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Upcoming Training Sessions

Canvas Assessments, Exams and Gradebook Training

Thu, Dec 2, 2021, 12:00 pm

In this training we will show faculty and instructional staff how to create assignments (homework, papers, timed exams etc.) and set up the Canvas...

Audience: Faculty, Instructional Staff, Graduate Students

Introduction to Canvas for AIs

Fri, Dec 17, 2021, 10:00 am

This training is customized for AIs who are new (or relatively new) to Canvas and would like to review the core functionalities of a Canvas course...

Audience: Graduate Students

Canvas Assessments, Exams and Gradebook Training

Wed, Jan 5, 2022, 10:00 am

In this training we will show faculty and instructional staff how to create assignments (homework, papers, timed exams etc.) and set up the Canvas...

Audience: Faculty, Instructional Staff, Graduate Students

Announcements

Friday, Aug 27, 2021

iClicker Cloud is a free in-class student response system that provides instant feedback to instructors.

Friday, Aug 20, 2021

Starting August 30, Princeton Virtual Desktops (PVD) will be the University's new solution for accessing Student Labs and other academic software...

Canvas Information

Spring '21: Spring course sites will be available in early December. If you'd like to work on your spring course site before then, please contact canvas@princeton.edu

Support: The McGraw Center will continue to support teaching teams in multiple ways. Our instructional designers will offer individualized assistance and consultations;  we are hosting a number of training sessions for faculty, teaching assistants, and administrative staff; and we will also respond to questions at canvas@princeton.edu

Resources: We have created a set of guides to teaching with Canvas, which supplements our Field Guide to Canvas.  The McGraw Center has also developed valuable resources for returning to the classroom.

Blackboard: Blackboard is no longer available for teaching, although faculty, staff, and students will continue to have archival access to the last seven years of courses on Blackboard. Read more: Blackboard Archive Mode

Faculty Spotlights

Speeding Things Up

Once you get to know your way around Canvas, the day-to-day management of a class is, at least in my experience, much smoother and quicker (than in...

Making Modules Work for You

One of my favorites is the Modules (…) a great way to organize a class.

Encouraging Interactivity

Canvas should not be thought of as a repository of materials, but as a learning system where one can present the information in a more interactive...

Working Together With Canvas

We really like the Modules (and) the ease of student submissions online.

The Importance of User-friendly Design

Canvas (has a) more user-friendly and more intuitive interface than Blackboard