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Using Canvas Integration: How to activate your FSU Zoom account

The Zoom web-conferencing tool is now integrated and available for use within all courses in FSU's Canvas. Simply follow the steps below to get started. How to activate your FSU Zoom account for use with Canvas integration * Login to your official FSU Zoom account at fsu.zoom.us  using your FSU account credential…

Can I use rubrics in Canvas?

Yes.  Canvas has fairly extensive rubric options, allowing you to attach a rubric to an assignment, graded discussion items, and quizzes. Rubrics can be used both for grading purposes or for feedback only.  You can also create rubrics in Microsoft Excel and then import those rubrics into Canvas. Further resources: …

Instructors: How to re-submit Turnitin Assignment directly to overwrite an existing student submission

The following information provided by Turnitin will help you resubmit a student's paper to Turnitin through Canvas. Before you proceed, please check that the file is an accepted file type and size. Note: To resubmit on behalf of a student, you must enable resubmissions in your assignment settings. This is include…

Canvas Course Setup Checklist

We have created a course setup checklist for our FSU community that incorporates our best practice recommendations . This checklist is available in two different formats: As a Google Doc, or an accessible PDF. Please select your preferred format below. Canvas Course Setup Checklist Google Doc Accessible Canvas Cou…

Publish, Publish, Publish: Key to Canvas as well as academia!

Make sure your students can access your course and its content. Students cannot access your course or any specific items until you have both published the course itself AND published the specific items you want your students to access. Publish your course site You can publish your course site in two ways: From the …

Ally Overview

What is Ally? Blackboard Ally is a tool that works within Canvas to help instructors ensure course content is accessible to all users. It scans pages, documents, images, and more, providing each item with an accessibility score and options for how to remediate if necessary. Why do I need to make my course content…

How do I message my students in a course before the semester starts?

There are two ways you can communicate with students in your course before the semester start date: * Use the  Faculty Center email roster tool in myFSU. * Publish your course and move up the course start date in Canvas. How to publish your Canvas course * In the Home page, select to Publish the course. …

Canvas Workshop and Appointment Registration

This page page has moved! Go to the new workshop and appointment registration page that is now housed on the odl.fsu.edu website for more information about consultations, workshops, webinars, and departmental training opportunities.

How to request a Canvas organization site

Please read through our  Canvas organizations  information. A link to the Organization Request Form can be found on this page.

Can I make group discussion boards?

Yes, you can make group-specific discussions in Canvas.  You will need to create the student groups prior to creating the group discussions. Further resources: * How do I create a group discussion in a course? * How do I assign a graded discussion to a course group? * How do I assign a graded discussion to an …

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