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Canvas Roles

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Canvas has various course-level roles with permissions that allow a user different course-level access. Canvas provides 5 base roles (Student, Teacher, TA, Designer, Observer), but the UO has additional roles available. This resource provides an overview of the permissions associated with each role.

Student Experience Survey Access Integrated into Canvas

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A new Canvas integration allows students and instructors to more easily access UO Student Experience Surveys. The integration provides a link titled “UO Course Surveys” from the Canvas course navigation menu and allows easier access to CollegeNET, the system that deploys Student Experience Surveys…

Using the Canvas Gradebook

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This guide will help you navigate the Canvas gradebook.

Canvas Calendar

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The Calendar will show events, assignments with due dates, and to-do items, making it a useful resource for your students to track their courses and their course work.

Navigating the Dashboard

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This guide will help you make adjustments to your Canvas Dashboard to help you and your students.

Accessing SpeedGrader

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SpeedGrader is the Canvas grading tool. It allows you to quickly grade individual or group assignments, quizzes, and discussions. You can access SpeedGrader through the Assignment, Quiz, or Discussion that you are grading.

Copying Panopto Videos

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Instructors have the ability to copy Panopto videos from previous courses into new Canvas courses in two different ways: batch copy or individual video copy. When the Panopto Copy tool (batch copy) is used, all the videos in the original course's Panopto folder and any subfolders are copied to the…

How to Download Canvas Modules

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Using one of our learning modules, or found your own? Learn how to download and import that module into your Canvas course with 7 easy steps.

Overview of the Rich Content Editor (RCE)

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This guide will show you some tips to using the Canvas Rich Content Editor. The Rich Content Editor (RCE) is the content editor that is available anytime for creating new content in features that support the editor (Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, or Syllabus).

Calendar FAQs

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The following are some of the questions we frequently get asked about the Calendar in Canvas.  For a full list of FAQs from Canvas, check out these Canvas Guides from Instructure: Calendar   How do I add important dates to the Calendar? When creating Assignments, the Due Dates are…