Articles (103)

Pinned Article Canvas and Box: Best Practices

This article describes some best practices when using Box with Canvas. Files stored in Box do not count against the Canvas file storage limit/quota of 500MB. Box is also a handy way to post documents that may be updated frequently as the revisions do not to be reloaded to Canvas (as they would need to be if loaded directly to Canvas.)

Pinned Article Canvas Support and Technical Help For Instructors

This article describes how faculty can obtain solutions for functionality and technical issues involving Canvas.

Pinned Article Canvas: Add a syllabus to your course

This article describes how to add a syllabus to your course in Canvas.

Pinned Article Canvas: Assignments User Guide

The assignment tool can be used for various types of assessments; online submissions, in-class participation, paper submissions. You can also set the option to have it graded or ungraded, set the display points, and set a due date. Online submissions can be graded using the speedgrader. These are just a few of the things you can do in the Assignment.

Pinned Article Canvas: FAQs about Quizzes

This article lists some frequently asked questions about about Canvas Quizzes.

Pinned Article Canvas: Getting Started

This article describes the basic steps for building a course using the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS). The links below are listed in the order you should review. If you would like to attend a training or walk-in session see the links at the bottom of the article for the schedule.

Pinned Article Canvas: Grading using the Speedgrader

This article describes how to grade in Canvas using the Speedgrader.

Pinned Article Canvas: How to communicate with students through Canvas

This video provides an overview of all the communication tools in Canvas.

Pinned Article Canvas: List of Canvas Quiz articles

This article provides links to all the quiz articles.

Pinned Article Canvas: Managing the Course Menu

This article describes the default course menu settings and how to manage the course menu in a Canvas course.

Pinned Article Canvas: Respondus - Faculty Overview

Faculty have access to the Respondus LockDown Browser. Lockdown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment in Canvas. When students use Lockdown Browser to take a quiz, they are unable to print, copy, visit other websites, access other applications, or close a quiz until it is submitted for grading.

Pinned Article Canvas: Use Moderate Quiz to give student extra attempts

This article describes how to moderate a quiz in Canvas.

Canvas (myCourses): Importing Resources from Canvas Commons

This article describes how to import resources to your course from Canvas Commons.

Canvas (myCourses): Searching Canvas Commons

This article describes how to search Canvas Commons.

Canvas (myCourses): Sharing Resources to Canvas Commons

This article describes how to export content to the Canvas Commons.

Canvas (myCourses): Using Course Data for Academic Integrity Concerns

This article describes how an instructor would obtain course data when there are questions or concerns about academic integrity.

Canvas and Webcat: Resource Links for course Final Grade

This article provides a link to the registrar's website and their FAQ's as well as information about the Canvas grade pass back.

Canvas: Direct Share or Direct Copy course content

This article describes how to use the direct share with other faculty or to direct copy content to another course.   These options allow you to share specific course content without having to use the Course Copy option.

Canvas: Add Guest Lecturer to your course

This article describes how to add a Guest Lecturer to a Canvas course. If your guest lecturer is not a UNH employee and does not have a UNH ID (9 digit number), then you must first request a UNH "sponsored" account.

Canvas: Add Student to Course

This article describes how to add a student to a Canvas course. These instruction also apply to adding any person to your course, just make sure you select the appropriate role (Faculty, Student, Observer, TA, Designer, etc)

Canvas: Add User to Course

This article describes how to add a person and assign a role in a Canvas course. These instructions apply to adding any person and role to your course, just make sure you select the appropriate role (Faculty, Student, Observer, TA, Designer, etc)

Canvas: Adding a Preferred Email (or SMS)

This article describes how to change your primary email from the default to another email address or text (SMS) address within Canvas.

Canvas: Adding Audio Files Best Practices

This article describes best practices for using audio files in a Canvas course.

Canvas: Adding Library Multimedia Resources

This article describes how to link and embed multimedia resources in a Canvas course. If you have requests for videos to go on Library Reserves, please send a request to the Multimedia Desk at multi.library@unh.edu. More information at http://library.unh.edu/faculty/reserves.

Canvas: Adding Media to New Quizzes

Currently, the embed Kaltura icon and tool is not present in the New Quizzes text editor. This article explains how to embed Kaltura content into a New Quizzes question prompt, along with how to upload media and images directly into a New Quizzes question prompt.

Canvas: Assign Due Date for one student or group

This article describes how to assign a quiz due date to one student in Canvas.

Canvas: Assignments for rotational class schedule

This article explains how to have multiple due dates in an assignment.

Canvas: Attendance Tool

This article describes how to enable the Canvas Attendance tool and links to a Canvas guides article with more detailed information on the functionality of that tool.

Canvas: Auto-Open Inline Preview of Files

This article describes how to set your files to Auto Preview in Pages.

Canvas: Batch Assignments From a CSV File

This article describes how to upload multiple assignments at once using a Microsoft Excel CSV (comma separated values) file.

Canvas: Canvas Help

This article describes where and how to find Canvas help and support documentation.

Canvas: Copy Specific Content from one course to another course

This article describes how to copy specific content from one course to another course.

Canvas: Course Access Post Term FAQ

This article answers some of the general questions about access to Canvas courses after the term has been completed.

Canvas: Course Analytics

This article describes the new Analytics Beta tool that will replace Course Analytics in Canvas.

Canvas: Course Blogs

This article features the latest links to discussions and news concerning blogs using the Canvas LMS.

Canvas: Course Copy - Adjust Dates

This article describes the process of adjusting dates when copying a course in Canvas.

Canvas: Course creation and student enrollment date schedule

This article describes the course creation and student enrollment schedule for Canvas.

Canvas: Course Quota

This article describes how to manage your Canvas size quota.

Canvas: Create and use Groups for assignments in your course

This article describes how to create Groups and use groups for assignments.

Canvas: Creating an Announcement

This video demonstrations how to create an announcement in Canvas.

Canvas: Cross-List/Combine Course

In Canvas instructors are able to combine multiple course sections to deliver all course content using a single course.  This is called 'Cross-Listing' and the steps below walk you through how to do this.

Canvas: Disabling Replies to Announcements

This article describes how Announcement replies work in Canvas.

Canvas: DocViewer - in-line document viewer

This article describes the in-line document viewer for Speedgrader, known as DocViewer.

Canvas: Emailing students in a concluded Canvas course

This article describes how to use Webcat to email students.

Canvas: Enable external course tools

This article describes how to enable external course tools in Canvas.

Canvas: Enabling Notifications

This article describes the process of enabling notifications on Canvas.

Canvas: Export Quiz and Import as New Quizzes

This article explains how to export a classic Quiz and import it into the course as New Quizzes.

Canvas: Export Quiz and Import into an Item Bank in New Quizzes

This article explains how to export an old quiz and import into an Item Bank in New Quizzes

Canvas: Faculty Guide - Using Turnitin's SimCheck assignment originality tool

Turnitin's SimCheck is the anti-plagiarism software that replaces VeriCite. This article describes how to create an assignment in Canvas using Turnitin's SimCheck and how to read the report for the student submissions.

Canvas: FAQ's about Grades

This article describes FAQ's about grades in Canvas.

Canvas: Frequently Asked Questions about Email Issues and Notifications

This article is a list of frequently asked questions about using Canvas email and issues that could occur. Also provided is a link to the article about how to use the notification settings for Canvas.

Canvas: Getting started with New Quizzes

This article explains how to enable and use New Quizzes.

Canvas: Grade Post Policies

This article describes how to set the default grade post policy in the course gradebook for all assessments in the course or only individual assessment.

Canvas: Grade Publishing Error Code Explanations

This article describes different error codes that could occur when publishing grades on Canvas.

Canvas: Grade Publishing to WebCat

This article describes how to publish grades to WebCat.

Canvas: Gradebook Final Grade Override

This article describes the Final Grade Override feature in Canvas.

Canvas: Gradebook list of Features

This article will discuss functionality in the Gradebook area of the application. Below is a chart that outlines some of the functionality.

Canvas: Gradebook Missing and Late Policy Rules

This article describes how to use the policies feature to define a default Missing or Late policy in Canvas.

Canvas: Gradebook overview

This article describes the grade book functionality in Canvas.

Canvas: Grading Assignments using inline grading

This article describes how to grade assignments using inline grading.

Canvas: Honors Designated Courses

This article describes the options available when a course has an Honors designation.

Canvas: How to create a Module

This article describes how to create a module in Canvas.

Canvas: How to create a quiz

This video details about to create a quiz and explains the various quiz settings that you can apply.

Canvas: How to create an assignment

This article and video demonstrates how to create an assignment in your Canvas course.

Canvas: How to manage access to Modules

This article describes how to control access to the course Modules.  You can publish your course but control when students have access to specific course content.

Canvas: How to Print tests or quizzes

This article explains how to print a test in Canvas to paper or pdf file.

Canvas: How to Print the Syllabus Page

This article describes how to print the syllabus page in Canvas.

Canvas: How to Publish the course

This article describes how to publish your course.

Canvas: Inactive students in course

This article describes inactive students in Canvas.

Canvas: Instructions on how to import previously exported course content

This article describes how to import a previously exported course (Blackboard or Moodle) course into a Canvas course.

Canvas: Integrating External Apps (LTI Tools) in a course

This article describes the External Apps (LTI Tools) that have been enabled for Canvas at UNH as well as the process for requesting that a specific application be enabled.

Canvas: Is my current Web browser compatible with Canvas?

This article describes Web browser compatibility with Canvas.

Canvas: Known Issues

This article provides a summary of the known issues currently in Canvas.

Canvas: Managing Course Files

This article describes the process to manage course files and why it is important.

Canvas: Managing your Course List

This article describes how to manage and customize the Course list on the Canvas Dashboard.

Canvas: Notification Preferences and Settings

This article describes how to change notification settings in Canvas.

Canvas: Organization Enrollment Workflow

This document describes the user management process for organizations in Canvas.

Canvas: Outlook Displays Incorrect Aliases (Known Issue)

This article describes a known issue with Outlook as it pertains to displaying usernames.

Canvas: Quiz Settings and Security

This article contains some notes about quiz settings in your Canvas course.

Canvas: Quizzes Overview

This video provides an overview of how to create and manage quizzes in your course.

Canvas: Requesting Access to Another Users Course Content

This article will explain the process for requesting access to course content from a user that is no longer employed by the university.

Canvas: Requesting course extension for incomplete coursework

This article describes how to request an extension in Canvas to allow students and faculty to finish incomplete work or grading.

Canvas: Research and Adopt Course Material

The Barnes and Noble Faculty Enlight application is the new system for all booklist information.  The new navigation links within Canvas provide easy access for faculty to create and edit their course booklist and for students to view that booklist information. All information entered in Faculty Enlight is also published on the UNH Course Search site.

Canvas: Roles and Permissions

This article describes the different roles you can assign people in Canvas and the permissions associated with those roles.

Canvas: Rubrics Overview

This article describes how to create a rubric and how to add criteria and ratings.

Canvas: Sample Courses

This article provides links to Canvas sample Courses.

Canvas: Semester End Concluded Course

This article describes the properties of a concluded course.

Canvas: Set hyperlinks to open in new window

This article describes how to add or modify hyperlinks in Canvas to open in a new window.

Canvas: Supported Document Types

This article describes the Canvas DocViewer as well as supported document types in Canvas.

Canvas: Timed Quiz Considerations

This article details timed quiz considerations and how timed quiz work in Canvas.

Canvas: To Access Student View

This article describes the Student View feature in Canvas, including known issues as well as linking to pertinent Canvas by Canvas Guides articles.

Canvas: Un-Cross Course sections

This article describes how to get help with "un-crossing" your courses.

Canvas: Using a Wiki

This articles describes how to use wiki pages in a Canvas course.

Canvas: Using Course Copy

This article describes how to import or copy course content from one Canvas course to another.

Canvas: Using the Late Submission Policy in the Gradebook

This article describes how to use the Late Submission policy in the grade book.

Canvas: Using the Missing Submission Policy in the Gradebook

This article describes how to use the missing submission policy in the grade book.

Canvas: VeriCite transition to Turnitin's Simcheck - Faculty Guide

VeriCite is being replaced with Turnitin's Simcheck plagiarism tool as of January 6, 2020.

Canvas:Linking Library Reserves

This article describes the process for linking UNH Library Reserves to a course in Canvas using the native Redirect app. Please note that you are responsible for requesting the desired Reserves through the Library. More information can be found at the library reserves website http://library.unh.edu/faculty/reserves.

Extend UNH - Move course content to a new ExtendUNH course

This document explains how to export course content from a UNH Canvas course and import it into your extendunh.instructure.com course.

If you have created your course in the UNH mycourses.unh.edu environment, you can move it to the extendunh.instructure.com course site by using the Export/Import process.  Since these two course environments are in different server locations you are not able to use the course copy functionality.

Extend UNH - How to add and manage users in your ExtendUNH Course

This document describes how to add the users in your course as well as end of course suggestions. The term “Users” refers to both students and teachers. When an action refers to only one or the other, then the word student or teacher will be used.

Extend UNH - How to Login to an ExtendUNH course

This document describes how non-UNH and UNH students and instructors login to the ExtendUNH course site.  Non-UNH users will use the email provided to the person managing the courrse, while UNH users will use their UNH credentials.

J-Term support for winter break

This article provides quick links to the most common support questions that may arise for faculty teaching an online or hybrid J-Term course with special attention to questions that may arise during the time period when the University is closed.

Kaltura: Access Media that has been Shared With You

This article describes how to access media that has been shared with you.