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Friday, Aug 27, 2021

iClicker Cloud is a free in-class student response system that provides instant feedback to instructors. It can be used to promote active learning through low-stakes knowledge checks and polls. iClickers can also be used for taking in-person attendance based on geolocation.  

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. The service gives all faculty, researchers, students and staff access to a suite of software anytime, anywhere and on any device.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Princeton has a new system for the course reading list—i.e. book adoption and purchasing—called Timber. Faculty and staff will use Timber to place their book orders. Timber is integrated with Labyrinth Books, which will process all reading lists. In August '21, students will use Timber to view required course books and place discounted book...

Thursday, May 6, 2021

We are excited to launch a Syllabus Library for students, faculty and staff at Princeton! The syllabus library is integrated with Canvas and is also accessible directly on this page. 

The syllabus library fulfills several important purposes:

Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021

If you are teaching a summer course, your Canvas site is now ready. If you do not see the course site on your dashboard, please contact us at canvas@princeton.edu

Thursday, Jan 28, 2021

By default all Canvas courses are visible to all Princeton students during the first 2 weeks of classes. We recommend that faculty invite students to participate in “live” Zoom class sessions while following OIT’s...

Friday, Jan 8, 2021

The following features and tools have been updated in Canvas for the spring '21 semester:

Saturday, Dec 19, 2020

We have updated Ed Discussion to LTI 1.3 which allows for the roster in Ed to be synched with the Canvas roster. The update removed Ed temporarily from the left navigation menu. To bring it back in, please go to Settings and then Navigation and drag Ed Discussion up to the unhidden field.    

Monday, Nov 2, 2020

Spring '21 course sites will be ready by November 6th, 2020. Student enrollment will be added early December.  

Saturday, May 30, 2020

The McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning has created a Princeton-specific guide to Canvas for faculty, staff, teaching assistants and administrators. It will give a quick and broad overview of Canvas' features and tools.

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