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Canvas Start of Term Checklist (Video Playlist)

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The following video tutorials walk you through UO Online's recommendations for setting up your Canvas site at the beginning of each new term.

Canvas Best Practices (Video)

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The following video describes three practices that can help make your Canvas site more streamlined, accessible, and intuitive for your students: 1) the use of modules, 2) basic wayfinding practices, and 3) basic accessibility practices.  

Canvas Basics (Video Playlist)

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If you're new to Canvas, or want a quick overview of some Canvas basics, the short videos in this Canvas Basics Video Tutorial playlist will get you started.

Creating Hypothesis Assignments in Canvas

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Using Hypothesis within Canvas Assignments allows instructors to assign a reading, image, or video for collaborative annotation. The annotations in Hypothesis can be assigned to the whole class, or to smaller groups using a Canvas Group Set.  If using  a Canvas Group Set, the Group Set in Canvas…

Settings for Sharing Classroom Recordings

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This resource provides instructions on how to set differentiated access permissions for students to view videos of classroom lecture recordings. In order to share from your Canvas course, all videos should be uploaded to or recorded in a sub-folder in the course Panopto Recordings folder that only…

Classroom Lecture Recording with Zoom

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Use Zoom to record classroom lectures. Connecting Zoom to the room audio and projection system will provide a quality recording, capturing your lecture and content projected on the classroom screen. Much like using Zoom to record remote classes, you will need to select the correct mic, and the…

Classroom Lecture Recording with Panopto Capture

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Use Panopto Capture to record classroom lectures. Panopto Capture will connect with the classroom mic and projector to provide a quality recording. The recording is then uploaded to your Canvas site within seconds of finishing the recording. Begin by connecting your laptop to the classroom…

Creating Perusall Assignments in Canvas

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Using the Perusall app within Assignments allows instructors to assign a reading for collaborative annotating to the whole class, make it a Canvas Group assignment, and also set due dates for the Assignment.  Once your assignment is created in Canvas, read the Perusall Basics - Start Here resource…

Creating Text Based PDFs for Hypothesis and Perusall

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This resource walks you through converting a scanned, image recognized PDF into a text recognized, searchable PDF. PDF documents can be used for learning activities with tools such as Hypothesis and Perusall. However, PDFs must be readable as text. This requires that the document be scanned using…

iClicker Self-Paced Polling

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Self-Paced Polling (SPP) allows students to answer up to 99 questions at their own pace using their iClicker.