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Easy Fix #3: Kaltura Makes "Kaptioning" Easy | 2024

Create, Caption, and Share Your Videos with Kaltura Today’s Easy Fix focuses on Kaltura.  Kaltura is a Canvas tool that makes it possible for you to add and edit captions in YouTube videos, enhancing your videos' accessibility. Kaltura is efficient because it automatically generates captions for you, even if the …

Easy Fix #4: Converting Documents and PowerPoints to PDFs | 2024

Easy Fix #4: Converting Documents and PowerPoints to PDFs Today’s Easy Fix focuses on converting your documents and PowerPoints to PDFs. PDFs are often the preferred document type for distributing content to students. That being said, when converting to a PDF, you must take certain steps to ensure your documents r…

Easy Fix #5: The Scary Truth About Scanned PDFs | 2024

Why Scanning Your PDFs Will Create Accessibility Issues Today, we’ll focus on scanned PDFs – why you shouldn’t use them and how to find alternative solutions. Please note that if you cannot find an accessible copy of your content online, it is your responsibility to make one, but be assured that the  Office of Dig…

Easy Fix #2: Clean Up Your Ally Score with TidyUP | 2024

TidyUP Makes Course Organization Easy In our first Easy Fix, we focused on Canvas accessibility tools. Today, we’ll be looking at TidyUP.  TidyUP is a content cleanup tool for Canvas courses that identifies potentially unnecessary content in your course site.  Examples of unwanted content may include outdated, dup…

Easy Fix #1: Fix Inaccessible Content with Built-in Canvas Tools | 2024

A More Accessible Canvas Site Is Just a Few Clicks Away As  previously announced , the Office of Digital Learning is promoting Easy Fix 2024 – an initiative designed to improve course accessibility with a series of small, simple changes. The first Easy Fix demonstrates how to use Canvas’s built-in accessibility…

Canvas Grade Distribution

Can students view their grade distribution in a Canvas course? Yes! Instructors can allow students to view their grade distribution for assignments by deselecting the "Hide grade distribution graphs from students" option in their Course settings. Conversely, by selecting that same box, you can hide the grade distrib…

Annoto Personal Notes

Annoto Personal Notes is a feature that allows students or instructors to make time-tagged notes while watching videos. These notes are visible only to the individual who made them and help link notes to a particular part of a video for easy reference.  You can use your personal notes to summarize the video, reflect …

Microsoft Immersive Reader in Canvas

Navigate this article : * Text Preferences * Grammar Options * Reading Preferences Microsoft Immersive Reader is an accessibility and reading experience tool integrated into Canvas. The tool can be used to help students read and understand course pages, assignment instructions, and the syllabus. It is not availab…

How to update modules and other resources imported from Canvas Commons

If you've ever imported modules (like the FSU Emergency Module or the FSU Course Evaluation Module ) into your course site from Canvas Commons, you may want to know how to update them with the latest information. Follow these steps to check for, read about, and import updates available to Canvas Commons resources …

How do I hold virtual office hours?

Though we have both Canvas Conferences and Zoom web-conferencing tools available at FSU, we strongly recommend using Zoom for virtual office hours because it is well suited to both of the meeting types in this support article. Facilitating regular, scheduled office hours that all students can join This type of …

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