Canvas Updates for April 4, 2015

The Canvas system releases updates about every three weeks. Whenever these updates include exciting new functionality for the La Salle University community or if these updates will significantly change your workflows, we will post about them on the 1900 blog. The following changes will apply as of April 4, 2015.   Student access to files can be managed from within […]

Using Canvas Data to Identify At-Risk Students and Gaps in Course Design

Here at La Salle, we carry an institutional mission to promote student success through a practical approach to the educational process. Just as St. John Baptiste de La Salle choose to teach his students in their native language of French when most schools at the time were teaching in Latin, today we still strive to […]

Technology As a Lens for Reflective Practice

Have you ever found yourself on auto-pilot when grading stacks of student papers or hastily replying to discussion board posts on Canvas? No matter what the task is, stepping back and looking at what we’re doing with a critical eye can be difficult when we’re in the zone and focused. Often the rigors of teaching […]

Snow in the Forecast? Canvas can help keep things going!

You can use Canvas as a way to keep students engaged in your course, even if you can’t meet face-to-face. Come to one of our Snow Days Solutions workshops to pick up some tips and techniques for keeping your course on track. In both workshops, we’ll discuss ways to use Announcements, Discussions, and Pages to keep […]

Canvas Updates for the Start of the Spring Semester

The Canvas system releases updates about every three weeks. Whenever these updates include exciting new functionality for the La Salle University community or if these updates will significantly change your workflows, we will post about them on the 1900 blog. The following changes took effect between December 6, 2014 and January 5, 2015.   Opt into the updated Files […]