Canvas

Collaborate Ultra access turned off June 30

June 24, 2021 at 3:50 pm

As part of UBC’s move away from Collaborate Ultra, your access to Collaborate Ultra recordings in Canvas will be turned off on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. This removal is in preparation for UBC’s access to Collaborate Ultra and all stored recordings officially ending on July 31, 2021.

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Student Peer Assessments

March 26, 2021 at 5:17 pm

Find tools to help you incorporate student peer assessments into a course. These tools are categorized by 1) those used when students review one another’s work (Canvas Peer Review, CLAS, ComPAIR, peerScholar) and 2) those used when students review one another’s performance in the context of group work (iPeer, peerScholar). Read more »


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New Rich Content Editor in Canvas

December 23, 2020 at 2:45 pm

Enabled December 23, 2020, the New Rich Content Editor in Canvas replaces the existing Rich Content Editor and includes toolbar updates, new media options, and an auto-saving feature.

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LockDown Browser Instructor Guide

December 16, 2020 at 12:24 pm

Introduction and instructions for using LockDown Browser, a web browser that “locks down” what students can do during a quiz in Canvas. Read more »


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LockDown Browser Student Guide

December 16, 2020 at 12:24 pm

Introduction and instructions for students using LockDown Browser, a web browser that “locks down” what they can do during a quiz in Canvas. Read more »


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Kaltura Instructor Guide

November 24, 2020 at 10:51 am

Introduction and instructions for using Kaltura, a media platform where you and your students can create, store, and share multimedia content in Canvas. Read more »


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New Quizzes in Canvas now fixed

November 18, 2020 at 10:30 am

Canvas has resolved issues that were impacting grades with New Quizzes, and New Quizzes can be used again without problems.

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Canvas Student Guide

October 2, 2020 at 7:23 pm

Introduction and instructions for using Canvas, a secure online classroom for each of your courses. Your instructors may use Canvas to communicate with you, share course materials, and post activities to complete. Read more »


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Canvas Instructor Guide

October 2, 2020 at 6:59 pm

Introduction and instructions for using Canvas, UBC’s primary learning platform for delivering online course content. In Canvas, you can share materials (text or multimedia), enable student collaboration and discussion, manage assignments and quizzes, and assign grades. Read more »


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Zoom cloud recording and Canvas integration available

August 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

UBC Zoom data has moved to Canadian data hosting, allowing us to enable cloud recording for Zoom sessions and to integrate Zoom and Canvas.

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