grade columns, use the SpeedGrader, and more.
In the third installment of the Canvas: Getting Started series, we show you how to link to content you have already created within Canvas.
Mac Mojave users will need to manually update their Panopto recorder to latest version: Panopto 7.0.
Turnitin and Respondus are designed to enhance academic integrity, while Zoom can be a great alternative for a classroom.
The second installment of the Getting Started Series discusses how to customize pages in Canvas.
Explore the resources available to faculty from the Instructional Design & Technology team.
On Saturday, July 13, Turnitin will take an 8-hour maintenance window from 3 a.m. until 11 a.m. (CST).