Cross-Listing/Combining Sections in Canvas

Tech Tips by Jeff Nichols You are teaching multiple sections of the same course this semester and would like to merge these sections under one course shell.  Canvas allows you to easily combine multiple sections into one course site. ********In Canvas, the term for combining sections  […]

Canvas Courses – Past Enrollments and End Dates

Where are my old courses? The Dashboard shows you courses based on the current term (plus the upcoming term once they are made available by Banner) or courses that are not associated with a term (like your Sandbox course). Where do I find the courses from the […]

Working With Video and Other Media In Canvas

Or Why You Should Use Kaltura For Your Media Now that Kaltura has arrived at Wake Forest University, we suggest that you switch to using the Kaltura tools in Canvas as opposed to the native Canvas media tools, especially for video. Canvas’s integrated media tools […]

New Rich Content Editor

Canvas is changing to a new Rich Content Editor (RCE)  which will have a different look and feel. You use the RCE with these tools in Canvas — Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes. Here is what the old/current RCE looks like: The main area you […]


Tech TipBy Don Shegog Professors often want to hide grades from their students while they are working on grading them. Canvas allows the professors the ability to do this and more. Whether using the “Classic”, or “New” quiz tool, professors can control the dissemination of […]

Hypothesis in Canvas

Tech TipBy Suzanne ThompsonUpdated 7/15/21 Hypothesis allows you and your students to have a shared conversation on a website or PDF, using annotations. Thanks to the Canvas-Hypothesis integration at Wake, you and your students do not have to create a Hypothesis account when using it […]

Canvas: VoiceThread Graded Assignments

Tech TipBy Suzanne ThompsonUpdated 8/8/21 VoiceThread is integrated with Canvas! As of June 30, 2021, welcome to the “New Assignments” VoiceThread interface.A few improvements: –The Canvas assignment will control all VoiceThread content associated with it. Once you use a VoiceThread for an assignment, it will […]

Wednesday Open Labs This Summer!

Tech TipBy Scott Claybrook You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers! This summer, members of the ITG and IS Academic Technologies will be offering open labs on Wednesdays, alternating between Canvas and Online Teaching questions. There is no agenda or formal presentation. Just drop into the […]

Canvas Apps – Teacher

Tech TipBy Tommy Murphy In case you did not know, Canvas has both Teacher and Students apps available for iOS and Android. One cool feature with the Canvas Teacher app is that faculty are able to grade their student’s  assignments using the app.  After the […]