May 13, 2016, by Peter Doughty
The updates for myCourses for Saturday May 14th, 2016 are very light consisting mostly of bug fixes. The notes and video are here:
Since the update is light, here's a tip: Is it possible to personalize to scale? Or is that phrase just an oxymoron? Whether you feel it is possible or not, myCourses does have a nice “Message Students Who” feature. This means you can send out messages to students (en masse) who meet certain criteria and you can do it...
April 21, 2016, by Peter Doughty
myCourses by Canvas operates on a three-week release cycle through which features are added or updated. Academic Technology Teaching and Learning Support blogs highlights from myCourses’ production release notes, a link to these notes, and other relevant content in the days surrounding a production release.
Here are the highlights of the 4/23 myCourses Production Release:
Wrapped Assignments and Event Titles: The Calendar-Month view supports text-wrapping for events and assignment titles...
April 14, 2016, by Peter Doughty
While it might not be the “greatest invention since the zipper” the ability to upload zipped files and folders into myCourses is a very handy feature, especially as we approach the end of the road for Blackboard Learn at UNH (which is May 31st by the way.)
So what’s so great about it? Well, you can upload multiple files at once and myCourses preserves the original folder hierarchy contained in the .zip file being uploaded. Just remember that there is a 500MB storage limit for each course and...