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Information Technology Services

On Wednesday, November 8, 2023, Information Technology Services (ITS) will delete courses in Canvas from the following semesters in accordance with the Canvas course deletion cycle: Spring 2017 Summer 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018 Deleting courses cleans up faculty dashboards and course listings in Canvas, makes current and past courses easier to locate, [Read More]

On October 11, 2023, an issue in Canvas that affected peer reviews was reported to Information Technology Services (ITS). Instructure, the vendor for Canvas, reports their engineers have corrected the issue. ITS has verified that peer reviews appear correctly.  If you still experience the issue with peer reviews, please submit a 6-TECH ticket, call 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324), [Read More]

Canvas has several new, exciting features available this semester! OneDrive Integration With OneDrive integrated into your Canvas course, you can easily share files with students, collaborate on shared documents, provide assignment templates, and connect students to their own OneDrive for easy access. Learn more about the OneDrive Integration. Canvas Student ePortfolios Canvas Student ePortfolios provides [Read More]

On Thursday, February 16, 2023, between 1:05 a.m. and 3:05 a.m. Instructure, the vendor for Canvas, will perform a brief maintenance. It is expected that Canvas will be unavailable for a period of 10 minutes during this window, however, the full duration of the window may be utilized if necessary.

On Friday, August 5, 2022, several new features are coming to Canvas. Instructors can use Student View in Canvas courses to preview how these changes impact students or view a video that explains assignment and discussion enhancements. Assignment Enhancements These updates primarily impact the student experience. The interface and workflow have changed. A progress tracker [Read More]